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John P. Hayes

John P. Hayes

Position: Dean for Research & Director of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station
Director, Ordway-Swisher Biological Station
Appointment: Administration: 100%

Educational Background:
Ph.D.: 1990, Ecology and Systematics, Cornell University
M.S.: 1983, General Studies – Biology, Southern Oregon State College
B.S.: 1978, Wildlife Science, Oregon State University

Professional Experience:
University of Florida
Professor and Department Chair, 2006 to 2011.
Oregon State University
Associate Dean for International Programs, College of Forestry, 2005 - 2006.
Professor, Department of Forest Science, 2003 - 2006.
Associate Professor, Department of Forest Science, 1998 - 2003.
Assistant Professor, Department of Forest Science, 1992 - 1998.
University of Tennessee
Science Alliance Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology, 1990-1992.

Teaching Responsibilities at UF (last 5 years):
2008-2009: WIS6934 – Foundations of Wildlife Ecology: Theory and Application

Graduate Students (last 5 years):
Chair/co-chair: PhD 0 UF, 6 OSU; MS 0 UF, 2 OSU
Committee member: PhD 1 UF, 5 OSU; MS 2 UF; 5 OSU

International Activities (last 5 years)
Research in Mexico and Costa Rica on bats; Assisted in research design for small mammals in South Korea; Director for a doctoral study on carnivores in Argentina; Board of Directors for Organization of Tropical Studies.

Research area:
Habitat ecology, influences of forest management on wildlife, influences of wind power on birds and bats, conservation and ecology of bats.

Grants/Contracts/Gifts (last 5 years):
$930,222 (NSF, National Geographic Society, Alaska Fish and Game, Joint Fire Sciences, Bureau of Land Management)

Publications (Career Summary)
56 refereed journal articles, 3 books, 5 book chapters, and 32 non-refereed publications.

Selected Publications

Arnett, E. B., and J. P. Hayes. 2009. Use of conifer snags as roosts by females of three species of bats in western Oregon. Journal of Wildlife Management 73: 214-225.

Arnett, E. B., and J. P. Hayes. 2009. Use of conifer snags as roosts by females of three species of bats in western Oregon. Journal of Wildlife Management 73: 214-225.

Boland, J. L., J. P. Hayes, W. P. Smith, and M. M. P. Huso. 2009. Selection of day-roosts in trees by male and female Keen’s Myotis (Myotis keenii) at multiple spatial scales. Journal of Mammalogy 90:222-234.

Cahall, R. E., and J. P. Hayes. 2009. Influences of post-fire salvage logging on forest birds in the Eastern Cascades, Oregon, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 257:1119-1128.

Frick, W. F., J. P. Hayes, and P. A. Heady, III. 2009. Nestedness of a desert bat assemblage: species composition patterns in insular and contiguous landscapes. Oecologia 158: 687-697.

Hayes, J. P., H. K. Ober, and R. E. Sherwin. 2009. Surveying and monitoring bats. Pages 115-132 in Kunz, T. H., and S. Parsons (eds.). Ecological and Behavioral Methods for the Study of Bats, 2nd edition. Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, MD.

Frick, W. F., J. P. Hayes, and P. A. Heady, III. 2008. Island biogeography of bats in Baja California, Mexico: Patterns of bat species richness in a near-shore archipelago. Journal of Biogeography 35:353-364.

Frick, W. F., J. P. Hayes, and P. A. Heady, III. 2008. Patterns of island occupancy in bats: Influences of area and isolation on insular incidence of volant mammals. Global Ecology and Biogeography 17: 622-632.

Ober, H. K., and J. P. Hayes. 2008. Influence of forest riparian vegetation on abundance and biomass of nocturnal flying insects. Forest Ecology and Management 256:1124-1132.

Ober, H. K., and J. P. Hayes. 2008. Influence of vegetation on bat use of riparian areas at multiple spatial scales. Journal of Wildlife Management 72:396-404.

Ober, H. K., and J. P. Hayes. 2008. Prey selection by bats in forests of western Oregon. Journal of Mammalogy 89:1191-1200.

Committee on Environmental Impacts of Wind Energy Projects (Risser, P., I. Burke, C. Clark, M. English, S. Gauthreaux, Jr., S. Goodman, J. P. Hayes, A. Horvath, T. Kunz, L. Manuel, E. Lundtang Petersen, D. Strickland, J. J. R. Webb, R. Whitmore). 2007. Environmental impacts of wind-energy projects. The National Academies Press: Washington, D.C. 267 p.

Lacki, M. J., J. P. Hayes, and A. Kurta (eds.). 2007. Bats in Forests: Conservation and Management. John Hopkins University Press. 329 p.

Slauson, K. M., W. J. Zielinski, and J. P. Hayes. 2007. Habitat selection by American martens in coastal California. Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 458-468.

Stuart-Smith, A. K., J. P. Hayes, and J. Schiek. 2006. The influence of wildfire, logging, and residual tree density on bird communities in the northern Rocky Mountains. Forest Ecology and Management 231:1-17.

Stoddard, M. A., and J. P. Hayes. 2005. Influence of forest management on headwater stream amphibians at multiple spatial scales. Ecological Applications 15: 811-823.

Hayes, J. P., J. M. Weikel, and M. M. P. Huso. 2003. Response of birds to thinning young Douglas-fir forests. Ecological Applications 13: 1222-1232.

Hayes, J. P. 2003. Habitat ecology and conservation of bats in western coniferous forests. Pages 81-119 in Zabel, C. J., and R. G. Anthony (eds.). Mammal community dynamics in coniferous forests of western North America: management and conservation. Cambridge University Press.

Hayes, J. P. 1997. Temporal variation in activity of bats and the design of echolocation-monitoring studies. Journal of Mammalogy 78: 514-524.

Steidl, R. J., J. P. Hayes, and E. Schauber. 1997. Statistical power analysis in wildlife research. Journal of Wildlife Management 61: 270-279.