Give To Wrens

Avian Ecology Laboratory

                                                             Charles Thompson                                             Scott Sakaluk

Madison Rittinger, Rachael DiSciullo, Kara Hodges

(photograph by Kylie Hampton)

            Ph.D. Students

Rachael A. DiSciullo


B.S., 2013, Drexel University
M.S., 2016, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Ph.D. Dissertation Research


Role of male song in sexual selection


DiSciullo, R.A, C.F. Thompson, and S.K. Sakaluk. 2019. Perceived threat to paternity reduces likelihood of paternal provisioning in house wrens. Behavioral Ecology 30: in press.

   M.S. Students

Kara Hodges


B.S., 2014, Central Michigan University

M.S. Thesis Research


Is egg-shell pigmentation a signal of female quality?

Madi Rittinger


B.S., Biopsychology, 2017,
Ohio Dominican University

M.S. Thesis Research

Sex-specific effects of hatching order and hatching synchrony on nestling corticosterone levels