Sarah Jaumann

Sarah Jaumann
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Current Research

I study the effects of nutrition and experience on cognition and search behavior in insect pollinators.


Postdoc with Dr. Adam Smith, The George Washington University, U.S.A., 2017- present.

Ph.D., Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (with Preparing Future Faculty certification), University of Minnesota, U.S.A., 2017.

B.S., Zoology, Psychology, and Biological Science (three separate majors), Colorado State University, U.S.A., 2011.


Jaumann, S., Snell-Rood, E.C. (2019) "Adult nutritional stress decreases choosiness and fecundity in female butterflies." Behavioral Ecology.

Jaumann, S., Snell-Rood, E. C. (2017) "Butterflies do not alter conspecific avoidance in response to variation in density." Integrative and Comparative Biology, 57, 396-406.

Jaumann, S., Snell-Rood, E. C. (2017) "Trade-offs between fecundity and choosiness in ovipositing butterflies." Animal Behaviour, 123, 433-440.

Snell-Rood, E. C., Swanson, E., Jaumann, S. (2015) "Insects as a model system to understand the evolutionary implications of innovation" in Animal Creativity and Innovation, 459-477.

Jaumann, S., Scudelari, R., Naug, D. (2013) "Energetic cost of learning and memory can cause cognitive impairment in honeybees." Biology Letters, 9.


Adam Smith