Research Interests: Diversification, biogeography, population history, molecular systematics, conservation, neotropical and SE Asian birds
B.S. in natural resources from Cornell University, 2003
- 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.
- 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.