2019: Robert E. Page, Jr.

Robert PageDr. Robert E. Page, Jr., PhD, is a pioneer researcher in the field of behavioral genetics; an internationally recognized scholar; a highly respected author; a talented and innovative administrator; and a skilled teacher responsible for mentoring many of today’s top bee scientists.

Dr. Page retired from UC Davis in 2004 after serving as chair of the Entomology Department, and was recruited to be the founding director of the School of Life Sciences of Arizona State University (ASU). Today Dr. Page continues to work on how reproductive regulatory networks are altered by natural selection for division of labor in honey bees. As the 2019 UC Davis Distinguished Emeritus Professor, he does our university proud.