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Dr. Jessica L. Ware

Dr. Jessica Ware is an evolutionary biologist. In her past and current research, she has focused on four main areas: systematics, behaviour, biodiversity and biogeography. 

Using molecular and morphological techniques she has used modern phylogenetic analyses to evaluate species, test family monophyly, assess biogeographical distributions in light of divergence time estimates and improve conservation efforts. 

She is Past President of the World Dragonfly Association, Past President of the Entomological Society of America, and former president of the SysEB section of the Entomological Society of America. She serves as the Diversity Director for the Society of Systematic Biology. Jessica is a member of the Dragonfly Society of the Americas, the Society of Systematic Biology, the Entomological Society of America, and the World Dragonfly Association.

Professional Preparation 
University of British Columbia: Invertebrate Zoology, Bachelor of Science, 2001 
Rutgers University: Entomology, PhD, 2008 
American Museum of Natural History: NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Insect Systematics (2008-2010) 

2020-present, Associate Curator of Invertebrate Zoology, AMNH

2010-2020, Associate Professor, Rutgers University, Newark

Editorial Boards 
International Journal of Odonatology (2010-Present)

Organisms, Diversity and Evolution (2009-Present)

Odonatologica (2013-Present)

Nature Scientific Reports (2014-Present)

Systematic Entomology (2014-Present)

Insect Systematics and Diversity (2019-Present)

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