Curriculum vitae and publications

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Professional positions and education

2018-present: Science librarian
Supervisor: Sarah Robbins
University of Oklahoma, (Norman, OK, USA)

2018: Post-doctoral research associate
Mentors: Michael A. Patten and Eli Bridge
University of Oklahoma, (Norman, OK, USA)

2016-2017: Post-doctoral research associate
Mentor: Eli Bridge
University of Oklahoma, (Norman, OK, USA)

2014-2016: Post-doctoral fellow (2014-2016), Research associate (2016)
Mentor: Nicola Koper
University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB, Canada)

2008-2014: Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Zoology)
Advisor: Michael A. Patten
University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK, USA)

2005-2007: B.S. in Biology, chemistry minor (summa cum laude)

Honors thesis advisor: James H. Kennedy
University of North Texas (Denton, TX, USA)




Publications (Google scholar profile)

15. Patten, M.A., A.A. Barnard, C.M. Curry, H. Dang, and R.W. Loraamm.  2021.  Forging a Bayesian link between habitat selection and avoidance behavior in a grassland grouse. Scientific Reports 11(1), 1-13.

14. Gaffin, D.D., C.M. Curry.  2020.  Arachnid navigation–a review of classic and emerging models. Journal of Arachnology 48(1),1-25.


13. Bridge, E.S., J. Wilhelm, M.M. Pandit, A. Moreno, C.M. Curry, T.D. Pearson, D.S. Proppe, C. Holwerda, J.M. Eadie, T.F. Stair, A.C. Olsen, B.E. Lyon, C.L. Branch, A.M. Pitera, D. Koslovsky, B.R. Sonnenberg, V.V. Pravosudov, and J.E. Ruyle.  2019.  An Arduino-based RFID platform for animal research. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7, 257 [Open access]

12. Curry, C.M., and M.A. Patten.  2019.  Complex spatiotemporal variation in processes shaping song variation.  Behaviour 156(10):1057-1082.


11. Curry, C.M., J.D. Ross, A.J. Contina, and E.S. Bridge.  2018.  Varying dataset resolution alters predictive accuracy of spatially explicit ensemble models for avian species distribution.  Ecology and Evolution 8(24):12867-12878.  [Open access]


10. Curry, C.M., P. Des Brisay, P. Rosa, and N. Koper.  2018.  Noise source and individual physiology mediate effectiveness of bird songs adjusted to anthropogenic noise.  Scientific Reports 8:3942[Open access]

9. Warrington, M.H., B. Antze, C.M. Curry, and N. Koper.  2018.  Noise from four types of extractive energy infrastructure affects song features in Savannah Sparrows.  Condor: Ornithological Applications 120(1):1-15.

8. Curry, C.M., B. Antze, M.H. Warrington, P. Des Brisay, P. Rosa, and N. Koper.  2018.  Ability to alter song in two grassland songbirds exposed to simulated anthropogenic noise is not related to pre-existing variability.  Bioacoustics 27(2):105-130.

7. Pipher, E.N., C.M. Curry, and N. Koper. 2016. Cattle grazing intensity and duration have varied effects on songbird nest survival in mixed-grass prairies.  Rangeland Ecology & Management 69(8):437-443.

6. Curry, C.M., and M.A. Patten.  2016. Shadow of a doubt: premating and postmating isolating barriers in a temporally complex songbird (Passeriformes: Paridae) hybrid zone.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70(8):1171-1186. 

5. Koper, N., L. Leston, T.M. Baker, C.M. Curry, and P. Rosa.  2016.  Effects of ambient noise on detectability and localization of avian songs and tones by observers in grasslands.  Ecology and Evolution 6(1):245-255.  [Open access]

4. Curry, C.M. 2015.  An integrated framework for hybrid zone models.  Evolutionary Biology 42(3):359-365.

3. Curry, C.M. and M.A. Patten. 2014. Current and historical extent of phenotypic variation in the Tufted and Black-crested Titmouse (Paridae) hybrid zone in the southern Great Plains. American Midland Naturalist 171(2):271-300.

2. Bridge, E. S., J. F. Kelly, P. E. Bjornen, C. M. Curry, P. M. Crawford, and J. M. Parritte. 2010. Effects of nutritional condition on spring migration: do migrants use resource availability to keep pace with a changing world? Journal of Experimental Biology 213:2424-2429.

1. Curry, C.M. and J.H. Kennedy. 2010. Factors affecting interaction rates in Plathemis lydia (Drury) (Anisoptera: Libellulidae). Odonatologica 39(1):27-39.