Peter H. Klopfer

Professor Emeritus of Biology

Office: 
050 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
90338
Phone: 
(919) 684-3991
Fax: 
919-684-6168
Email: 

Research Interests: 

mother-infant attachments in mammals and imprinting in birds development and control of aggressive behavior, and its neurobiological mechanisms. causes of species diversity. hibernation in lemurs

mother-infant attachments in mammals and imprinting in birds development and control of aggressive behavior, and its
neurobiological mechanisms. causes of species diversity. hibernation in lemurs

Education

  • Ph.D. 1958, Yale University

  • PhD 1957, Yale University

  • B.A. 1952, University of California at Los Angeles

Awards

  • Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1963 Outstanding Professor Award, Duke University Student Association, 1968 Elected Fellow, Animal Behavior Society, 1968

  • Humboldt Award, von Humboldt Stiftung of the German Federal Republic, Samual Cook Society Distinguished Service Award, Tembrock Foundation Anniversary Lecture epublic, 1979-1