is a Scottish ethologist
and evolutionary biologist
. He currently teaches and undertakes research at St John's College, Oxford
. Along with regular contributions to scientific journals, Grafen is known publicly for his work as co-editor of the 2006 festschrift Richard Dawkins: How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think
, honouring the achievements of his colleague and former academic advisor. He has worked extensively in the field of Biological game theory
, and, in 1990, devised a model showing that Zahavi
's well-known Handicap principle
could theoretically exist in natural populations.
- Modern Statistics for the Life Sciences. Co-author, with Rosie Hails. 2002.
- Richard Dawkins: How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think. Co-editor, with Mark Ridley. 2006.