Postdoctoral Scholars Program

Former Postdocs

Former postdoc Emma Grieg collecting sounds from the field in Australia. Photo by Tim Laman. www.TimLaman.com

Çağlar Akçay (2011-2013)

Research focus: Behavioral ecology of western bluebirds (specifically, vocal communication, kin and individual recognition)
Affiliated Lab program: Citizen Science
Website: caglarakcay.wordpress.com/ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Brian Barringer (2011-2012)

Research focus: Oak Ecology
Affiliated Lab program: Bird Population Studies
Website: sites.google.com/site/drbriancbarringer/
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Leonardo Campagna, 2013-2016

Research focus: Processes that generate and maintain avian biodiversity
Affiliate Lab program: Evolutionary Biology
Website: leonardocampagna.weebly.com/ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Matt Carling (2008-2011)

Research focus: genomics of avian hybridization
Affiliated Lab program: Evolutionary Biology
Website: carlinglab.com _______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Nancy Chen (2014-2015)

Research focus: population genomics, quantitative genetics, conservation genomics
Affiliated Lab program: Evolutionary Biology
Website: eeb.cornell.edu/chen/NancyChen/Home.html _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Aurelie Coulon (2006-2008)

Research focus: Landscape Genetics and Conservation
Affiliated Lab program: Evolutionary Biology
Website: aureliecoulon.net
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Dolly Crawford (2010-2012)

Research focus: Conservation and management of the Golden-winged Warbler
Affiliated program : Conservation Science
Current website: ashland.edu/cas/faculty-staff/dr-dolly-crawford
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Anastasia Dalziell (2014-2017)

Research focus: The function and evolution of integrated song and dance displays in the Superb Lyrebird.
Affiliated Lab program: Macaulay Library
Website: anastasiadalziell.com/profile.html
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Ashley Dayer (2013-2015)

Research focus: conservation social science and private lands
Affiliated Lab program: Conservation Science
Website: ashleydayer.com ________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Roi Dor (2008-2011) 

Research focus: avian phylogenomics and adaptation
Affiliated Lab program: Evolutionary Biology
Website: roidorlab.weebly.com
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Jenélle Dowling, 2015-2016

Research focus: Evolution of avian vocal communication in response to social and physical environment.
Affiliate Lab program: Bioacoustics
Website: jenelledowling.com _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Elise Ferree (2007-2010)

Research focus: Breeding behavior in Western Bluebirds
Affiliated Lab program: Janis Dickinson and Evolutionary Biology
Website: faculty.jsd.claremont.edu/eferree/Welcome.html
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Alexandra Class Freeman 2014-2016

Research focus: Developing materials to educate, pique interest, and advocate for active public participation in bird conservation.
Affiliate Lab program: Education
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Emma Greig (2010-2013)

Research focus: Behavioral ecology, acoustic communication, evolution
Affiliated Lab program: Macaulay Library
Website: sites.google.com/site/emmagreighome
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Alison Johnston (2013-2014)

Research focus: developing and applying statistical models to large-scale ecological patterns using eBird data
Affiliated Lab program: Information Science/eBird
Website: zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/alison-johnston
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Sara Kaiser (2013-2014)

Research focus: Ecological and evolutionary implications of behavior
Affiliated program: Macaulay Library
Current website: sarakaiser.com
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Lincoln Larson (2012-2014)

Research focus: Human dimensions of natural resource management
Affiliated Lab program: Bird Population Studies
Website: researchgate.net/profile/Lincoln_Larson
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Alexander Lees, 2015-2016

Research focus: Patterns of taxonomic, phylogenetic, and functional diversity and establishment of conservation priorities throughout the Amazon basin.
Affilated Lab program: Conservation Science
Website: freewebs.com/alexlees/ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Bret Pasch (2014-2016)

Research focus: Ecology and mechanisms of animal acoustic communication
Affiliated Lab program: Macaulay Library
Website: nau.edu/cefns/natsci/biology/faculty-staff/faculty-pages/bret-pasch/
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Ian Pearse (2012-2014)

Research focus: Oak Ecology
Affiliated Lab program: Bird Population Studies
Website: ianpearse.wordpress.com
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Aaron Rice (2009-2010)

Research focus: Sounds of Western North Atlantic Fishes and Whales
Affiliated Lab program: Bioacoustics Research Program
Website: nbb.cornell.edu/neurobio/aaronrice/
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Yu Shiu (2012-2017)

Research focus: Automatic information extraction from sound recordings and large-scale ecological modeling of baleen whales, forest elephants, and their environments.
Affiliated Lab program: Bioacoustics Research Program
Website: birds.cornell.edu/brp/yu-shiu/ _________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Scott Taylor, 2012-2016

Research focus: Hybridization, speciation, natural history, and the impact of environmental change on species interactions and evolution.
Affiliate Lab program: Evolutionary Biology
Website: scotttaylor.ca __________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Andrea Townsend (2009-2011)

Research focus: Florida Scrub-jay mating system with John Fitzpatrick and Irby Lovette in 2009-2010; effects of climate change on the demography and population dynamics of Black-throated Blue Warblers as an NSF bioinformatics postdoctoral fellow (sponsorship of Mike Webster (CLO), Evan Cooch (DNR), and Scott Sillett (Smithsonian Institution) in 2010-2011
Affiliated Lab programs: Evolutionary Biology; Macaulay library
Website: academics.hamilton.edu/townsend
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Rachel Vallender (2006-2009)

Research focus: Conservation Genetics of the Golden-winged Warbler
Affiliated Lab program: Evolutionary Biology and Conservation Science
Website: researchgate.net/profile/Rachel_Vallender
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Eric Walters (2008-2011)

Research focus: Acorn woodpecker social behavior
Affiliated Lab program: Bird Population Studies
Website: ericlwalters.org
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Andrea Wiggins (2012-2014)

Research focus: Social technologies and data management practices to support citizen science
Affiliated Lab program: Program Development and Evaluation
Website: andreawiggins.com
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Eric Wood (2014-2015)

Research focus: Conservation Biology and Applied Ecology
Affiliated program: Conservation Science Program
Website: ericmwood.org

 

 

 

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