Pronouns he/him
Type of expert Biologist
Expertise evolution, mutualism, genetics
Email address
Primary phone number
Twitter @JBYoder
Time zone -7 GMT
City Los Angeles
State CA
Country United States
Notes I study the evolution and coevolution of interacting species, especially mutualists. I am a collaborator with the Joshua Tree Genome Project ( and the Queer in STEM ( study of LGBTQ experiences in scientific careers. I also edit the Molecular Ecologist (, a blog about the uses of genetic data in ecology and evolutionary biology, and I have written for the website of Scientific American, the LA Review of Books, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and Slate, among other venues; I have provided comments for media outlets including the Atlantic, the New York Times, WBUR Boston, and the BBC World News. I am gay (and also white and cisgender).
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