Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Renata Durães Ribeiro

Adjunct Assistant Professor and Post-Doctoral Fellow

Contact Info
rduraes@tulane.edu

Degrees

  • B.S., Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Ecology, 1998
  • M.S., Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Ecology, Conservation & Wildlife Management, 2001
  • Ph.D., University of Missouri-St. Louis, Ecology

Academic Experience

  • Adjunct Instructor, Tulane University, 2011-present
  • AAUW Post-doctoral Fellow, Tulane University, 2014-2015
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tulane University, 2010-2011
  • Visiting Scholar, University of California, Los Angeles, 2008-2009

Research & Teaching Specializations: Avian ecology and behavior; Neotropical Ornithology

Distinctions

  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, American Association of University Women, 2014
  • CAPES graduate scholarship for Doctorate Abroad Program, UM-St. Louis, 2001-2015
  • Annual award in Excellence in Tropical Ecology and Conservation, Journal Biotropica, 2013

Languages:

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Selected Publications

  • 2013. “Effects of forest disturbance and habitat loss on avian communities in a Neotropical biodiversity hotspot.” Biological Conservation. Durães, R., L. Carrasco, T.B. Smith & J. Karubian. 166:203-211
  • 2013. “Effects of forest disturbance and habitat loss on avian communities in a Neotropical biodiversity hotspot”. Biological Conservation. Durães, R., L. Carrasco, T.B. Smith & J. Karubian 166:203-211
  • 2012. “Mating behavior drives seed dispersal by the Long-wattled umbrellabird Cephalopterus penduliger.” Biotropica. Karubian, J., R. Durães, J.L. Storey & T.B. Smith. 44: 689-698
  • 2009. “Female mate choice across spatial scales: influence of lek and male attributes on mating success of Blue-crowned manakins.” Proceedings of the Royal Society. Durães, R., B.A. Loiselle, P.G. Parker & J.G. Blake. B 276:1875-1881
  • 2008. “Spatial and temporal dynamics at manakin leks: reconciling lek traditionality with male turnover.” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. Durães, R., B.A. Loiselle, & J.G. Blake 62:1947-1957
  • 2007. “Intersexual spatial relationships in a lekking species: blue-crowned manakins and female hot spots.” Behavioral Ecology. Durães, R., B.A. Loiselle, & J.G. Blake. 18:1029-1039

Recently-Taught Latin American-Related Courses: Diversity of Life; Field Biology and Conservation in the Tropical Andes; Contemporary Biology; Tropical Biology; Global Environmental change

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