Shane Campbell-Staton

Shane Campbell-Staton

Faculty-in-Residence - Dykstra Hall

scampbellstaton@ucla.edu

Born in CT and raised in Sumter, SC, Shane Campbell-Staton is an assistant professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the Institute for Society and Genetics at UCLA. He earned his B.S. at University of Rochester and Ph.D. in the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. Shane’s research focuses on how humans act as engines of evolution for species across the planet. He studies animals, from lizards to elephants, trying to understand how they adapt to rapid environmental change. Additionally, he is the creator and host of The Biology of Superheroes Podcast (https://thebiologyofsuperheroespodcast.podbean.com/), where he explores the science of science fiction and comic books.

Faculty-in-Residence

Dr. Scot “Dr. Scot” Brown
African American Studies and History
Rieber Hall
Dr. Eddie Cole
Sproul Hall
Dr. Genevieve “Gena” Carpio
Chicana/o Studies
Rieber Vista
Dr. Irene Chen
Olympic Hall
Dr. Jen Silvers
Psychology
Hedrick Summit
Dr. Jessica Harris
Education & Organizational Change
Rieber Terrace
Dr. Michelle Liu Carriger
Theater and Performance Studies
Saxon Suites
Dr. Mike Hill
Mathematics
De Neve East
Dr. Miryung Kim
Computer Science
De Neve West
Dr. Nina Eidsheim
Delta Terrace
Dr. Rana Khankan
Hedrick Hall
Dr. Robert Teranishi
Education & Asian American Studies
Sproul Cove and Landing
Dr. Sarah Beckmann
Saxon Suites
Dr. Sean Metzger
Theater
Courtside
Dr. Suzanne “Seppy” Seplow
Education
Hedrick Hall
Dr. Tina Christie
Centennial Hall
Dr. Toby Higbie
History
Rieber Hall