Adam C. Stein
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EDUCATION:

2004 - 2009          
Syracuse University, PhD, Evolutionary Biology, 2009
                              
PhD thesis: "Plumage Evolution in Bearded Manakins"
2002 - 2004          
San Francisco State University
1995 - 1999           
Northern Arizona State University, BS, Zoology, 1999
SELECTED TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (BIO 424)
Title: Teaching Assistant (Fall 2007) Department of Biology - Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244. Class size: 15

Ecology (BIO 453) Title: Teaching Assistant (Fall 2006) Department of Biology - Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244. Class size: 11

Ornithology (BIO 478) Title: Lab Instructor (Spring 2003) Department of Biology - San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 94132. Class size: 17

Introduction to Biology (BIO 230) Title: Lab Instructor (Fall 2002/2003) Department of Biology - San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 94132. Class sizes: 22, 24

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:


Muraviovka Park For Sustainable Land Use
P.O. Box 16 Blagoveshchensk 675000, Amur Region, Russian Federation
Title: Biologist (Feb. 2009 - Present)

SELECTED RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

Plumage Evolution in Bearded Manakins (
Manacus spp.) Project
Department of Biology-Syracuse University, Syracuse NY 13244
Title: Research Coordinator, (Jan-June 2003, 04, 05, 06, 07)

Satin Bowerbird (Ptilonorhyncus violaceous) Project
Department of Biology - University of Maryland College Park, MD 20742
Title: Research Assistant (September - January 2001)

Mexican Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis) Project
Rocky Mnt. Research Station - 2500 South Pine Knoll Dr. Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Title: Biological Technician (June - September 1999)

Avian Cognition Laboratory
Department of Biology- Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011
Title: Research Assistant (May 1998 - June 1999)


AWARDS:

-    $400 Conservation Grant from the Association of American Zookeepers. Spring 2009

-    Syracuse Teaching Fellowship and Tuition Scholarship. 2004-2008
-    $1,000 Syracuse Aid in Research Grant. Summer 2007
-    $3,000 Organization for Tropical Research (OTS) Grant. Fall 2006
-    $800 Sigma Xi Research Grant. Fall 2006
-    $1,100 Creative Research Grant From Syracuse University. Summer 2006

-    $200 Travel Grant From Syracuse University. Summer 2005
-    $1,000 Nelson Fellowship From San Francisco State University. Fall 2003
-    $1,000 Field Research Grant From Wildlife World Zoo. Spring 2003

PUBLICATIONS:  Click Here

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS:

2007. 44th Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society. Male color as an individual recognition cue in a polymorphic population of bearded manakins (Manacus spp.)

2007. Organization for Tropical Studies.
Plumage evolution in bearded manakins.

2006. Society for the Study of Evolution.
Unidirectional spread of a secondary sexual trait across an avian hybrid zone: A role for female choice?

2005.  American Ornithological Union. Plumage brightness predicts male mating success in the lekking golden-collared manakin (Manacus vitellinus).

                                                                       
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