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Pete Hosner
Graduate Student
Ornithology
Biodiversity Institute

Contact Information

Office Phone: 
785.864.3213
Building: 
Dyche Hall

Research Interests: Diversification, biogeography, population history, molecular systematics, conservation, neotropical and SE Asian birds

2013

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2008

Moyle RG, Hosner P.  2008.  Taxonomic status of the Kinabalu Swiftlet. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists Club. 198:94-100.

2007

Education

B.S. in natural resources from Cornell University, 2003

 

Awards

  • KU Graduate Student Research Fund/KUBI Panorama Fund: $3000. 2011
  • Michael S. Gaines award for excellence in teaching principals of biology (KU). 2011
  • American Museum of Natural History Chapman Fund: $2000. 2011
  • American Ornithologists’ Union Alexander Wetmore Award. $2500. 2011.
  • NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant. Testing the Pleistocene aggregate island complex (PAIC) model of diversification in co-distributed avian lineages. $14,824. 2011-2013.
  • National Geographic Society Committee for Exploration and Research. An avifaunal inventory of Ayacucho, Peru: speciation across dry valley and an underappreciated center of endemism. $13,533. 2011.
  • American Philosophical Society: Lewis and Clark Fund for Research and Exploration. $3,500. 2010
  • Tinker Foundation Travel grant. $850. 2008.
  • KUNHM Panorama Fund. $700. 2008.

Recent Presentations

  • Hosner, P.A. Testing the Pleistocene aggregate island complex (PAIC) model of diversification in co-distributed avian lineages. AFO/COS/WOS, Kearney, NE March 2011
  • Hosner, P.A. Pleistocene island groups do not sufficiently explain diversification in eight Philippine bird lineages. NHMGSO retreat, Lawrence, KS October 2010.
  • Hosner, P.A. Molecular Phylogeny and biogeography of the Knipolegus Black-tyrants . American Ornithologists’ Union meeting, San Diego, CA, 2010.
  • Hosner, P.A. Biogeography of Asian trogons. NHMGSO retreat, Lawrence, KS October 2009.
  • Hosner, P.A.Natural history and conservation of the endangered Cochabamba Mountain-Finch. NHMGSO retreat, Lawrence, KS, November 2007.

Publications

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Moyle RG, Hosner P.  2008.  Taxonomic status of the Kinabalu Swiftlet. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists Club. 198:94-100.

2007