Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley · ambikamath[at]gmail.com
- 2018-Present: Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science, University of California Berkeley: Postdoctoral Fellow
- 2017-2018: University of California Santa Barbara: Postdoctoral Researcher
- 2011 – 2017 Harvard University: Ph.D. in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
- 2007 – 2011 Amherst College: B.A. summa cum laude in Biology
- 2012, 2009 Organization for Tropical Studies
- Costa Rica Graduate Course in Tropical Biology
- South Africa Semester in Ecology and Conservation
- Kamath A, and JB Losos. 2018. Reconsidering territoriality is necessary for understanding Anolis mating systems. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 72: 106 [link; PDF]
- Kamath A, and JB Losos. 2018. Quantifying movement behavior, the first step of sexual selection, in the lizard Anolis sagrei. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: 285: 20172244 [link; preprint here]
- Doering GN, A Kamath, CM Wright, and JN Pruitt. In Press. Worker size is associated with foraging surface in the African ant Anoplolepis custodiens. Insect Sociaux.
- Lichtenstein, JLL, SE Bengston, A Kamath, L Avilés, and JN Pruitt. Accepted. Female-biased sex ratios increase colony survival and reproductive output in the spider Anelosimus studiosus. American Naturalist.
- Donihue CM, A Herrel, A-C Fabre, A Kamath, AJ Geneva, TW Schoener, JJ Kolbe, and JB Losos. In Press. Hurricane-induced adaptive shifts in the morphology of an island lizard. Nature.
- Pruitt JN, CM Wright, JLL Lichtenstein, GT Chism, BL McEwan, A Kamath, and N Pinter-Wollman. 2017. Selection on collective aggressiveness favors followership, not leadership. Current Biology 28: 100-105.
- Lichtenstein JLL, GT Chism, A Kamath, and JN Pruitt. 2017. Higher intraindividual behavioral variability predicts foraging outcome in a beach-dwelling jumping spider. Scientific Reports 7: 18063.
- Kamath A, and JB Losos. 2017. The erratic and contingent progression of research on territoriality in Anolis lizards. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:89 [link; preprint here].
- Kamath, A, RA Levin, and JS Miller. 2017. Floral size and shape evolution following the transition to gender dimorphism. American Journal of Botany [online here; open access] 104 : 451-460.
- Kamath, A, and JB Losos. 2017. Does ecological specialization transcend scale? Habitat partitioning among individuals and species of Anolis lizards. Evolution 71: 541-549 [online here].
- Brown, H, A Kamath, and M Rubega. 2017. Facilitating discussions about privilege among future conservation practitioners. Conservation Biology 31: 727-730 [PDF, Supp. Mat.].
- Kamath, A. 2016 Ornament morphology varies with display behaviour and sexual size dimorphism, but not habitat, in the fan-throated lizard (Sitana, Agamidae). Journal of Herpetology [PDF]
- Kamath, A, and R. Sreekar. 2016. Morphology, ecology, and behaviour of Hylarana intermedia, a Western Ghats frog. Acta Herpetologica 11: 15 – 20. [Open Access; link]
- Miller, JS, A Kamath, BC Husband, and RA Levin. 2016. Correlated polymorphism in cytotype and sexual system within a monophyletic species, Lycium californicum. Annals of Botany 117: 307 – 317.
- Kamath, A. and YE Stuart. 2015. Movement rates of the lizard Anolis carolinensis in the presence and absence of Anolis sagrei. Breviora 546 1 – 7 [PDF].
- Kamath, A, YE Stuart, and TS Campbell.2013. Behavioral partitioning by the native lizard Anolis carolinensis in the presence and absence of the invasive Anolis sagrei in Florida. Breviora 535: 1 – 10 [PDF]
- Kamath RS, M Dore, A Kamath, and AV Kamath. 2012. Reinterpreting Tal Chapper: The integration of social and environmental concerns through adaptive reuse in a wildlife sanctuary in northwest India. Interventions and Adaptive Reuse 3 [invited article; PDF]
- Miller JS, A Kamath, J Damashek, and RA Levin. 2011. Out of America to Africa or Asia: Inference of dispersal histories using nuclear and plastid DNA and the S-RNase self-incompatibility locus. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28: 793 – 801 [link]
- Miller JS, A Kamath, and RA Levin. 2009. Do multiple tortoises equal a hare? The utility of nine noncoding plastid regions for species-level phylogenetics in Tribe Lycieae. Systematic Botany 34: 796-804. [PDF]
- Kamath A. 2009. What is the unit of natural selection? Is the gene’s eye view of evolution unacceptably reductionist? Resonance 14: 1047-1059. [PDF]