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Who is this guy?? (#1) (National Wildlife)
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Who is this guy??(#4) (Day's Edge Productions)


 

Research Honors & Awards

Teaching Awards

  • "Distinguished Early-Career Teaching Award", College of Science, University of Arizona, 2007
  • Most Inspirational Faculty” distinction, Graduating seniors, College of Science, University of Arizona, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
  • "Featured Faculty" (selected by undergraduates at Department of Photography), Center of Creative Photography, Tucson, Fall 2007
  • Inagural "Best Teacher" Award, OBE, University of Montana, 1999

Photography Awards

 

Education



Editorial service


Employment history

  • 2010-present, Professor, University of Arizona, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • 2006-2010, Associate Professor, University of Arizona, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • 2002-2006, Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • 2002-present, Faculty Curator of Birds, University of Arizona's Museum of Natural History
  • 1998-1999, University of Montana, Instructor/Lecturer
  • 1991-1992, Alaska Fish & Wildlife Research Center; Research Associate
  • 1991-1992, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), Kaktovik; Research Associate
  • 1990, Moscow University Lab of Ornithology, Expeditions to the Caucasus National Preserves; Lead Biologist
  • 1987-1990, Moscow University Zoological Museum, Biological Surveys of the Far East, Korea, and Sea of Japan; Lead Biologist
  • 1986-1989, Moscow University Zoological Museum, Winter expeditions to the Middle East and Transcaucasia; Research Associate
  • 1984-1990, Moscow University Lab of Ornithology, Biological Surveys of Western Himalaya Avifauna; Project PI
  • 1987-1989, Losiny Ostrov National Park; Staff Biologist
  • 1986-1988 RSFR Academy of Sciences; Biological Surveys of Kamchatka Peninsula; Ornithologist

Teaching

Instructor/Lecturer:

University of Arizona


University of Montana, others

Part-time Instructor/Guest Lecturer:

  • ECOL 600 - Evolution Core (2003-cur.)
  • ECOL 405 - Behavioral Ecology (2003)
  • BIOL 306 - Mammalogy and Mammalogy Lab (1996, 1997, 1998)
  • BIOL 232 - Genetics & Evolution (1996: 6 sections, 1997)
  • BIOL 450 -Animal Behavior (1995)
  • BIOL 340 - Ecology Lab (1994, 1995)


Recent grant support:

  • NSF Evolutionary Processes – Reconciling innovation and adaptation during ongoing range expansion, 2013-2018, (PI)
  • The Packard Foundation – Evolution of diversity in animal coloration: A novel evolutionary synthesis, 2005-2010, 2010-2014, (PI)
  • NSF CAREER, Integrative Biology Program: Ecological and Physiological Systems – Evolution and ontogeny of conditional mating tactics in a model avian system, 2005-2011, (PI).
  • NSF Population Biology Panel – The evolution of maternal effects in a model avian system, 2004-2010, (PI).
  • NSF Mathematical Biology Panel – Mathematical insights into origin, evolution, and maintenance of conditional mating tactics, 2005-2009, (PI).
  • NSF Population Biology Panel – The evolution of maternal effects in a model avian system.  2001-2004, (PI).
  • NSF, Population Biology Panel – The evolution of sexual dimorphism in recently established populations: An ontogenetic perspective, 2000-2004, (PI).
  • NSF/ESF/NERC Research Coordination Network: “Integrating Ecology and Endocrinology”, 2005-2010
  • SSE “Darwin 200” Outreach Award, 2009
  • Fulbright Foundation Collaborative Research Grant, 2008-2010
  • Supplement to NSF Population Biology Panel – The evolution of maternal effects in a model avian system, 2005-2009
  • European Science Foundation, EU Science Council 2006-2009
  • The Kosciuszko Foundation, 2006-2007
  • NSF, Population Biology Panel – The evolution of sexual dimorphism in recently established populations: An ontogenetic perspective, 2003-2006
  • NSF DDIG (Rebecca Young-Ph.D. student) – Developmental origins and evolutionary consequences of modularity in a complex morphological trait, 2006-2009


National & international professional service (selected, last 3 years):

  • Science magazine, Newcomb Cleveland Prize, Reviewer, AAAS, 2006, 2007
  • The Steven J. Gould Award Committee, Society for the Study of Evolution, 2009-2011
  • Rosemary Grant Award Committee, Society for the Study of Evolution, 2010-2012
  • Director, Cooper Ornithological Society, 2006-2009
  • Councilor, Society for the Study of Evolution, 2009-2011
  • Steering Committee, RNC: Integrating Ecology and Endocrinology, NSF (USA), 2005-2009
  • Chair, The Katma Award Committee, Cooper Ornithological Society, 2007-2010
  • Student’s Research Award Committee, American Ornithologists’ Union, 2004-2007
  • Tenure reviewer: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Oklahoma, Texas A&M, Iowa State, Michigan State, UT Austin, UCLA.
  • External Faculty Evaluation Committee, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Japan (2009-2011). Principal Investigator selection for the following OIST Groups: Evolutionary Biology, Developmental Biology, Evolution of Complex Systems, Neurophysiology.
  • Grant panel service & Grant reviews: National Science Foundation (NSF), United States: Panel member (2006-2009): DDIG, Behavioral Systems (Integrative Organismal Biology), Mathematical Biology, Animal Behavior; Ad hoc Reviewer for NSF Programs (2002-cur.): Population Biology/Evolution Cluster/Evolution Processes (42 proposals), Animal Behavior (12), Ecological & Evolutionary Physiology Program (24), Evolution of Developmental Mechanisms (4), Collaborative Research (16), NSF EPSCor (9).
  • Board Member, National Environmental Research Council, United Kingdom:  2003-2007 (11 proposals)
  • Austrian Science Foundation: Panel member (5 proposals since 2006)
  • Marie Curie EU Postgraduate Fellowships: 2007-2009 Advisory Panel Member (8 proposals/year)
  • Fulbright Commission (Czech Republic): Ad hoc reviewer
  • US-Israel Binational Science Foundation, 2008-2012 (4 proposals/yr); US-Israel Binational Agricultural Research & Development Fund (2/yr)
  • Referee service: Reviewer for Princeton University Press (3 book manuscripts, 6 book proposals);Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution (3 books); Academic Press (3 Evolution textbooks); MIT Press (2 books, 1 book proposal)
  • Reviewer for scientific journals (only selected shown, other than in Editor or Associate Editor duties; 2002-2009): Science (12); Nature (8); Trends in Ecology and Evolution (21); Evolution (46); American Naturalist (35); Proceedings of the  Royal Society London: Biol. Sciences (32); Biology Letters (5); Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States (23); Ecology (4); J. Animal Ecology (9); Animal Behaviour (7); Behavioral Ecology (19); Ethology (7); Ethologia (3); Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology (4); Auk (18); Theoretical Biology (2); Heredity (19); Genetica (11).


Research featured in:




Membership in professional societies

  • Society for the Study of Evolution
  • American Society of Naturalists
  • Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • European Society for Evolutionary Biology
  • Cooper Ornithological Society
  • American Ornithologists' Union
  • Ecological Society of America

 


Photography represented by:

  • Visuals Unlimited, Inc
  • Nature Picture Library (UK)/Minden Pictures (US)
  • Bluegreen Pictures
  • Getty Images (to 2010)
  • AP Images (to 2010)
 

 

 

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