UOW PERL Research Fellow

(Prioritising Emerging Research Leaders)

School of Earth, Atmospheric and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health
University of Wollongong NSW 2522 Australia 


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cfriesen at uow dot edu dot au

PhD, Department of Zoology, Oregon State University, 2013

BSc in Zoology with a minor in Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, Oregon State University, 2006

BSc in Philosophy, Summa Cum Laude, Oregon State University, 2006

Curriculum Vitae

The Friesen Lab

 Evolutionary Ecology &



My research uses an integrative approach to answer ecological and evolutionary questions by linking genetics, physiology, behavior and reproductive ecology.


My questions are inspired by the curiosity I feel watching animals do what they do.