Ph.D., University of Natal
Fields of research and teaching interest
Animal Behavior. Social behavior among insects. Regulation of colony development and reproduction in bees and ants; genetics of social insects; African bees.
David Fletcher continues his regular travels to South Africa, including visits to the University of the Witwatersrand and two of its affiliated archaeological sites, Sterkfontein and Kromdraai, which continue to yield large numbers of hominid fossils.