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March 19, 2004

Curriculum Vitae


Reed Austin Cartwright

Current Position

Doctoral Student
Department of Genetics
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-7223


  1. Population Genetics & Evolutionary Biology
  2. Biological Theory & Computational Biology
  3. Bioinformatics
  4. Biology Education
  5. Evolution of Language Ability
  6. Geographical Genetics & Genetic Structure
  7. Individually Based, Spatially Explicit Evolutionary Models
  8. Frequency-Dependent Selection

Grant Support

  1. NSF Predoctoral Fellowship
  2. Graduate Research Assistantship


  1. PhD Genetics (University of Georgia In Progress)
    1. Advisor: Wyatt Anderson
    2. Late Advisor: Marjorie Asmussen
    3. Committee Members: John Avise, Jim Hamrick, Ron Pulliam, Paul Schliekelman
  2. BS Genetics, cum laude with honors (University of Georgia 2000)
  3. AB Latin, cum laude with honors (University of Georgia 2000)
  4. College Prep Diploma (Athens Academy 1997)

Honors and Awards

  1. NSF Predoctoral Fellow
  2. Phi Beta Kappa
  3. Warlick-Mannion Classical Scholar
  4. Golden Key
  5. Dean’s List
  6. Presidential Scholar
  7. Kossack Calculus Prize (2nd) (1998)
  8. Who’s Who in America’s Colleges and Universities
  9. AP National Scholar
  10. Cum Laude Society
  11. National Honor Society


  1. Married to Tiffany Andrews Cartwright since August 2002
  2. Hometown: Athens, GA

Languages Studied

Latin, Greek, Sanskrit

Programming Experience

C/C++, Perl, Matlab, Java, Xhtml, Bison/Flex

Work Experience

  1. Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introductory Genetics (Fall 2002)
  2. Research Technician for Dr. Marjorie Asmussen (2001)
  3. Undergrad Worker for Dr. Marjorie Asmussen (2000)
  4. Computer Technician, Kitchen Staff, Office Staff, et al.

Critically Peer-Reviewed Papers

  1. Asmussen MA, Cartwright RA, Spencer HG. (2004) “Frequency-dependent selection with dominance: A window onto the behavior of the mean fitness” Genetics 167 (1): 499

Other Papers

  1. Musgrave IF, Reuland S, and Cartwright RA (2004) Theory is as Theory Does. The Panda’s Thumb.
  2. Cartwright RA (2004) Ignorance excludes evolution. Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Jan 28.
  3. Cartwright RA and Theobald DL (2003) Citing Scadding (1981) and Misunderstanding Vestigiality. Talk.Origins Archive
  4. Cartwright RA (2001) Genetic Barriers Don’t Exist. Talk.Origins Archive Post of the Month: July

Posted by Reed A. Cartwright at March 19, 2004 03:55 PM

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