Herman Mays PhD

Adjunct Graduate School Faculty

University of Kentucky

Location
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
Evolution Phylogeography Systematics Behavioral ecology
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Publications

  • Concordant evolution of plumage colour, feather microstructure and a melanocortin receptor gene between mainland and island populations of a fairy-wren.

    Doucet S, Shawkey M, Rathburn M, Mays H, Montgomerie R

    Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society (2004)

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  • A molecular phylogenetic hypothesis for the manakins (Aves: Pipridae).

    McKay B, Barker F, Mays H, Doucet S, Hill G

    Molecular phylogenetics and evolution (2010)

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  • The effect of vegetation density on male mate guarding and extra-territorial forays in the yellow-breasted chat (Icteria virens).

    Mays H, Ritchison G

    Die Naturwissenschaften (2004)

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  • Recent range-wide demographic expansion in a Taiwan endemic montane bird, Steere's Liocichla (Liocichla steerii).

    McKay B, Mays H, Peng Y, Kozak K, Yao C, Yuan H et al.

    BMC evolutionary biology (2010)

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  • A field test of female mate preference for male plumage coloration in eastern bluebirds

    Liu M, Siefferman L, Mays Jr. H, Steffen J, Hill G

    Animal Behaviour (2009)

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  • Sexual dimorphism and dichromatism in Steere's Liocichla (Liocichla steerii)

    Mays H, Doucet S, Yao C, Yuan H

    Journal of Field Ornithology (2006)

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  • A multiplex set of microsatellite markers for the scarlet rosefinch (Carpodacus erythrinus)

    POLÁKOVÁ R, VYSKOČILOVÁ M, MARTIN J, MAYS H, HILL G, BRYJA J et al.

    Molecular Ecology Notes (2007)

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  • Extra-pair paternity in the socially monogamous mountain bluebird Sialia currucoides and its effect on the potential for sexual selection

    Balenger S, Scott Johnson L, Mays Jr H, Masters B

    Journal of Avian Biology (2009)

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  • Effects of breeding density and plumage coloration on mate guarding and cuckoldry in blue grosbeaks ( Passerina caerulea )

    Estep L, Mays J, Keyser A, Ballentine B, Hill G

    Canadian Journal of Zoology (2005)

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  • Antiphonal duetting in Steere’s liocichla (Liocichla steerii): male song individuality and correlation between habitat and duetting behavior

    Mays H, Yao C, Yuan H

    Ecological Research (2005)

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  • Differential responses of yellow-breasted chats, Icteria virens, to male and female conspecific model presentations

    Mays H, Hopper K

    Animal Behaviour (2004)

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  • EXTRAPAIR PATERNITY INCREASES VARIABILITY IN MALE REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS IN THE CHESTNUT-SIDED WARBLER (DENDROICA PENSYLVANICA), A SOCIALLY MONOGAMOUS SONGBIRD

    Byers B, Mays H, Stewart I, Westneat D

    The Auk (2004)

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  • Female choice for genetic complementarity in birds: a review.

    Mays H, Albrecht T, Liu M, Hill G

    Genetica (2008)

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  • Tests of spatial and temporal factors influencing extra-pair paternity in red-winged blackbirds.

    Westneat D, Mays H

    Molecular ecology (2005)

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  • Sexual dichromatism in the yellow-breasted chat Icteria virens : spectrophotometric analysis and biochemical basis

    Mays Jr. H, McGraw K, Ritchison G, Cooper S, Rush V, Parker R

    Journal of Avian Biology (2004)

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  • Choosing mates: good genes versus genes that are a good fit.

    Mays H, Hill G

    Trends in ecology & evolution (2004)

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Professional experience

Adjunct Graduate School Faculty

University of Kentucky

February 2010 - Present

Adjunct Professor

Xavier University

January 2010 - Present

Adjunct Professor

Thomas More College

September 2009 - Present

Adjunct Professor

University of Cincinnati

November 2007 - Present

Curator of Zoology

Cincinnati Museum Center

June 2007 - Present

Assistant Professor

Georgia Southern University

August 2006 - May 2007 (9 months)

Education history

University of Kentucky

PhD

August 1994 - May 2001 (6 years 9 months)

University of Kentucky

BS

August 1987 - May 1992 (4 years 9 months)