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Jennifer Fewell

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President's Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4501
President's Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4501
President's Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1811
Biography

Jennifer Fewell is a President’s Professor and faculty leader for the Organismal, Integrative and Systems Biology Group in the School of Life Sciences. Her research centers around the organization and evolution of insect societies. She is particularly interested in the topics of work organization and the emergence of the division of labor in social groups. Fewell also studies the roles of self-organization and selection in shaping social cooperation.

In current work, she examines the role that self-organization plays in the transition from solitary to group living, and again as groups scale up in size. She primarily works on harvester ants, but she has studied the social organization of a range of other cooperative groups, from sweat bees to NBA basketball teams. She received her PhD in 1988 from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Education
  • Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder 1988 
  • M.S. University of Colorado, Boulder 1985
  • B.A. Cornell University 1979
Publications

Books

Gadau, J and JH Fewell, eds.  2009. Organization of Insect Societies: From Genomes to Sociocomplexity.  Harvard University Press.

 

Refereed journal articles

Waters, JS, A Ochs, J Toth, JH Fewell, JH Harrison. 2016. Differentiating causality and correlation in allometric scaling: ant colony size drives metabolic hypometry. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B 284, 20162582.

Fewell, JH and JF Harrison. 2016. Scaling of work and energy use in social insect colonies. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70:1047-1061

Helmkampf, M, AS Mikheyev, Y Kang, JH Fewell, J Gadau. 2016. Gene expression and variation in social aggression by queens of the harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicus. Molecular Ecology DOI: 10.111/mec.13700.

Overson, R, J Fewell, and J Gadau. 2016. Distribution and origin of intraspecific social variation in the California harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicus. Insectes Sociaux 63:531-541.

Shaffer, Z, T. Sasaki, B. Haney, M Janssen, SC Pratt, and JH Fewell. 2016. The foundress’s dilemma: group selection for cooperation among queens of the harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex californicus. Scientific Reports 6.

Fewell, JH.  2015. Social biomimicry: what do ants and bees tell us about organization in the natural world? Journal of Bioeconomics. DOI: 10.1007/s10818-015-9207-2

Kang, Y and JH Fewell.  2015. Co-evolutionary dynamics of a host-parasite interaction model: obligate versus facultative social parasitism. arXiv preprint arXiv:1505.04348.

Nunn, CL, F Jordan, CM McCabe, JL Verdolin, JH Fewell.  2015. Infectious disease and group size: more than just a numbers game. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B. 370: DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0111.

Clark, RM and JH Fewell.   2014. Social Dynamics drive selection in cooperative associations of ant queens.  Behavioral Ecology 25:117-123.

Clark, RM and JH Fewell.  2014 Transitioning from unstable to stable colony growth in the desert leafcutter ant Acromyrmex versicolor.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68:163-171.

Overson, R, J Gadau, RM Clark, SC Pratt and JH Fewell.  2014.  Behavioral transitions with the evolution of cooperative nest founding by harvester ant queens.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68:21-30.

Pinter-Wollman, N, EA Hobson, JE Smith, AJ Edelman, D Shizuka, S de Silva, JS Waters, SD Prager, T Sasaki, G Wittemyer, JH Fewell and D McDonald.  2014. The dynamics of animal social networks: analytical, conceptual, and theoretical advances. Behavioral Ecology online doi: 10.1093/beheco/art047.

Holbrook, CT, TH Eriksson, RP Overson, J Gadau, JH Fewell.  2013.  Colony size effects on task organization in the harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicusInsectes Sociaux 60:191-201.

Holbrook, CT, P Kukuk and JH Fewell.  2013. Increased group size promotes division of labour in de novo groups of sweat bees.  Behavior 150:1449-1466.

Fewell, JH, D Armbruster, J Ingraham, A Petersen and JS Waters.  2012.  Basketball teams as strategic networks.  PLoS ONE.  DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047445.

Linksvayer, TA, JH Fewell, J Gadau and MD Laubichler.  2012.  Developmental evolution in social insects: Regulatory networks from genes to societies.  Journal of Experimental Zoology (Molecular and Developmental Evolution) 318:159-169.

Waters, JS and JH Fewell.  Information processing in social insect networks.  PLoS ONE 7: e40337. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040337.

Holbrook, CT, PM Barden and JH Fewell.  2011.  Division of labor increases with colony size in the harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicus.  Behavioral Ecology 22:960-966.

Kang, Y., R. Clark, M. Makiyama and J. Fewell. 2011. Mathematical modeling on obligate mutualism: interactions between leaf-cutter ants and their fungus garden.  Journal of Theoretical Biology 289:116-127.

Waters, J.S., C.T. Holbrook, J.H. Fewell and J.F. Harrison.  2010.  Allometric scaling of metabolism, growth and activity in whole colonies of the seed-harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex californicus.  American Naturalist 176:501-510.

Anderson, K.A., C.R. Smith, T.A. Linksvayer, B.M. Mott, J. Gadau and J.H. Fewell.  2009. Modeling the maintenance of a dependent lineage system: The influence of positive frequency-dependent selection on sex ratio.  Evolution 63:2142-2152

Holbrook, C.T., R.M. Clark, R. Jeanson, S.M. Bertram, P.F. Kukuk, and J.H. Fewell. 2009. Emergence and consequences of division of labor in associations of normally solitary sweat bees. Ethology 115(4): 301-310.

Jeanson, R. and J.H. Fewell.  2008.  Influence of the social context on division of labor in ant foundress associations.  Behavioral Ecology 19:567-574

Oldroyd, B.P. and J.H. Fewell.  2008.  Large fitness benefits from polyandry in the honey bee.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23:59-60

Oldroyd, B.P. and J.H. Fewell.  2007.  Genetic diversity promotes homeostasis in social insect colonies.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22:408-422.

Jeanson, R., J.H. Fewell, R. Gorelick, S.M. Bertram.  2007.  Emergence of increased division of labor as a function of group size.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62:289-298.

Anderson, K.E., J. Gadau, B.M. Mott, R.A. Johnson, A. Altamirano, C. Strehl, and J.H. Fewell.  2006.  Distribution and Evolutionary History of Genetic Caste Determination in seed harvester ants, Pogonomyrmex barbatus and Pogonomyrmex rugosusEcology, 87: 2171-2184.

Anderson, KE, B Hölldobler, JH Fewell, BM Mott, J Gadau.  2006.  Population-wide lineage frequencies predict genetic load in the seed-harvester ant PogonomyrmexProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103: 13433-13438.

Clark, R.M., K.E. Anderson, J. Gadau and J.H. Fewell.  2006.  Behavioral regulation of genetic caste determination in Pogonomyrmex barbatusEcology, 87: 2201-2206.

Harrison, JF, JH Fewell, Anderson KE, Loper GM.  2006.  Environmental physiology of the invasion of the Americas by Africanized honeybees.  Integrative and Comparative Biology, 46: 1110-1122.

Jeanson, R, P.F. Kukuk and J.H. Fewell.  2005.  Emergence of division of labour in halictine bees: contributions of social interactions and behavioral variance.  Animal Behaviour 70: 1183-1193.

Gorelick, R., S.M. Bertram, P.R. Killeen, and J.H. Fewell. 2004.  Normalized mutual entropy in biology: Quantifying division of labor. American Naturalist 164:677-682.

Helms Cahan, S. and  J.H. Fewell.  2004.  Division of labor and the evolution of task sharing in queen associations of the ant Pogonomyrmex californicus.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 56:9-17.

Julian, G.E. and J.H. Fewell.  2004.  Genetic variation and task specialization in the desert leaf-cutter ant, Acromyrmex versicolor.  Animal Behaviour 68:1-8.

Fewell, JH  2003.  Social Insect Networks.  Science 301:1867-1870.

Bertram SM, R Gorelick and JH Fewell.  2003.  Colony response to graded resource changes: An analytical model of the influence of genotype, environment, and dominance.  Theoretical Population Biology.  64:151-162.

Feuerbacher E, Fewell JH, Roberts SP, Smith EF, Harrison JF.  2003.  Effects of load type (pollen or nectar) and load mass on hovering metabolic rate and mechanical power output in the honey bee Apis melliferaJournal of Experimental Biology  206:1855-1865.

Sullivan, JP, SE Fahrbach, JF Harrison, EA Capaldi, JH Fewell and GE Robinson.  2003.  Juvenile hormone and division of labor in honey bee colonies: effects of allatectomy on flight behavior and metabolism.  Journal of Experimental Biology 206:2287-2296.

Fewell, JH and SM Bertram.  2002.  Evidence for genetic variation in worker task performance by African and European honey bees.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 52:318-325.

Huang, ZY and JH Fewell.  2002.  Modeling insect societies: from genes to colony behavior. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 17, 403-404

Julian, GE, JH Fewell, J Gadau, RA Johnson, and D DeRoma.  2002.  Genetic determination of the queen caste in an ant hybrid zone.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99: 8157-8160.

Harrison, JF and JH Fewell.  2002.  Environmental and genetic influences on flight metabolic rate in the honey bee, Apis mellifera.  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A. 133:323-333.

Beshers, SN and JH Fewell.  2001.  Models of division of labor in social insects.  Annual Review of Entomology 46:413-440.

Fewell, JH and RE Page Jr.  2000.  Colony-level selection effects on individual foraging task performance in honey bees, Apis mellifera L.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 48:173-181.

Helms, K,  JH Fewell and SW Rissing.  2000.  Sex ratio determination by queens and workers in the ant Pheidole desertorumAnimal Behaviour 59:523-527.

Fewell, JH and SM Bertram.  1999.  Division of labor in a dynamic environment: response by honey bees to graded changes in colony pollen stores.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 46:171-179.

Fewell, JH and RE Page Jr.  1999.  The emergence of division of labor in forced associations of ant foundresses.  Evolutionary Ecology Research 1:537-548.

Harrison, JF, JH Fewell, SP Roberts, and HG Hall.  1997.  Letter: Honeybee

thermoregulation.  Science  276:1016-1017.

Fewell, JH, JF Harrison, JRB Lighton, and MD Breed.  1996.  Foraging energetics of the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavataOecologia  105:419-427.

Fewell, JH and ML Winston.  1996.  Honey storage levels and regulation of foraging in the honey bee, Apis mellifera L.   Behavioral Ecology  7:286-291.

Breed, MD, C Stierstorfer, E Furness, J Jeral and JH Fewell.  1996.  Interindividual

constancy of localized search in the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavata.  Journal of Insect Behavior  9:673-682.

Harrison, JF, JH Fewell, S Roberts and HG Hall.  1996.  Achievement of thermal stability by varying metabolic heat production in flying honeybees.  Science 274:88-90.

Harrison, JF and JH  Fewell.  1995.  Temperature effects on activity, feeding and digestion in the two-striped grasshopper, Melanoplus bivittatusPhysiological Zoology 68:453-473.

Fewell, JH and RE Page Jr.  1993.  Genotypic variation in foraging responses to environmental stimuli by honey bees, Apis melliferaExperientia 49:1106-1111.

Fewell, JH, JF Harrison, TM Stiller, and MD Breed.  1992.  Distance effects on resource profitability and recruitment in the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavataOecologia 92: 542-547.

Fewell, JH and ML Winston.  1992.  Colony state and regulation of pollen foraging in the honey bee, Apis mellifera L.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 30:387-393.

Fewell, JH and JF Harrison.  1991.  Flexible seed selection by individual western harvester ants, Pogonomyrmex occidentalisBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 28:377-384.

Breed, MD, TM Stiller, JH Fewell and JF Harrison.  1991.  Intercolonial interactions and nestmate discrimination in the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavataBiotropica, 23:301-306.

Fewell, JH and ML Winston.  1991.  Individual foraging effort as a function of colony population in the honey bee, Apis mellifera L.  Animal Behaviour, 42:153-155.

Fewell, JH.  1990.  Directional fidelity as a foraging constraint in the western harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex occidentalisOecologia, 82:45-51.

Harrison, JF, JH Fewell, TM Stiller, MD Breed.  1989.  The effect of experience on cues used during orientation to food in the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavataAnimal Behaviour, 37:869-871.

Breed, MD, KR Williams and JH Fewell. 1989.   Comb wax mediates the acquisition of nestmate recognition cues in honey bees.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 85:8766-8769.

Fewell, J.H.  1988.  Energetic and time costs of foraging in harvester ants, Pogonomyrmex occidentalisBehavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 22:401-408.

Bennett, B and JH Fewell.  1987.  Play frequencies in captive and free-ranging bighorn lambs, Ovis canadensis.   Zoo Biology  6:237-241.

Breed, MD, JH Fewell, AJ Moore and KR Williams.  1987.  Graded recruitment in a Ponerine ant.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 20:407-411.

 

Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Articles

Fewell, JH and P Abbot. 2018. Insect Sociality. In: A Cordoba Aquilar, D González-Tokman and I González-Santoyo eds: Insect Behavior: From Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences. In Press. Oxford University Press.

Wcislo, W and JH Fewell. 2017. Sociality in Bees. In: D Rubenstein and P Abbot, eds: Comparative Social Evolution. Cambridge University Press. Pp 50-83.

Hamilton, A and JH Fewell.  2013. Groups, individuals and the emergence of sociality. In: F Bouchard and P Huneman, eds: From Groups to Individuals: Evolution and Emerging Individuality. The MIT Press.

Fewell, JH.  2010.  Division of Labor.  In: MD Breed and J Moore, eds. Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Academic Press, Oxford.

Fewell, JH, S Schmidt and T Taylor.  2009.  Division of labor in the context of complexity.  In: J Gadau and JH Fewell, eds.  Insect Sociogenesis: From Genomes to Societies.  Harvard University Press. 

Clarke, RM and JH  Fewell.  2004.  Eusociality.  In: M Bekoff, ed.  Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior.  Greenwood Press.

Fewell, JH 1999.  Foraging task organization by honey bees.  In: R Hoopingarner and L

Connor, eds. Apiculture for the 21st Century.  Wicwacs Press, pp 15-24.

Loper, GM, JH Fewell, DR Smith, WS Sheppard and N Schiff.  1999.  Genetic changes of a population of feral honey bees in the Sonoran desert of southern Arizona following the arrival of Acarapis woodi, Varroa jacobsoni and Africanization. In: R Hoopingarner and L Connor, eds. Apiculture for the 21st Century.  Wicwacs Press, pp 47-51.

Fewell, JH.  1988.  Variation in foraging patterns of the western harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex occidentalis, in relation to variation in habitat structure.  In: Interindividual Behavioral Variability in Social Insects, RL Jeanne, ed.  Westview Press, Boulder, CO.

 

Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 436Sociobiology & Behavioral Ecol
BIO 493Honors Thesis
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
BIO 496Undergraduate Thesis
Summer 2017
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BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Spring 2017
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BIO 492Honors Directed Study
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
BIO 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2016
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BIO 493Honors Thesis
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
BIO 496Undergraduate Thesis
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Spring 2016
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BIO 331Animal Behavior
BIO 492Honors Directed Study
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 436Sociobiology & Behavioral Ecol
BIO 492Honors Directed Study
BIO 493Honors Thesis
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
ANB 602Current Issues In Behavior
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 331Animal Behavior
BIO 492Honors Directed Study
BIO 493Honors Thesis
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 436Sociobiology & Behavioral Ecol
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
ANB 602Current Issues In Behavior
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 331Animal Behavior
BIO 493Honors Thesis
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Fall 2013
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BIO 189Life Sciences Career Paths
BIO 331Animal Behavior
BIO 492Honors Directed Study
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 495Undergraduate Research
Presentations
  • Haney, BR and JH Fewell. The evolution and reproductive consequences of primary polygyny in a harvester ant. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (Nov 2014).
  • Fewell, Jennifer, and Jon Harrison. Scaling of energetics and the organization of work in harvester ant colonies. 7th International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research (Oct 2014).
  • Oyita Udiani, J. Fewell, Y. Kang,. Dynamics of social behavior and task performance in cooperative ant foundress association. The Seventh International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research (Oct 2014).
  • Xiaohui Guo, J. Valenzuela, Y. Kang, J. Fewell,. An agent-­-based-­-model of ants' antennations: the social network dynamics of ant colon. 7th International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research (Oct 2014).
  • Clark, Rebecca and Fewell, Jennifer. Extremes in social complexity: Colony development and the division of labor of leafcutter ant colonies. 7th International Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology: Education and Research (Oct 2014).
  • JH Fewell. Social dynamics and selection for cooperation in groups of harvester ant queens. Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting (Aug 2014).
  • Fewell, JH and Gadau, J. Costs and benefits of cooperation: primary polygyny in harvester ants. 17th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI) (Jul 2014).
  • Harrison, Jon, Waters, James, Holbrook, Carter Tate, Fewell, Jennifer. Scaling of energetics and division of labor in harvester ants. 17th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI), Cairns, Australia, (Jul 2014).
  • Fewell, JH. Self organization and the transition to cooperative sociality. Invited seminar at Michigan State University, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Program (Feb 2014).
  • Fewell, Jennifer. Self organization and division of labor in insect societies. Invited seminar at Michigan State University, BEACON center (Feb 2014).
  • Fewell, JH. Ant foundress associations and the transition to cooperative sociality. Invited seminar at Michigan State University, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Program (Feb 2014).
  • BR Haney and JH Fewell. Reproductive consequences of primary polygyny in a harvester ant population. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting (Nov 2013).
  • JH Fewell, D Rubenstein and J Hunt, PI's. Building a large-scale database for social evolution. NESCent working group on building a large scale data base for social evolution (Sep 2013).
  • BR Haney and JH Fewell. Reproductive consequences of primary polygyny in a harvester ant population. Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting (Aug 2013).
  • Z Shaffer, SC Pratt, and JH Fewell. The foundress' dilemma: Group selection for cooperation among queens of Pogonomyrmex californicus. Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting (Aug 2013).
  • JH Fewell. Social dynamics and social selection in ant foundress associations. Invited Seminar, University of Pittsburgh (Mar 2013).
  • Fewell, JH. Connecting network structure to function in social and social insect networks. Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of America (Nov 2012).
  • Fewell, JH and JF Harrison. Energy matters: metabolism and life history strategies in Africanized and European honey bees. Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of America (Nov 2012).
  • Mallot, E, A Thompson, S Neuberg and J Fewell. Lying: the making of the world. interdisciplinary conference (Oct 2012).
  • Fewell, JH. What can social insects tell us about group cooperation and cohesion?. Ringberg symposium: Biological Determinants & Contingencies of Economic Behavior (Jul 2012).
  • JH Fewell, P Abbot, D Rubenstein E Lacey and J Hunt,. Building a large-scale database of sociality. Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting (Jun 2012).
  • Drake, L, Clark, R, Fewell, J. Division of labor scales with colony size in desert leafcutter ants. Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting (Jun 2012).
  • Holbrook, CT, Fewell, JH. How does colony size affect task organization in the ant Pogonomyrmex californicus?. Animal Behavior Society Annual Meeting (Jun 2012).
  • Barnard, M, Haney, B, Helmkampf, M, Fewell, JH. Accepting the costs as well as the benefits? Assessing variance in investment to costly tasks by queens of a polygynous ant. Animal Behavior Society (Jun 2012).
  • Fewell, JH. Ants and Basketball: connecting network structure to group function. Symposium on animal social networks, University of Wyoming (Apr 2012).
  • JH Fewell, D Rubenstein and J Hunt, PI's. Building a large-scale database for social evolution. NESCent working group on building a large scale data base for social evolution (Feb 2012).
  • JH Fewell. Social insects as models for human social organizations. Working group on Integrating evolutionary theory with behavioral economics (Nov 2011).
  • JH Fewell, D Rubenstein and J Hunt, PI's. Building a large-scale database for social evolution. NESCent working group on building a large scale data base for social evolution (Jul 2011).
  • Fewell, JH, D Armbruster and J Ingraham. Ants and Basketball: team networks. Animal Behavior Society annual meeting (Jul 2011).
  • JH Fewell. Managing the hive: organizing principles in social insects and human social organizations. NSF funded workshop at ASU (May 2011).
  • Fewell, JH and J Waters. Social insects as regulatory networks. Animal Behavior Society (Jul 2010).
  • JH Fewell. Social insect organization: Connections to human social constructs. Social Biomimicry: Conference on Insect Societies and Human Design, Arizona State University (Feb 2010).
  • C.T. Holbrook, and J.H. Fewell. Division of labor scales with colony size in the seed-harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicus. Social Biomimicry: Conference on Insect Societies and Human Design, Arizona State University (Feb 2010).
  • Fewell, JH, T Deacon and J Hunt. Other regulatory systems in the biological world. NASCent Workshop: The Nature of Regulation (Nov 2009).
  • Shaffer, Z, S Pratt, T Sasaki, J Fewell, M Anderies, M Janssen. The Foundress’ Dilemma: an Agent-Based model of Colony-Founding Strategy in Ants. Annual Conference, N American Association for Computational Social and Organizational Sciences (Oct 2009).
  • Holbrook, CT and JH Fewell. Emergence of division of labor in associations of normally solitary sweat bees. International Society for Behavioral Ecology Congress, Cornell University (Aug 2009).
  • Jeanson, R, RM Clark, CT Holbrook, SM Bertram, PF Kukuk, and JH Fewell. Emergence of division of labor in forced associations of solitary individuals. 31st International Ethological Conference, Rennes, France (Aug 2009).
  • Fewell, JH. Self-organization and the emergence of group behaviors. ASU Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity: Groups as Individuals in Social Dynamics (May 2009).
  • Fewell, JH. Social insect networks: How simple parts make complex systems. Allen E Edwards Guest Lecture, Department of Psychology, University of Washington (Feb 2009).
  • Waters, JS, CT Holbrook, JH Fewell, and JF Harrison. Allometric scaling of whole-colony metabolic rate in Pogonomyrmex californicus. Annual Meeting, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Boston, MA (Jan 2009).
  • Holbrook, CT, JS Waters, JF Harrison, and JH Fewell. Social scaling in the seed-harvester ant Pogonomyrmex californicus. North American Section of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects, Biennial meeting (Oct 2008).
  • Fewell, Jennifer. Evolution and emergence of division of labor in the social insects. Invited Seminar, Dept EEB, University of Arizona (Nov 2006).
  • Fewell, Jennifer. Ant misbehavin. SoLS Studio presentation (Oct 2006).
  • Fewell, Jennifer. Ergonomic networks and division of labor. XV Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (Aug 2006).
  • Anderson, K, Gadau, J, Fewell, Jennifer. Obligate polyandry and genetic caste determination in Pogonomyrmex. XV Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (Aug 2006).
  • Clark, R, Fewell, Jennifer. Does decreased division of labor lead to improved fitness in foundress associations of Pogonomyrmex californicus?. XV Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (Aug 2006).
  • Fewell, Jennifer. Self-organization of division of labor in new social groups. Animal Behavior Society, 43rd Annual Meeting (Aug 2006).
  • Grayson, D, Fewell, Jennifer, Harrison, J. Size alone does not account for differences in metabolic rate between Africanized and European honey bees. Animal Behavior Society, 43rd Annual Meeting (Aug 2006).
  • Grayson, D, Fewell, Jennifer, Harrison, J. Size alone does not account for differences in metabolic rate between Africanized and European honey bees. XV Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (Aug 2006).
  • Grayson, D, Harrison, J, Fewell, Jennifer. Foraging effort and metabolism in European and African honey bees. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual meeting (Jan 2006).
  • Harrison, J, Fewell, Jennifer. An environmental physiologist perspective on the invasion of the Americas by Africanized honey bees. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Annual meeting (Jan 2006).
  • Barnd, B, Grayson, D, Fewell, Jennifer, Harrison, Jon, Hunt, G. QTL Affecting Metabolic Rate & Body Size Differences Between Africanized and European Honey Bees. Annual meeting, Entomological Society of America (Nov 2005).
  • Clark, Rebecca, Anderson, Kirk, Fewell, Jennifer. Behavioral regulation of genetic caste determination in harvester ants. Annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society, Snowbird, UT (Aug 2005).
  • Grayson, Dina, Keyel, Alexander, Fewell, Jennifer, Harrison, Jon. Metabolism and foraging behavior in European and African honeybees. Entomological Society of America annual meeting (Nov 2004).
  • Clark, Rebecca, Anderson, Kirk, Johnson, Robert, Fewell, Jennifer. Mechanisms of genetic caste determination in an ant hybrid zone. Entomological Society of America annual meeting (Nov 2004).
  • Fewell, Jennifer, Anderson, Kirk, Johnson, Robert, Gadau, Juergen. Genetic caste determination in Pogonomyrmex harvester ants. Entomological Society of America annual meeting (Nov 2004).
  • Jeanson, Raphael, Kukuk, Penelope, Fewell, Jennifer. Emergence of task specialization in halictine bees. North American Section Meeting, IUSSI (Oct 2004).
  • Gorelick, Root, Bertram, Susan, Killeen, Peter, Fewell, Jennifer. Normalized mutual entropy in biology: quantifying division of labor. North American Section Meeting, IUSSI (Oct 2004).
  • Anderson, Kirk, Johnson, Robert, Gadau, Juergen, Fewell, Jennifer. Genetic caste determination in Pogonomyrmex harvester ants. North American Section Meeting, IUSSI (Oct 2004).
  • Grayson, Dina, Keyel, Alexander, Fewell, Jennifer, Harrison, Jon. Metabolism and foraging behavior in European and African honey bees. North American Section Meeting, IUSSI (Oct 2004).
  • Gorelick, Root, Bertram, Susan, Fewell, Jennifer. Theoretical approaches to understand social organization. 4th Santa Fe Workshop on Social Insects, Margetschoecheim (Sep 2004).
  • Fewell, Jennifer, Anderson, K, Johnson, R, Gadau, J. Genetic determination of the reproductive caste in harvester ants. Animal Behavior Society annual meeting (Jun 2004).
  • Grayson, D, Keyel, A, Fewell, Jennifer, Harrison, J. Metabolism and foraging rate in European and Africanized honey bees. Animal Behavior Society annual meeting (Jun 2004).
  • Grayson, Dina, Harrison, Jon, Fewell, Jennifer. Student Poster Competition: Phosphorus as a possible mechanism for faster growth in Africanized honey bees. Entomological Society of America, annual meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Fewell, Jennifer. Dynamics of an ant hybrid zone. Annual Center for Insect Studies Poster Hexapodium
  • Fewell, Jennifer. Energetic costs of thermoregulative behavior in bumble bees:. Annual meeting, International Union for the Study of Social Insects, German Section
  • Fewell, Jennifer. Group size and division of labor in ants. Animal Behavior Society
  • Fewell, Jennifer. Normalized mutual entropy in biology: quantifying division of labor. 2nd International Workshop on Mathematics and Algorithms of Social Insects
  • Fewell, Jennifer. Quantifying division of labor. Animal Behavior Society
  • Griffin, William, Schmidt, S, Nara, Atsushi, Torrens, Paul, Fewell, Jennifer, Sechler, Casey. Integrating ABM & GIS to Model Typologies of Playgroup Dynamics in Preschool Children. Agent 2007: Complex Interaction and Social Emergence
Service
  • ASU Distinguished Teaching Academy, member (2012 - Present)
  • ASU Distinguished Teaching Academy, member (2012 - Present)
  • ASU Distinguished Teaching Academy, member (2012 - Present)
  • Journal of Bioeconomics, Editorial Board member (2011 - Present)
  • Journal of Bioeconomics, Editorial Board member (2011 - Present)
  • Journal of Bioeconomics, Editorial Board member (2011 - Present)
  • Journal of Bioeconomics, Editorial Board member (2011 - Present)
  • ASU Accreditation Committee, Section leader for Criterion 3 (2011 - Present)
  • ASU Accreditation Committee, Section leader for Criterion 3 (2011 - Present)
  • Ask a Biologist, contributor (2011 - Present)
  • SoLS Undergraduate Curriculum Revision Committee, member (2010 - Present)
  • ABRCMS-MARC conference, Student Poster judge: poster abstracts (2009 - Present)
  • ASU Faculty Women's Association, Executive Board member and past president (2009 - Present)
  • ASU Faculty Women's Association, Executive Board member and past president (2009 - Present)
  • ASU Faculty Women's Association, Executive Board member and past president (2009 - Present)
  • ASU Faculty Women's Association, Member, Steering committee (2009 - Present)
  • ABRCMS-MARC conference, Student Poster judge and student mentor (2006 - Present)
  • OISB Personnel Committee, Member (2006 - Present)
  • OISB Personnel Committee, Member (2006 - Present)
  • OISB Personnel Committee, Member (2006 - Present)
  • OISB Personnel Committee, Member (2006 - Present)
  • OISB Personnel Committee, Member (2006 - Present)
  • Outreach to local elementary schools, Visiting scientist: 1-2 times per year (2006 - Present)
  • Seminar in social complexity, Participant, help in organization (2005 - Present)
  • Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, Executive Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, Executive Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, Executive Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, Co-Director (2005 - Present)
  • Outreach to local news organizations, Provide information on honey bees and Africanized bees in Arizona (2005 - Present)
  • ASU Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, Executive Board (2004 - Present)
  • ASU Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, Executive Board (2004 - Present)
  • Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program, Director (2004 - Present)
  • Pre-MARC, Associate director (2004 - Present)
  • Center for Insect Science, Member, Hexapodium committee (2003 - Present)
  • Social Insect Research Group, Faculty mentor (1996 - Present)
  • USDA NIFA Insects and Nematodes in Plant Systems Panel, Panel Member (2014 - 2014)
  • Regents Professor Selection Committee, Committee member (2012 - 2014)
  • Regents Professor Selection Committee, Committee member (2012 - 2013)
  • CLAS Dean's Advisory Council, member (2010 - 2013)
  • NSF DEB panel, panel member (2013 - 2013)
  • Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Associate Dean of Faculty (2012 - 2012)
  • Animal Behavior Society, Nominated for President (2012 - 2012)
  • ASU Accreditation Committee, Section leader for Criterion 3 (2011 - 2012)
  • ASU Faculty Women's Association, President (2010 - 2012)
  • OISB Faculty, Faculty Leader (2011 - 2012)
  • Dean's Faculty Advisory Committee, Chair, Fall 2011 (2011 - 2011)
  • USDA: CSREES, Member, Managed Bees Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP) (2008 - 2011)
  • NSF Animal Behavior Panel, Panel Member (2011 - 2011)
  • USDA CAP Panel, Panel Member (2011 - 2011)
  • Ask a Biologist, Podcast on ants and basketball (2011 - 2011)
  • NSF: Animal Behavior Panel, Panelist (2011 - 2011)
  • ASU CSDC: Workshop on Social Insects and Business organizaton, Organizer and Chair (2010 - 2011)
  • Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, Executive Committee Member (2005 - 2011)
  • NSF: Animal Behavior Panel, Panelist (2010 - 2010)
  • ASU Faculty Women's Association, President elect (2010 - 2010)
  • USDA: CSREES, Member, Managed Bees Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP) (2009 - 2009)
  • ASU Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity:Conference on Groups as Individuals in Social Dynamics, Conference Co-Organizer and Co-Chair (2009 - 2009)
  • Center for Social Dynamics and Complexity, Co-Director (2005 - 2009)
  • Animal Behavior Society, Executive Committee Member (2004 - 2008)
  • Animal Behavior Society, Senior Program Officer (2005 - 2007)
  • Center for Insect Science, Member, Hexapodium committee (2003 - 2007)
  • National Science Foundation: Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants, Panel member (2006 - 2006)
  • Search committee, faculty hire in Philosophy of Science, Committee member (2005 - 2005)
  • Animal Behavior Society, Junior Program Officer (2003 - 2005)
  • Search committee, faculty member in Philosophy of Science, Committee member (2005 - 2005)
  • Search committee, faculty hire in social complexity, Committee member (2005 - 2005)
  • Arizona Science Center, Lecturer: Social insects and social networks (2004)
  • Committee to build a center in Social Dynamics and Complexity, Director (2004)
  • International Union for the Study of Social Insects: North American Section, Organizer, 3rd meeting of the North American Section (2004)
  • MARC-NIH, Annual Biomedical Research Careers for Minorities Conference (ABRCMS), Judge, student paper competition (2004)
  • United States Department of Agriculture, Panel member: Integrative Biology of Arthropods and Nematodes (2004)
  • Strategic Planning Committee, member (2003 - 2004)
  • 4th Santa Fe Workshop on Social Insects, Co-organizer (2003)
  • Arizona Biology Network, ASU Liason (2003)
  • Gordon Research Conference on genes and behavior, Discussion leader (2003)
  • Host, 3rd Meeting of the North American Section, Co-organizer (2003)
  • IMSD program, ASU West, steering committee member (2003)
  • K-12 Outreach activities, presenter at local elementary schools (2003)
  • Pre-MARC, organizing committee (2003)