DAVIS COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES & DESIGN
DIVISION OF FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Robert Whitmore

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Robert C. Whitmore, Ph.D.


Professor of Wildlife and Fisheries Resources

Contact Information

West Virginia University
Division of Forestry and Natural Resources
PO Box 6125
Morgantown, WV 26506-6125

Telephone: (304) 293-3196
Fax: (304) 293-2441
Email: rwhitmor@wvu.edu

Education

Ph.D., 1975, Zoology, Brigham Young University
B.A., 1970, Biological Sciences, California State University

Professional Employment

Brigham Young University, Instructor (General Zoology, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Vertebrate Zoology, Ornithology), 1972-1975

West Virginia University, Division of Forestry and Natural Resources
Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology, 1975-78
Associate Professor of Wildlife Ecology, 1978-1981
Professor of Wildlife Ecology, 1981 to Present

Courses Taught

WMAN 150 Conservation Biology
WMAN 160 Ecology of Invasive Species
WMAN 221 Interpretive Bird Study
WMAN 224 Vertebrate Natural History
WMAN 426 Ornithology

Research Interests

Effect of Dimilin application on eastern deciduous forest birds
Dietary similarities among insectivorous birds
Bird nesting ecology in forests defoliated by gypsy moths
Bird song repertoire diversity in isolated populations of Mangrove Warblers (Setophaga petechia) in Baja California Sur, Mexico

Professional Affiliations

Elected Member, American Ornithologist’s Union
Certified Wildlife Biologist, The Wildlife Society
Life Member, Wilson Ornithological Society
Member, Cooper Ornithological Society
Member, Society of Field Ornithologists
Certified, Senior Ecologist, Ecological Society of America
Member, Society of Conservation Biology

Selected Publications