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Bird Division Curator as Chair or Co-Chair of the Committee

  • M. C. McKitrick
  • D. P. Mindell
  • R. B. Payne
  • R. W. Storer
  • H. B. Tordoff
  • J. Van Tyne
  • Curtis S. Adkisson, (HT,RS) 1972
  • George A. Ammann, (VT) 1938
  • D.James Blick, (RS) 1980
  • Pierce Brodkorb, (VT) 1936
  • Joseph W. Brown, (DPM) 2010
  • Sal Cerchio (RBP) 2003
  • Philip C. Chu, (MM) 1993
  • Jean W. Cohn, (RS) 1968
  • Robert L. Curry, (PG, RBP) 1987
  • Derek Dimcheff (DM) 2000
  • Clara L. Dixon, (HT) 1972
  • Donald W. Douglas, (VT) 1934
  • Erica H. Dunn, (RBP) 1973
  • Stephen T. Emlen, (HT) 1966
  • J. Alan Feduccia, (RS) 1969
  • Kent L. Fiala, (RBP) 1979
  • C. Dean Fisher, (HT) 1970
  • Norman L. Ford, (RS) 1967
  • Frank B. Gill, (RS) 1969
  • Donald B. Heckenlively, (HT,RS) 1974
  • Joseph J. Hickey, (VT) 1949
  • Geoffrey E. Hill, (RBP) 1991
  • James C. Howell, (HT,RS) 1972
  • John P. Hubbard, (RS) 1967
  • Philip S. Humphrey, (VT) 1955
  • David J. T. Hussell, (HT) 1970
  • A. Sidney Hyde, (VT) 1937
  • Agnar Ingolfsson, (RS) 1967
  • Rebecca E. Irwin, (RBP) 1989
  • Joseph R. Jehl, Jr., (HT) 1967
  • Nedra K. Klein, (RBP) 1992
  • Mallika Krishnan (DM) 2002
  • David Lahti (RBP) 2003
  • J. David Ligon, (HT) 1967
  • Alec R. Lindsay (DM, RBP) 2002
  • William A. Lunk, (VT) 1955
  • Robert M. Mengel, (VT,WB) 1958
  • Bertram G. Murray, Jr., (HT) 1967
  • Douglas A. Nelson, (RS) 1982
  • Theodora Nelson, (VT) 1939
  • Ronald I. Orenstein, (RS) 1977
  • Denis F. Owen, (HT) 1961
  • Oscar T. Owre, (VT,RS) 1959
  • Cynthia Sims Parr, (RBP) 1997
  • Kenneth W. Prescott, (VT) 1950
  • William C. Preston, (RS) 1968
  • Richard O. Prum, (MM,RBP) 1989
  • Susan W. H. Sanders, (RS) 1967
  • Spencer G. Sealy, (RS) 1972
  • Sarah A. Sloane, (RBP) 1992
  • Paul B. Slud, (VT,RS) 1960
  • Arthur E. Staebler, (VT) 1949
  • Peter Stettenheim, (RS) 1959
  • Joseph G. Strauch, Jr., (RS) 1976
  • Harrison B. Tordoff, (VT) 1952
  • Jill M. Trainer, (RBP) 1985
  • Thomas C. Will, (BH,RS) 1985
  • Marina A. Wong, (RS,DJ) 1982
  • Jean L. Woods, (RBP) 1994
  • Tamaki Yuri (DM, RBP) 2002
  • Richard L. Zusi, (VT,RS) 1959

Chair or Co-Chair not a Bird Division Curator.

  • Alexander R. D.
  • Blanchard F. N.
  • Burt W. H.
  • Dawson W. R.
  • Evans F. C.
  • Graham S. A.
  • Grant P. R.
  • Hairston N. G.
  • Hann H. W.
  • Hazlett B.
  • Hubbs C. L.
  • R. B. Jaffe
  • D. H. Janzen
  • J. A. Kadlec
  • H. L. Lane
  • D. R. McCullough
  • P. Myers
  • P. O. Okkelberg
  • R. Pearl
  • A. G. Ruthven
  • F. E. Smith
  • A. H. Stockard
  • F. H. Test
  • D. W. Tinkle
  • J. Vandermeer
  • Peter H. Albers, (JK, DMC) 1975
  • Henry L. Batts, Jr., (HH) 1955
  • Andrew J. Berger, (AS) 1950
  • Hubert W. Blocker, (PO) 1933
  • Munir K. Bunni, (FT) 1959
  • William A. Buttemer, (WD) 1981
  • Cynthia Carey, (WD) 1976
  • Steven M. Cohen, (BH) 1976
  • Maynie R. Curtis, (RP) 1913
  • John L. George, (HH) 1952
  • Lisle M. Gibbs, (PG, PM) 1988
  • Alan G. Goodridge, (BF) 1964
  • P. B. Hofslund, (HH) 1954
  • Henry F. Howe II, (DT,DJ) 1977
  • Joel T. Kerlan, (BF,RJ) 1972
  • Robert C. Lasiewski, (WD) 1962
  • Louis J. Laux, (FS,FE) 1970
  • James P. Ludwig, (NH) 1968
  • Jennifer Mansfield-Jones, (WD) 1995
  • Canuto G.Manuel, (CH) 1932
  • Richard L. Marsh, (WD) 1979
  • Peter G. Mickelson, (JK) 1973
  • Timothy O'Connor, (WD) 1994
  • John M. Olson, (WD) 1990
  • Harry Power, (RA) 1974
  • Trevor Price, (PG) 1984
  • Paul G. Shinkman, (HL) 1961
  • Josselyn Van Tyne, (AR) 1928
  • Thomas J. Van't Hof, (WD) 1992
  • George J. Wallace, (FB) 1936
  • Harry H. Wilcox, (AS) 1948
  • Ralph E. Yeatter, (SG) 1934

Robert W. Storer Ph. D. students, their thesis titles and professional positions.

  • Oscar T. Owre. 1959. Adaptations for Locomotion and Feeding in the Anhinga and the Double-crested Cormorant. Maytag Professor of Ornithology, University of Miami. (Deceased)
  • Peter Stettenheim. 1959. Adaptations for Underwater Swimming in the Common Murre. Editor, Biographies of North American Birds. (Retired).
  • Richard L. Zusi. 1959. Feeding Adaptations in the Black Skimmer (Rynchops nigra). Curator of Birds, National Museum of Natural History.
  • Paul B. Slud. 1960. The Birds of Finca "La Selva," Costa Rica; a Tropical Wet Forest Locality. Curator of Birds, National Museum of Natural History (Deceased).
  • Norman L. Ford. 1967. A Systematic Study of the Owls Based on Comparative Osteology. Professor of Biology, St. John"s University, Minn. (Retired.)
  • John P. Hubbard. 1967. A Systematic Study of the Dendroica coronata Complex (Aves). Supervisor, Endangered Species Program, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. (Retired.)
  • Agnar Ingolfsson. 1967. The Feeding Ecology of Five Species of Large Gulls (Larus) in Iceland. Professor of Ecology, University of Iceland.
  • Susan W. H. Sanders. 1967. The Osteology and Myology of the Pectoral Appendage of Grebes. Teaching in small colleges in the Canadian Soo.
  • Jean W. Cohn. 1969. The Convergent Flight Mechanisms of Swifts (Apodi) and Hummingbirds (Trochili) (Aves).
  • William C. Preston. 1968. Breeding Ecology and Social Behavior on the Black Guillemot, Cepphus grylle. Professor of Biology, Frankiln Pierce College, NH.
  • Frank B. Gill. 1969. Microevolution in the Reunion White-eye (Zosterops borbonica). Associate Curator of Ornithology, Vice President for Research, National Audubon Society.
  • J. Alan Feduccia. 1969. Evolutionary Trends in the Dendrocolaptidae and Furnariidae. Professor and Associate Chairman, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
  • Curtis S. Adkisson. 1972. An Analysis of Morphological and Vocal Geographic Variation in North American Pine Grosbeaks (Pinicola enucleator). Associate Professor, Virginia Polytech Institute and State University (Retired).
  • James C. Howell. 1972 Communicative Behavior in the Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) and the Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrula). Member of faculty of Biology Department of Antioch College. OH. (Deceased).
  • Spencer G. Sealy. 1972. Adaptive Differences in Breeding Biology in the Marine Bird.Family Alcidae. Professor of Biology, University of Manitoba.
  • Donald B. Heckenlively. 1974. Agonistic and Courtship Behavior of the Field Sparrow. Professor of Biology and Vice President for Research, Hillsdale College, MI.
  • Joseph G. Strauch 1976. The Cladistic Relationships of the Charadriiformes.
  • Ronald I. Orenstein. 1977. Morphological Adaptations for Bark Foraging in the Australian Treecreepers (Aves: Climacteridae). International Wildlife Coalition, Mississauga, Ontario.
  • David James Blick. 1980. Advantages of Flocking in some Wintering Shorebirds.
  • Douglas A. Nelson. 1982. The Communication Behavior of the Pigeon Guillemot, Cepphus columba. Director, Borror Acoustical Laboratory, Ohio State University.
  • Marina A. Wong. 1982. Patterns of Resource Availability and Avian Community Structure in the Malaysian Rain Forest Understory. Museum Curator, Brunei. (Cochaired with D. H. Janzen.)
  • Thomas C. Will. 1985. Behavioral Ecology of Species replacement; Blue-winged and Golden-winged Warblers in Michigan. Partners in Flight Midwest Regional Coordinator, U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Co-chaired with B. A. Hazlett.)