Neal (M.S.) Spatial
memory in migratory Savannah Sparrows. Teacher, Science & Math
School, DeKalb County, GA.
Jennifer (Ficken) Buchanan
(M.S.) 1983 Parent-offspring conflict in Northern Mockingbirds.
Biologist, Grand Bay National Estuarine Reserve, Moss Point, MS.
Simm (M.S.) 1984 Foraging behavior of a migratory bird, the
Yellow-rumped Warbler. Ph.D., candidate, Institute of Marine Science,
The University of Southern Mississippi, Ocean Springs, MS.
Mathis (M.S.) 1986 Geomagnetism and the homing
orientation of the Box Turtle. Professor and Head, Department of
Biology, Southwest Missouri State University.
Loria Rose (M.S.) 1988 Stopover ecology and feeding behavior
of migratory Red-eyed Vireos. Physician, New Orleans, LA.
Amy Jo Kuenzi
(M.S.) 1989 Stopover biology of nearctic-neotropical passerine migrants
on East Ship Island, Mississippi. Associate Professor, Montana Tech,
(M.S.) 1991 Relationship between spring migration and the breeding of
Yellow Warblers along the southwestern shore of Lake Erie. Director,
Black Swamp Bird Observatory, Upper Sandusky, OH.
Wang (Ph.D.) 1993 Stopover ecology of spring
intercontinental migratory thrushes along the northern coast of the
Gulf of Mexico. Professor, Alabama A&M University,
Woodrey (Ph.D.) 1995 Stopover behavior and
age-specific ecology of neotropical passerine migrant landbirds during
autumn along the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Research
Coordinator/Research Biologist, Mississippi State University, Grand Bay
National Estuarine Research Reserve, Moss Point, MS.
Mark can be reached at email@example.com
Aborn (Ph.D.) 1996 Habitat, selection, movement,
and activity budjects of neotropical landbird migrants following
trans-gulf migration. Associate Professor, University of Tennessee at
Chattanooga, Chatanooga, TN.
(M.S.) 1996 Sleep patterns and effect of sleep loss on a migratory
bird, the Yellow-rumped Warbler. Consultant, High Consulting, Inc.,
(Dwyer) Heise (M.S.) 1999 Age-related differences in the
pre-migratory behavior of Gray Catbirds. Adjunct instructor, North
Carolina Central University, Raleigh, NC.
Cimprich (Ph.D.) 2000 Predation risk and the predator
avoidance behavior of migrant birds during stopover. Coordinator of
Black-capped VireoProject, Texas Nature Conservancy, Ft. Hood, TX.
(M.S.) 2000 Reproductive ecology of the interior population of Least
Tern along the lower Mississippi River. Associate Director,
Western Reserve Land Conservancy, Novelty, Ohio.
Woltmann (M.S.) 2000 Autumn migration behavior and
winter distribution of migratory hawks. Ph. D. candidate,
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.
(Ph.D) 2002 Sex-biased differential migration: An examination of
proximate causes and ecological consequences. Assistant Professor,
Hiram College, Hiram, OH
Farrington (M.S.) 2003 Habitat use by migratory birds during
fall migration at a stopover site in Alabama. High school teacher, Cape
(M.S.) 2003 Effect of arrival fat on song and song-flight performance
of male Bluethroats (Luscinia svecica). Bird Conservation Coordinator.
Audubon South Carolina.
Smith (Ph. D.) 2003 Resources and arrival of
landbird migrants at northerly breeding grounds: Linking en route with
breeding season events. Associate Professor, University of Scranton,
D.) 2004 Hierarchical
relationships of breeding and wintering bird communities to tree-fall
canopy gaps in southern bottomland hardwood forests. Wildlife
Biologist, Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS.
Owen (Ph. D.) 2004 Avian immune function and
the energetic demands of long-distance migration. Assistant Professor,
Department of Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and Department of
Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Michigan State University, Lansing, M.
Bru (M.S.) 2005 Effects of song on spring
Zugunruhe in the female Indigo Bunting, Passerina cyanea. Doctoral
student. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Buler (Ph. D.) 2006. Understanding habitat
use by landbirds during migration along the Mississippi Gulf coast
using a scale-dependent approach. Research Associate, Wetlands Research
Center, Lafayette, LA, and Department of Entomology and
Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware.
Wheeless (M.S.) 2006. Use of a dredged material island
by landbird migrants: implications for conservation and restoration of
stopover habitat. Ph. D. student, The University of Southern
Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.
Amanda Jo Williams (M.S.). 2007. The
role of migration and breeding hormones in the recrudescence of avian
pathogens. Doctoral student, Emory University.
(M.S). 2008. Habitat associations of en route migrating songbirds over
the southwestern United States as detected by Doppler weather
surveillance radar. Biologist with the Florida Field Station of the
National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC), Avon Park, Florida
(M.S. Student; BA Geography SUNY @ Albany): Migratory behavior and
departure decisions in coastal areas.
(Ph.D. student; M.S., Budapest University of Technology and Economics,
M.Sc., University of Debrecen): Social behavior and information
acquisition of migrants during stopover. Post-doctoral researcher, University of California Davis.
Emily Cohen (Ph. D.) 2011. Movement ecology of an intercontinental migratory bird during spring stopover. Postdoctoral Fellow. Migratory Bird Center, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Washington, DC
Sheri Glowinski Matamoros (Ph.D.) 2013. A Bird in the Binoculars: Understanding Birding's Potential to Contribute to Sustainable Development and Biological Conservation. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, Lake Superior State University, Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Emily Lain (M.S.) 2012. Effects of Hurricane Disturbance on the Stopover Ecology of Intercontinental Landbird Migrants in Coastal Louisiana. Biology Instructor (online). Pennsylvania State University.
Michael Sellers (M.S.) 2011. Tick infestations and their consequences for migratory songbirds during spring stopover. Instructor and Lab Coordinator. Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi.
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