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
Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL 61702-2900
updated September 2013