Ph.D. Candidate in Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

In the cowbird lab at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, I am using avian brood parasites and their hosts to study social behavior, information use, recognition, and more.

In the Media

Recent research featured in the U of I News Bureau:

 

Left eye? Right eye? American robins have preference when looking at decoy eggs

Prothonotary Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler

Banded female bringing food to her nest

Brood Parasitism
Brood Parasitism

A prothonotary warbler nest parasitized by the brown-headed cowbird

Nestling Cowbird
Nestling Cowbird

Nestling brown-headed cowbird

Prothonotary Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler

Banded female bringing food to her nest

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