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