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Rodney Honeycutt, Ph.D.

Rodney Honeycutt, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology
Chair, Natural Science Division

Contact Information

Phone: (310) 506-4879
School: Seaver College
Location: Malibu

Areas of Expertise

  • Ecology
  • Genetics
  • Zoology
  • Evolutionary, conservation, environmental and population biology

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Dr. Rodney Honeycutt has written for books and journals, has taught at universities including Texas A&M University and Harvard, and has worked on many research projects. He was awarded two major grants from the National Science Foundation and began his teaching career with introductory biology labs in biology, anatomy and physiology at Texas Tech University. He later became a lecturer in natural history and classification of vertebrates.

After receiving his Ph.D, Dr. Honeycutt worked on two postdoctoral fellowships for the Australian National University and the University of Michigan. He began his formal career teaching biology courses at Harvard University. He also taught courses at Texas A&M University for undergraduate ecology majors and graduate courses including molecular evolution, quantitative phylogenetics and speciation genetics.


Ph.D., Biology, Texas Tech University

M.S., Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University

B.A., Zoology, The University of Texas at Austin