I am a master's student in ecology and evolutionary biology mentored by Rob Moyle. My research focuses on the population genetics and phylogeography of Orthotomus tailorbirds endemic to the Philippine island of Luzon.
Inferring evolutionary relationships using coalescent, phylogenetic, and population genetic models
B.S. in ecology, behavior, and evolution from the University of California, Los Angeles, 2009
Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics Scholarship: $1800
Ida H. Hyde Scholarship for Women in Science: $2200
KU EEB Departmental Summer Scholarship: $1400
KU Graduate Research Fellowship: $1500
KU Biodiversity Institute Panorama Grant: $1000
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention: Host-parasite population genetics and coevolution
Distinguishing genetic introgression from competing evolutionary hypotheses in an island bird system (Passeriformes: Cisticolidae). Jones, R. M., Moyle, R. G. KU Graduate Student Retreat, November 2012.
More than one type of tenure: anthropogenic noise affects individual-level and chorus-level tenure in the frog Dendropsophus microcephalus. Kaiser, K., Alloush, M., Jones, R. M., Martineau, K., Marczak, S., Oliva, M. V., Narins, P. M. Annual Meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Seattle, WA, 2010
Kaiser, K., Alloush, M., Jones, R. M. , Marczak, S., Martineau, K., Oliva, M. V., and Narins, P. M. When sounds collide: Effects of anthropogenic noise on frog calling behavior. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Portland, OR, 2009.