Ben Winger

Resident Graduate Student

Ben is a PhD candidate at the University of Chicago. He is studying speciation in Andean birds, and the evolution of seasonal migration in neotropical birds. He does his fieldwork in the Andes of Peru and the boreal forests of North America. He uses the Pritzker Lab and the bird collections of the Field Museum for his research. Please visit his website for more information.

Education and Work

2009- present: University of Chicago, Committee on Evolutionary Biology, Chicago, IL.  (PhD expected 2014) 2007: B.A. Cornell University, summa cum laude, College Scholars program


2014 Society of Systematic Biologists' Ernst Mayr Award (best student talk at Evolution Meetings)

Please visit Ben's website for publication list

Research Sketch

EcuadorPeruNeotropicsNorth America