Stephen Nowicki

Dr. Stephen Nowicki

Dean and Vice Provost, Duke University

Dr. Stephen Nowicki is Dean and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education and a Professor in the Departments of Biology, Psychology, and Neuroscience at Duke University and in the department of neurobiology in Duke’s medical center. Dr. Nowicki’s research explores proximate mechanisms underlying the evolution of behavior. He is especially interested in the structure, function, and evolution of animal communication systems, using birdsong as a model system. Dr. Nowicki is the author of HMH Biology and a program advisor for HMH Science Dimensions.