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Dan Howard



  • Higher Ed: Science, Higher Ed: Administrator 


Born Dec. 12, 1954
B.S. Biology, Stanford University 1977
M.Phil., Biology, Yale University 1981
Ph.D., Biology, Yale University 1982
Postdoc, Michigan State University1982-1985
Curator of Zoology, Museum of Northern Arizona 1985-1988
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Regents Professor, New Mexico State University 1988-2008
Professor of Biology and Dean of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences UC Denver 2008-Present 


Evolutionary Biology and Genetics 


Braswell, W.E., J.A. Andrs, L.S. Maroja, R.G. Harrison, D.J. Howard, and W.J. Swanson. 2006. Identification and comparative analysis of accessory gland proteins in Orthoptera. Genome 49:1069-1080.

Birge, L.M., S.M. Bogdanowicz, R.G. Harrison, and D.J. Howard. 2007. Microsatellites in the striped ground crickets, Allonemobius (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) Molecular Ecology Notes 7:1094-1096.

Birge, L.M, W.E. Braswell, and D.J. Howard. 2007. A component of isolation between Allonemobius shalontaki (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Nemobiinae) and a sympatric congener. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 100:721-728.

Britch, S.C., E.J. Swartout, D.D. Hampton, M.L. Draney, J. Chu, J.L. Marshall, and D.J. Howard. 2007. Genetic architecture of conspecific sperm precedence. Genetics 176:1209-1222.

Traylor, T., A. Birand, J.L. Marshall, and D.J. Howard. 2008. A zone of overlap and hybridization between Allonemobius socius and a new Allonemobius spp. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101:30-39.

Birand, A.C. and D.J. Howard. 2008. The relationship between proportion of endemics and species diversity on islands: expectations from a null model. Ecography 31:286-288.
Ross, C.H., J. H. Benedix, Jr., C. Garcia, K. Lambeth, R. Perry, V. Selwyn, and D. J. Howard. 2008. Scale-independent criteria and scale-dependent agents determining the structure of a ground cricket mosaic hybrid zone. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 94:777-796.

Howard, D. J., S. R. Palumbi, L. Birge, M. K. Manier. 2009. Sperm and speciation, pp. 367-403. In T.R. Birkhead, D.J. Hosken and S. Pitnick (eds.), Sperm Biology: an Evolutionary Approach. Elsevier Press.