R. Given Harper

R. Given Harper, Ph.D.

George C. and Ella Beach Lewis Endowed Chair of Biology



B.S. - Transylvania University
M.S. - Western Illinois University
Ph.D. - Illinois State University



Dr. Harper is an avian ecologist with diverse research interests. He is currently collaborating with Dr. Will Jaeckle, colleagues at other universities and a number of IWU students on research projects determining the relationship of eggshell porosity and brood hatching patterns in the brown-headed cowbird (Molothrus ater) and other brood parasites, and in the house wren (Troglodytes aedon). 


Dr. Harper's Personal Web Page: http://www.iwu.edu/biology/faculty/rgharper.shtml


email gharper@iwu.edu phone (309) 556-3056 office CNS C107A
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
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