Title: Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University - 2010
B.Sc. University of California, San Diego - Ecology Behavior and Evolution- 2004
Rangel J, Griffin SR, Seeley TD (2010) An oligarchy of nest-site scouts triggers a honey bee swarm’s departure from the hive. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 64: 979-987.
Rangel J, Griffin SR, Seeley TD (2010) Nest-site defense by competing honey bee swarms during house-hunting. Ethology. 115: 1-11.
Rangel J, Mattila HR, Seeley TD (2009) No intracolonial nepotism during colony fissioning in honey bees. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Biological Sciences. 276: 3895-3900.
Rangel J, Seeley TD (2008) The signals initiating the mass exodus of a honey bee swarm from its nest. Animal Behaviour. 76: 1943-1952.
Nieh JC, Contrera FAL, Rangel J, Imperatriz-Fonseca VL (2003) Effect of food location and quality on recruitment sounds and success in two stingless bees, Melipona mandacaia and Melipona bicolor. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 55: 87-94.
Bender K, Rangel J, Feldman D (2003) Development of columnar topography in the excitatory layer 4 to layer 2/3 projection in rat barrel cortex. Journal of Neuroscience. 23: 8759-8770.