James Hare
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Professor and Assoc. Head

Office 222 Bio-Sci Bldg.

Research Interests

Biodiversity, Ecology and Environment, Evolution and maintenance of sociality, Social behaviour, costs and benefits of group living, sociality, social parasitism, kin, neighbour and individual recognition, proximate mechanisms of recognition, antipredator behaviour, alarm-calling, vocal communication, chemical defense, emphasis on field studies of ground-dwelling squirrels and laboratory studies of slave-making ants

Recent Publications

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Important Dates

December 9: Classes end in most faculties and schools

December 12 – December 22: Final examination period for most faculties and schools. Students must remain available until all examination obligations have been fulfilled.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Randy Jamieson: “A disappointing explanation of experimental evidence for reading baboons and avian diagnosticians: Simon’s ant rides again!” — Friday, December 9 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.

General seminar: Jacqueline Verstege, MSc Defense: “Fox and lemming responses to climate and snow confitions at the Arctic's edge” — Monday, December 12 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Melanie Lalonde, MSc Defense: “Biogeography and Genetic Population Structure of the Buckeye Butterflies (Genus Junonia) in the Western Hemisphere: Patterns of Hybridization, Dispersal, and Speciation” — Wednesday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.