Alycia Reynolds Lackey                                   
As a scientist with interests in
​evolution, ecology, conservation and behavior,


I study what generates, maintains and erodes diversity within and between populations.

Currently, ​​I'm working to understand fitness consequences of different life histories and the maintenance of a developmental polymorphism in salamanders.​

​​​​In my Ph.D. research, I explored how new species form and persist, especially in the context of environmental change and hybridization in stickleback fish.

I am also committed to teaching, mentoring and outreach. I have taught in eight different courses, mentored twelve ​undergraduates in research, completed a teaching certificate, and worked with K-12 students and teachers.

My other passions include dancing, hiking, and enjoying nature.


  The 2014 Salamander Crew