Tim Parker

Associate Professor of Biology

Hall of Science 210
(509) 526-4777

B.A. Clark University, International Development, 1992
M.S. Kansas State University, Biology, 1997
Ph.D. University of New Mexico, Biology, 2002

Recent Publications:

Parker, T. H. 2013What do we really know about the signaling role of plumage color in blue tits? A case study of impediments to progress in evolutionary biology. Biological Reviews. In press.

Parker, T. H., T. A. Wilkin, I. R. Barr, B. C. Sheldon, L. Rowe, and S.C. Griffith. 2011Fecundity selection on ornamental plumage color differs between ages and sexes and varies over small spatial scales. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 24: 1584-1597. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2011.02289.x

Schook, D. M, M. D. Collins, W. E. Jensen, P. J. Williams, N. E. Bader, and T. H. Parker 2008. Geographic patterns of song similarity in the Dickcissel (Spiza americana). Auk. 125. 953-964.

Parker, T. H., and J. D. Ligon. 2007. Multiple aspects of condition influence a heritable sexual trait: a synthesis of the evidence for capture of genetic variance in red junglefowl. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 92: 651-660.