Evolution 2023 SSB Presidential Address

On June 24, 2023, I gave a talk as the Society of Systematic Biologists past president. Here is material related to the talk.

Talk recording

Talk slides

Feel free to use these for social media.


All the slides as a gif

Snail darter and the dam


Award naming

Changes and attempted changes

Further reading on naming


Eugenics analysis

https://github.com/bomeara/EugenicsPublicationAnalysis. Note that as I’m not sure about licensing for downloaded Web of Science data, it starts one step after the actual run process, after all the downloaded files have been aggregated. See the readme for more. It uses R and targets for a workflow.

Coauthorship network over time

Authors publishing in both journals