Andrea L. Graham

Andrea @Grahammunology is the group’s head researcher. Her background is in ecology and evolutionary biology, and that training has shaped her approach to immunoparasitology. She loves singing and has been known to occasionally have popcorn for dinner.


Ph.D. in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Cornell University

A.B. Summa cum laude in Biological Sciences & Sculpture
Mount Holyoke College


2020 Elected Fellow, AAAS
2018 Kavli Fellowship, Kavli Foundation and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences
2017 Role Model in Infection Biology, Leibniz Institute for Zoo & Wildlife Research
2016 Gastprofessorship, ETH Zürich
2006 BBSRC David Phillips Fellowship
2004 Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship
2003 Wellcome Trust Value In People Award
1996 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Pre-doctoral Fellowship
1994 Maurice Hexter Award for Excellence in Teaching in the New York City Public Schools
1990 Clare Boothe Luce Undergraduate Scholarship for Women in Science

Scientific Posts

from 2022
External Faculty of the Santa Fe Institute

from 2019
Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Affiliated Faculty of the Center for Health & Well-Being
Associated Faculty of the Princeton Environmental Institute
Associated Faculty of the Program in Health & Health Policy
Princeton University

Co-Director of the Global Health Program
Princeton University

Associate Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University

Assistant Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Princeton University

BBSRC David Phillips Fellow
University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Leverhulme Trust and School of Biological Sciences Early Career Fellow
University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Post-doctoral Research Associate
University of Edinburgh, Scotland

HHMI Pre-doctoral Fellow and Ph.D. candidate
Cornell University

Research Assistant, Invertebrate Paleontology
American Museum of Natural History

Research Assistant, Koala Conservation Project
University of Queensland, Australia

Summer Research Assistant, Childhood Diabetes Foundation
University of Colorado, Denver

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