Assistant Professor (Senior Research)
Forest Ecosystems & Society
214 Richardson Hall
B.S. (Honors), 1997, University of Massachusetts
M.S., 1999, Kansas State University
Ph.D., 2008, University of California, Santa Barbara
- Forest, Wildlife and Landscape Ecology
- Conservation Biology
- Disturbance Ecology
- Wildlife Ecology
Ecology and conservation of native pollinators; Wildlife conservation in managed forests
Graduate Major Advisor
- Rivers, J. W., C. L. Mathis, A. R. Moldenke, and M. G. Betts. 2018. Wild bee diversity is enhanced by experimental removal of timber harvest residue within intensively managed conifer forest. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 10:xx–xx
- Barry, A. M., J. C. Hagar, and J. W. Rivers. 2018. Use of created snags by cavity-nesting birds across 25 years. Journal of Wildlife Management 82(7):1376–1384.
- Rivers, J. W., J. L. Houtz, B. M. Horton, and M. G. Betts. 2017. No evidence for a link between forest herbicides and offspring sex ratio in a migratory songbird using high-throughput molecular sexing. Conservation Physiology 5, cox054.
- Rivers, J. W., A. L. Liebl, J. C. Owen, L. B. Martin, and M. G. Betts. 2012. Baseline corticosterone is positively related to juvenile survival in a migrant passerine bird. Functional Ecology 26:1127-1134.