Sonke Johnsen

Johnsen

Professor of Biology

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor of Biology
  • Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
  • Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 301 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-7321
  • Email Address: sjohnsen@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • Ph.D. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1996
  • B.A. Swarthmore College, 1988

Courses Taught

  • BIOLOGY 293: Research Independent Study
  • BIOLOGY 427S: Current Topics in Sensory Biology
  • BIOLOGY 493: Research Independent Study
  • BIOLOGY 791T: Tutorial
  • BIOLOGY 792: Research
  • NEUROSCI 391: Neuroscience Independent Scholarship 1: Advanced Topics
  • NEUROSCI 392: Neuroscience Independent Scholarship 2: Advanced Topics
  • NEUROSCI 427S: Current Topics in Sensory Biology

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Caves, EM; Green, PA; Zipple, MN; Bharath, D; Peters, S; Johnsen, S; Nowicki, S, Comparison of Categorical Color Perception in Two Estrildid Finches., The American Naturalist, vol 197 no. 2 (2021), pp. 190-202 [10.1086/712379] [abs].