Dr. Diane L. H. Neudorf

Associate Professor of Biology

Avian Behavioral Ecology
Curator of Birds, SHSU Vertebrate Museum
Director, Texas Bird Sound Library

Department of Biological Sciences
P.O. Box 2116
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77431-2116 
TEL: (936) 294-1548
FAX: (936) 294-3940
EMAIL: neudorf@shsu.edu

Texas Bird Sound Library
Research Experience for Undergraduates



Ph.D. 1996 Ph.D. "with distinction" (Biology). York University , North York , ON
  Dissertation: A dual system of female control of extra-pair copulations in the Hooded Warbler ( Wilsonia citrina).

Advisor: Dr. B.J.M. Stutchbury

M.S. 1991 M.Sc. (Zoology). University of Manitoba , Winnipeg , MB .
  Titles Thesis: Nest defense in four host species of the Brown-headed Cowbird ( Molothrus ater ).
  Advisor: Dr. S.G. Sealy

B.S. 1998 University B.Sc. (Zoology). University of Manitoba , Winnipeg , MB


Neudorf, D.L.H., Bodily, R.A. and Shane, T. 2006. Lark Bunting ( Calamospiza melanocorys ): A Technical Conservation Assessment. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region Species Conservation Project. Online Publication.
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Bodily, R.A. and Neudorf, D.L.H. 2004. Mate guarding in northern mockingbirds. Texas Journal of Science 56:207-214.

Neudorf, D.L.H. 2004. Extrapair paternity in birds: understanding variation among species. Auk 12:302-307.

McGlothlin, J.W., Neudorf, D.L.H., Casto, J.M., Nolan JR., V., and Ketterson, E.D. 2004. Elevated testosterone reduces choosiness in female dark-eyed juncos ( Junco hyemalis ): evidence for a hormonal constrain on sexual selection? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London : Biological Sciences 271:1377-1384.

McMaster, D.G., Neudorf, D.L.H., Sealy, S.G. and Pitcher, T.E. 2004. A comparative analysis of laying times in passerine birds. Journal of Field Ornithology 75:113-122.

Evans Ogden, L.J., Neudorf, D.L.H., Pitcher, T.E. and Stutchbury, B.J.M. 2003. Female song in the hooded warbler. Northeastern Naturalist 10:457-464.

Neudorf, D. L., Ziolkowski, D. J., Nolan, V., Ketterson, E. D. 2002. Testosterone manipulation of male attractiveness has no detectable effect on female home-range size and behavior during the fertile period. Ethology 108: 713-726.

Neudorf, D. L. & Sealy, S. G. 2002. Distress calls in birds of a Neotropical cloud forest. Biotropica 34:129-137.