Dr. Rosemary Grant has been an inspiration to generations of students and scientists in the field of evolution. Her work (along with husband Peter) on the finches of the Galapagos Islands provided one of the first and clearest demonstrations of natural selection occurring in real time. This talk is the first Paul C. Mundinger Distinguished Lecture, established in honor of the late Paul Mundinger, who received his Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology from Cornell. His research also focused on hybridization in finches. Read a Q&A with Rosemary Grant and find out more about the Mundinger Distinguished Lectureship.