# Alumni

The modern era of graduate studies in KU Ornithology began in 1944 and the Division has since produced over 80 alumni:

### 2011–Present

Carl H. Oliveros, M.A. (2009), Ph.D. (2015), mentored by R. G. Moyle

Narayani Barve, Ph.D. (2015), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Peter A. Hosner, Ph.D. (2014), mentored by R. G. Moyle

Andres Lira-Noriega, Ph.D. (2014), mentored by A. T. Peterson and J. Soberon

Muhammad N. Janra, M.A. (2014), mentored by R. G. Moyle and A. T. Peterson

Michael J. Andersen, Ph.D. (2013), mentored by R. G. Moyle

Robin M. Jones, M.A. (2013), mentored by R. G. Moyle

L. Lynnette Dornak, Ph.D. (2012), mentored by A. T. Peterson, S. Egbert

Richard A.J. Williams, Ph.D. (2011), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Arpad S. Nyari, M.A. (2006), Ph.D. (2011), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Brett W. Benz, Ph.D. (2011), mentored by A. T. Peterson

### 2001–2010

Leo A.T. Legra, M.A. (2010), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Sean P. Maher, Ph.D. (2010), mentored by A. T. Peterson, R. Timm

Yoshinori Nakazawa, Ph.D. (2009), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Monica Papeş, M.A. (2004), Ph.D. (2009), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Elisa A. Bonaccorso, Ph.D. (2008), mentored by A. T. Peterson, L. Trueb

Christine K. Ellis, M.P.H. (2008) via Kansas State University, mentored by A. T. Peterson

Edwin Scholes, III, Ph.D. (2007), mentored by R. O. Prum, A. T. Peterson

Marina Anciães, Ph.D. (2006), mentored by R. O. Prum

Oliver Komar, Ph.D. (2006), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Nuria Roura i Pascual, Ph.D. (2006) via Universitat de Girona, mentored by A. T. Peterson

Alexis F. Powell, M.A. (2005), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Daniel A. Kluza, Ph.D. (2003), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Kimberly S. Bostwick, Ph.D. (2002), mentored by R. O. Prum

Guojun Chen, M.A. (2002), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Enrique Martínez-Meyer, Ph.D. (2002), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Miguel Ortega-Huerta, Ph.D. (2001), mentored by A. T. Peterson

### 1991–2000

Krzysztof Zyskowski, Ph.D. (2000), mentored by R. O. Prum

Griselda Escalona-Segura, Ph.D. (2000), mentored by A. T. Peterson

Nathan H. Rice, Ph.D. (2000), mentored by A. T. Peterson

David M. Watson, Ph.D. (1999), mentored by A. T. Peterson

D. Brent Burt, M.A. (1992), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Christopher J. Norment, Ph.D. (1992), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Steven G. Johnson, Ph.D. (1991), mentored by R. F. Johnston

### 1981–1990

Robert M. Chandler, Ph.D. (1990), mentored by L. Martin, R. Mengel

Pamela C. Rasmussen, Ph.D. (1990), mentored by P. S. Humphrey

David E. Seibel, M.Ph. (1983), Ph.D. (1988), mentored by P. S. Humphrey

Bradley C. Livezey, M.Ph. (1984), M.A. (1985), Ph.D. (1985), mentored by P. S. Humphrey

Michael T. Murphy, M.A. (1981), M.Ph. (1983), Ph.D. (1985), mentored by R. F. Johnston

John E. Bucher, Ph.D. (1984), mentored by R. F. Johnston

William B. McGillivray, M.A. (1963), M.Ph. (1981), Ph.D. (1982), mentored by R. F. Johnston

James L. Rakestraw, Ph.D. (1982), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Galen L. Pittman, M.A. (1982), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Robert C. Fleischer, M.Ph. (1982), Ph.D. (1983), mentored by R. F. Johnston

### 1971–1980

Rosetta D. Arrigo, M.A. (1980), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Peter E. Lowther, M.A. (1976), Ph.D. (1979), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Jeffrey A. Cox, M.A. (1978), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Andrew M. Finfrock, M.A. (1978), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Pamela Heater, M.A. (1978), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Calvin L. Cink, Ph.D. (1977), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Edward C. Murphy, Ph.D. (1977), mentored by R. F. Johnston

John T. Paul, Jr., M.A. (1977), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Timothy K. Broschat, M.A. (1976), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Gary L. Worthen, Ph.D. (1976), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Suzanne Hamilton, M.A. (1974), mentored by R. F. Johnston

James W. Parker, Ph.D. (1974), mentored by R. Mengel

Arthur B. Amerson, Jr., M.A. (1973), mentored by P. S. Humphrey

William J. Klitz, Ph.D. (1972), mentored by R. F. Johnston

David M. Niles, Ph.D. (1972), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Sievert A. Rohwer, M.A. (1970), Ph.D. (1971), mentored by R. Mengel, R. F. Johnston

Tristan J. Davis, Ph.D. student, mentored by R. F. Johnston

### 1961–1970

Jerome A. Jackson, Ph.D. (1970), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Erwin E. Klaas, M.A. (1963), Ph.D. (1970), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Yoshika Oniki, M.A. (1970), mentored by P. S. Humphrey

Jose R. Rodriguez, M.A. (1969), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Gary D. Schnell, Ph.D. (1969), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Robert R. Fleet, M.A. (1968), mentored by R. Mengel

Dennis M. Power, Ph.D. (1968), mentored by R. F. Johnston

James D. Rising, Ph.D. (1968), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Gary C. Packard, M.A. (1963), Ph.D. (1966), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Dwight R. Platt, M.A. (1954), Ph.D. (1966), mentored by H. Fitch

Jon C. Barlow, M.A. (1960), Ph.D. (1965), mentored by R. F. Johnston

John D. Newman, M.A. (1964), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Max C. Thompson, M.A. (1964), mentored by R. F. Johnston

George C. Boone, M.A. (1963), mentored by H. Fitch

Abbot S. Gaunt, Ph.D. (1963), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Marion A. Jenkinson, M.A. (1963), mentored by T. Eaton

Joyce Lockhart Wildenthal, M.A. (1963), mentored by R. F. Johnston

Robert L. Merz, M.A. (1963), mentored by R. F. Johnston

E. Bruce Holmes, Ph.D. (1962), mentored by A. B. Leonard

### 1948–1960

John William Hardy, Ph.D. (1959), mentored by R. F. Johnston, began with H. Tordoff

Emil K. Urban, M.A. (1958), mentored by R. F. Johnston, began with H. Tordoff

Thane S. Robinson, Ph.D. (1956), mentored by H. Tordoff

Glen E. Wolfenden, M.A. (1956), mentored by H. Tordoff

William B. Stallcup, Ph.D. (1954), mentored by E. R. Hall

Maurice F. Baker, Ph.D. (1952), mentored by R. Baker

M. Dale Arvey, Ph.D. (1950), mentored by E. R. Hall

George H. Lowery, Ph.D. (1950), mentored by E. R. Hall

Rollin H. Baker, Ph.D. (1948), mentored by E. R. Hall