Anurag A. Agrawal

Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/College of Arts and Sciences

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Contact Information

E425 Corson Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-4255

Anurag A. Agrawal

Professor
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
Community and evolutionary ecology of plant-animal interactions; interspecific interactions; genotypic and environmental influences on insect communities; phenotypic plasticity; induced plant defense against herbivores; ecological genetics; phylogenetic and tropical ecology

Current Research Interest
Antagonistic interactions between plants and insect herbivores; evolutionary ecology of plant defense; biological diversity of plants and herbivores.

Distinction
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow
National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award
Ecological Society of America, R.H. MacArthur Award 

Selected Publications
Agrawal, Anurag A., Amy P. Hastings, Gideon S. Bradburd, Ellen C. Woods, Tobias Züst, Jeffrey A. Harvey, and Tibor Bukovinszky. "Evolution of Plant Growth and Defense in a Continental Introduction." The American Naturalist 186, no. 1 (2015): E1-E15.

Weber, Marjorie G. and Anurag A. Agrawal. “Defense Mutualisms Enhance Plant Diversification. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (2014): 16442-16447.

Cornell Research Website Article
Chemical Ecology—A Cornell Pioneered Field