Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Caz Taylor

Associate Professor - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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Department Affiliation
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

  • B.S., Southampton University, United Kingdom, Mathematics, 1988
  • M.S., New York University, Biology, 1999
  • Ph.D., University of California Davis, Ecology, 2004
Academic Experience
  • Associate Professor, Tulane University, 2015-
  • Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2009-2015
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, National Science Foundation, Simon Fraser University & University of California Santa Barbara, 2005-2008

Research & Teaching Specializations: Neotropical Ornithology, Migration, Winter Ecology and Population dynamics of migratory species, Tropical Agroforestry

Related Experience
  • Institute Faculty, Louisiana Optical Network Initiative, 2009-2014
  • Grant, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, 2016-2018
  • Scholar award, James S. McDonnell Foundation, 2013-2019
  • Grant, National Science Foundation, 2013-2017
Overseas Experience
  • Central America
Selected Publications
  • 2017. “The shape of density dependence in fragmented landscapes explains an inverse buffer effect in a migratory songbird.” Scientific Reports 7: 14522 DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-15180-4.
  • 2017. “Vegetation and shear strength in a delta-splay mouth bar.” With Ameen, A.D, Kolker, A.S. Wetland. doi:10.1007/s13157-017-0948-7.
  • 2017. “Reduced growth and survival in the larval blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, under predicted ocean acidification.” With Giltz, S. Journal of Shellfish Research. 36(2): 481-485.
  • 2017. “Effects of crude oil and oil/dispersant mixture on growth and expression of vitellogenin and hsp 90 in blue crab, Callinectes sapidus juveniles.” With Chiasson, S.C. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 119(2):128-132.
  • 2016. “Sublethal Toxicity of Crude Oil Exposure in The Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus, at Two Life History Stages.” With Giltz, S.M. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. doi: 10.1007/s00128-016-2000-7.

Number of Dissertations or Theses Supervised in the Past 5 Years: 10

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