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)

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.