Don't miss the Office for Religious Life's popular discussion and lecture series encouraging members of the Stanford community to reflect on matters of personal values, beliefs and motivations. Come discover what really matters to and inspires those who help shape the University. All students, faculty, staff and friends are welcome to attend this free event. Bring your brown-bag lunch, if you like.
Deborah M. Gordon is a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. She was a French major at Oberlin College and received her M.Sc. from Stanford and her PhD from Duke. She did postdoctoral work at Harvard and Oxford. Her research in animal behavior and ecology is on the behavior and ecology of ants: how colonies are organized, how colonies in a population interact, the evolution of behavior, and the ecology of invasive species such as the ants in your kitchen.