Jason Keagy

Assistant Research Professor of Wildlife Behavioral Ecology

Jason Keagy

Research Summary

Cognitive ecology (with studies at genome, individual, and species levels). I am particularly interested in applications for solving wildlife management problems

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Publication Tags

Fish Gasterosteidae Cognition Brain Genotype Gasterosteus Aculeatus Sexual Selection Mating Success Gene Regulatory Networks Genes Rearing Parenting Phenotype Learning Ecology Allopatry Sympatry Reproductive Isolation Divergence Animals Lakes Fitness Mating Behavior Genetic Variation Heuristics

Most Recent Papers

Sensory environment affects Icelandic threespine stickleback’s anti-predator escape behaviour

Murielle Ålund, Brooke Harper, Sigurlaug Kjærnested, Julian E. Ohl, John G. Phillips, Jessica Sattler, Jared Thompson, Javier E. Varg, Sven Wargenau, Janette W. Boughman, Jason Keagy, 2022, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Bowerbird innovation and problem solving

Jason Keagy, 2021,

Behavior-related gene regulatory networks

Saurabh Sinha, Beryl M. Jones, Ian M. Traniello, Syed A. Bukhari, Marc S. Halfon, Hans A. Hofmann, Sui Huang, Paul S. Katz, Jason Keagy, Vincent J. Lynch, Marla B. Sokolowski, Lisa J. Stubbs, Shayan Tabe-Bordbar, Mariana F. Wolfner, Gene E. Robinson, 2020, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 23270-23279

Correction to

Alison M. Bell, Rebecca Trapp, Jason Keagy, 2019, Royal Society Open Science

A major player need not be the only player in speciation

Robin M. Tinghitella, Alycia C.R. Lackey, Michael D. Martin, Peter D. Dijkstra, Jonathan P. Drury, Robert J.P. Heathcote, Jason Keagy, Elizabeth S.C. Scordato, Alexandra M. Tyers, 2018, Behavioral Ecology on p. 802-803

On the role of male competition in speciation

Robin M. Tinghitella, Alycia C.R. Lackey, Michael Martin, Peter D. Dijkstra, Jonathan P. Drury, Robert Heathcote, Jason Keagy, Elizabeth S.C. Scordato, Alexandra M. Tyers, 2018, Behavioral Ecology on p. 783-797

Why does the magnitude of genotype-by-environment interaction vary?

Julia B. Saltz, Alison M. Bell, Jonathan Flint, Richard Gomulkiewicz, Kimberly A. Hughes, Jason Keagy, 2018, Ecology and Evolution on p. 6342-6353

Brain differences in ecologically differentiated sticklebacks

Jason Keagy, Victoria A. Braithwaite, Janette W. Boughman, 2018, Acta Zoologica Sinica on p. 243-250

Parenting behaviour is highly heritable in male stickleback

Alison M. Bell, Rebecca Trapp, Jason Keagy, 2018, Royal Society Open Science on p. 171029

The relationship between male sexual signals, cognitive performance, and mating success in stickleback fish

Ross Minter, Jason Keagy, Robin M. Tinghitella, 2017, Ecology and Evolution on p. 5621-5631

Most-Cited Papers

Why does the magnitude of genotype-by-environment interaction vary?

Julia B. Saltz, Alison M. Bell, Jonathan Flint, Richard Gomulkiewicz, Kimberly A. Hughes, Jason Keagy, 2018, Ecology and Evolution on p. 6342-6353

On the role of male competition in speciation

Robin M. Tinghitella, Alycia C.R. Lackey, Michael Martin, Peter D. Dijkstra, Jonathan P. Drury, Robert Heathcote, Jason Keagy, Elizabeth S.C. Scordato, Alexandra M. Tyers, 2018, Behavioral Ecology on p. 783-797

Cognitive ability and the evolution of multiple behavioral display traits

Jason Keagy, Jean Franois Savard, Gerald Borgia, 2012, Behavioral Ecology on p. 448-456

Male competition fitness landscapes predict both forward and reverse speciation

Jason Keagy, Liliana Lettieri, Janette W. Boughman, 2016, Ecology Letters on p. 71-80

Behavior-related gene regulatory networks

Saurabh Sinha, Beryl M. Jones, Ian M. Traniello, Syed A. Bukhari, Marc S. Halfon, Hans A. Hofmann, Sui Huang, Paul S. Katz, Jason Keagy, Vincent J. Lynch, Marla B. Sokolowski, Lisa J. Stubbs, Shayan Tabe-Bordbar, Mariana F. Wolfner, Gene E. Robinson, 2020, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 23270-23279

The relationship between male sexual signals, cognitive performance, and mating success in stickleback fish

Ross Minter, Jason Keagy, Robin M. Tinghitella, 2017, Ecology and Evolution on p. 5621-5631

Parenting behaviour is highly heritable in male stickleback

Alison M. Bell, Rebecca Trapp, Jason Keagy, 2018, Royal Society Open Science on p. 171029

Brain differences in ecologically differentiated sticklebacks

Jason Keagy, Victoria A. Braithwaite, Janette W. Boughman, 2018, Acta Zoologica Sinica on p. 243-250

The relative roles of genes and rearing environment on the spatial cognitive ability of two sympatric species of threespine stickleback

Jonatan Martinez, Jason Keagy, Benjamin Wurst, William Fetzner, Janette W. Boughman, 2016, Evolutionary Ecology Research on p. 565-581

Cognitively Driven Co-Option and the Evolution of Complex Sexual Displays in Bowerbirds

Gerald Borgia, Jason Keagy, 2015, on p. 75-109