Presently: Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; Faculty, Graduate Programs in Ethology/Ecology; Faculty and Chair, University Studies Transdisciplinary Program; University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Director, Howard Hughes Medical Institute / UT Division of BiologyThreshold Honors Program in Biology.
Formerly: BA, Drew University; Ph.D., Rutgers University; Research Ethologist, National Institute of Mental Health; Research Associate, The Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.
Summers, Cliff H. and Neil Greenberg. 1995. Activation of central biogenic amines following aggressive interactions in male lizards, Anolis carolinensis. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 45:339-349
Greenberg, N. 1994. Ethologically informed design in reptile research. In: Health and Welfare of Captive Reptiles, C. Warwick, F.L. Frye, J.B. Murphy, editors. Chapman & Hall, London. pp. 239-262.
Summers, Cliff H. and Neil Greenberg. 1994. Somatic correlates of adrenergic activity during aggression in the lizard, Anolis carolinensis. Hormones and Behavior 28:29-40.
Greenberg, N. 1993. Endocrine and central aspects of tongue-flicking and exploratory behavior in the lizard, Anolis carolinensis. Brain, Behavior, and Evolution 41:210-218.
Greenberg, N. 1990. The behavioral endocrinology of physiological stress in a lizard. Journal of Experimental Zoology, Supplement 4:170-173.
Greenberg, N. and D. Crews 1990. Endocrine and behavioral responses to aggression and social dominance in the green anole lizard, Anolis carolinensis. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 77:1-10.
Greenberg, N. 1988. Art, Science, Areté. Teaching/Learning Issues, Number 63, Summer. 14 pp.
Greenberg, N., E. Font, and R. Switzer. 1988. The reptilian striatum revisited. In: The Forebrain in Reptiles: Current Concepts of Structure and Function, W. K. Schwerdtfeger and W. J. Smeets, editors. Basel, Karger-verlag. pp. 162-177.
Greenberg, N. 1986. Science and technology as human endeavors. Liberal Education 72(1):35-41.
Greenberg, N. 1985. Exploratory behavior and stress in the lizard, Anolis carolinensis. Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie 70:89-102.
Greenberg, N., T. Chen, and D. Crews. 1984. Social status, gonadal state, and the adrenal stress response in the lizard, Anolis carolinensis. Hormones and Behavior. 18:1-11.
Greenberg, N. 1983. Central and autonomic aspects of aggression and dominance in reptiles. In: Advances in Vertebrate Neuroethology, J.-P. Ewert, R.R. Capranica, and D.J. Ingle, editors. NY, Plenum Press. pp. 1135-1144.
Greenberg, N. 1982. A forebrain atlas and stereotaxic technique for the lizard Anolis carolinensis Journal of Morphology 174(2):217-236.
1997: Chair, University Studies Transdisciplinary Program
1994-1998: Project Director, "Threshold Program in Biomedical Science." Hughes Biomedical Research Institute, HHMI# 71195-539601 ($1,400,000). Undergraduate curriculum revision to integrate basic research with teaching and prepare students for creative graduate research.
1994: Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Citation reads, in part, ". . . for exemplary ethological
research on the causes and consequences of social behavior and for innovative efforts to illuminate the relations between biology and the humanities."
1992: Recipient, University Studies Scholar's Award, acknowledging excellence in transdisciplinary research and teaching.
1992-1993: Principal Investigator, "Neuroendocrinology of Reptilian Social Dominance." UT Professional Development Award ($5,000). Basic research.
1983-1990: Stokely Institute Lecturer, J.R. Stokely Institute for Liberal Arts Education.
Faculty, Graduate Program in Ethology and University Studies Interdisciplinary Program
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee 37919-1610
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