Rebecca Calisi Rodríguez was awarded her M.S. from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2006 and completed her doctoral degree from UC Berkeley in 2010 under the supervision of Dr. George Bentley. She continued her postdoctoral training in the labs of John Wingfield (UC Davis) and Timothy Gentner (UC San Diego) from 2010-2013. Se also worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the labs of Erica Bree Rosenblum and Lance Kriegsfeld (UC Berkeley, 2013-2014). She was a faculty member in the Biology Department of Barnard College of Columbia University from 2014-2015 and joined the faculty of UC Davis in 2015. At UC Davis, she studies how the environment affects brain, behavior, & health. Calisi Rodríguez is a leader in advocating for inclusive and equitable environments in academia and beyond. Learn more about her science and advocacy work here.
Talks with this Speaker
Rebecca Calisi Rodríguez’s research on pigeons, like her life, is one of charting an original path. She studies the biology of parental behaviors and taps into her experiences to advocate for better support for mothers in science. (Talk recorded in June 2018)
- General Public
- Educators of H. School / Intro Undergrad
- Educators of Adv. Undergrad / Grad