Johnathan Hruska

Jack Hruska

Graduate student
Dyche Hall

Jack is an evolutionary biologist interested in patterns of avian diversification, evolutionary history, and biogeography.

Publications: 

2. Dzielski, Sarah A., Van Dore, B.M., Hruska, J. P., Hite, J.M. (2016). Reproductive biology of the Sapayoa (Sapayoa aenigma), the 'Old World suboscine' of the New World. The Auk 133:3 347-363. 

1. Pegan, T., Hruska, J., Hite J. (2013). A newly described call and mechanical noise produced by the Black-and-crimson Pitta (Pitta ussheri). Forktail. 29 

 

Education: 

B.Sc. Biology, Cornell University, 2013

Grants: 

Ivy Expeditions Grant, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, $ 14,800, June 2014.

Teaching: 

Ecology and the Environment, Cornell University, Personal Tutor, 2012.

Professional Presentations: 

J. Hruska., S. Dzielski., & B. Van Doren. Resolving an avian enigma: natural history and ecology of the Sapayoa.  American Ornithologist Union Conference.  29 July 2015. Norman, Oklahoma. Poster Presentation. 

Major Field Experience: 
New York, 8 weeks, 2010, 2011, 2013
Sabah, Malaysia, 5 weeks, 2012
Darién, Panamá, 5 weeks, 2014
Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, 6 weeks, 2014
Carazo, Nicaragua, 2 weeks, 2014
Panamá, Panamá, 4 weeks, 2015
Nueva Segovia, Nicaragua, 3 weeks, 2016