Ph.D. Evolutionary Biology, University of Texas, 1969.
Rackham Doctoral Mentorship Award, 2007.
Prof. Low is an evolutionary and behavior ecologist, with particular interests in life history and conservation and management issues, including the impact of human life history on resources.
B. Low, Why Sex Matters: A Darwinian Look at Human Behavior. Princeton University Press, 2001.
R. Costanza, B. Low, E. Ostrom, J. Wilson, eds. Institutions, Ecosystems, and Sustainability. CRC Press, 2001
S.Braude and B. Low. Methods and Models in Evolution, Ecology and Conservation Biology, Princeton Uiversity Press, 2010.
Low, Bobbi S. in press. Noble savages or consummate concumers: The behavioral ecology of building a green conservation future. Ch 5 in R. Robertson (ed). Ecological Economics of Green Future. Lichigan State Press.
Borgerhoff Mulder, M., S. Bowles, T. Hertz, A. Bell, J. Beise, G. Clark, I. Fazzio, M. Gurven, K. Hill, P. L. Hooper, W. Irons, H. Kaplan, D. Leonetti, B. Low, F. Marlowe, S. Naidu, D. Nolin, P. Piraino, R. Quinlan, R. Sear, M. Shenk, E. A. Smith, P. Weissner. 2009. The intergenerational transmission of wealth and the dynamics of wealth in pre-modern societies. Science. 326(5953): 682-688.
Shenk, Mary K., M. Borgerhoff Mulder, S. Bowles, J. Beise, G. Clark, W. Irons, D. Leonetti, Bobbi S. Low, T. Hertz, A. Bell, P. Piraino. 2009. Intergenerational wealth transmission among agriculturalists. Current Anthropology 51(1): 65-82.
Low, Bobbi S., Ashley Hazel, Nicolas Parker, Kathleen B, Welch. 2008. Influences on women’s reproductive lives: Unexpected ecological underpinnings. Cross-Cultural Research 42:201-219.