These are the student and postdoctoral publications, including theses, that have arisen from research they performed while in the Lahti Lab. (PI-only and solely external collaborations are not included; click on the PI link above for those). Student & postdoc names are in bold, and peer-reviewed publications are preceded by an asterisk.
*42. Raby, Cassandra L., Jessica A. Cusick, Ines Fürtbauer, Kirsty E. Graham, Bobby Habig, Mark E. Hauber, Joah R. Madden, Amy V. H. Strauss, & Esteban Fernández-Juricic. 2022. An inclusive venue to discuss behavioural biology research: the first global Animal Behaviour Twitter Conference. Animal Behaviour 187:191-207.
*41. Bradfield, Angelinna A., Christopher M. Nagy, Mark Weckel, & Bobby Habig. 2022. Predictors of mammalian diversity in the New York metropolitan area. Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution 10:903211. doi:10.3389/fevo.2022.903211 (17+8pp.).
40. Bradfield, Angelinna. 2022. Predictors of mammalian diversity and coyote and free-ranging cat distribution in the New York metropolitan area. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York.
*37. Habig, Bobby & Preeti Gupta. 2021. Authentic STEM research, practices of science, and interest development in an informal science education program. International Journal of STEM Education 8:57. doi:10.1186/s40594-021-00314-y.
36. Mahmud, Maleha. 2021. A longitudinal assessment of benthic macroinvertebrate diversity and water quality along the Bronx River. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 64 pp.
*35. Youngblood, Mason, Karim Baraghith, & Patrick E. Savage. 2021. Phylogenetic reconstruction of the cultural evolution of electronic music via dynamic community detection (1975–1999). Evolution and Human Behavior. doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2021.06.002.
34. Youngblood, Mason. 2021. From Psychology to Phylogeny: Bridging Levels of Analysis in Cultural Evolution. PhD dissertation, City University of New York, Doctoral Program in Psychology. New York, NY. 202 + xxviii pp.
*32. Kornreich, Ar, Mason Youngblood, Paul C. Mundinger, and David C. Lahti. 2020. Female song can be as long and complex as male song in wild house finches (Haemorhous mexicanus). Wilson Journal of Ornithology 132:840-849. doi.org/10.1676/19-00126.
31. GomezdelaTorre Clavel, Macarena G. 2020. Relationship between personality and cognitive traits in domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 32 pp.
*29. Youngblood, Mason P. 2020. Extremist ideology as a complex contagion: the spread of far-right radicalization in the United States between 2005 and 2017. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications 7:49 (10pp.). DOI:10.1057/s41599-020-00546-3.
*25. Jon-And, Anna & Elliot Aguilar. 2019. A model of contact-induced language change: testing the role of second language speakers in the evolution of Mozambican Portuguese. PloS ONE 14(4):e0212303 (14pp.).
*22. Khan, Khaleda, Bobby Habig, & David C. Lahti. 2019. Behavioural analysis of village weavers Ploceus cucullatus in an Ethiopian breeding colony during early incubation: 2. Males. Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology 90:233-239.
*21. Habig, Bobby, Khaleda Khan, & David C. Lahti. 2019. Behavioural analysis of village weavers Ploceus cucullatus in an Ethiopian breeding colony during early incubation: 1. Females. Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology 90:223-231.
20. Mann, Daniel C. 2019. Stabilizing Forces in Acoustic Cultural Evolution: Comparing Humans and Birds. PhD dissertation, City University of New York, Doctoral Program in Linguistics. New York, NY. 206 + xvi pp.
16. Roginek, Eric W. 2018, Spatial variation of house finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) song along the American southwest coast. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 79 pp.
14. Goodman, Jonathan R. 2018. The importance of practical understanding for altruistic behavior. Association for the Study of Evolutionary Biology in Literature Journal 18:10-17. Plus a reply by Jacob Sparks.
12. Van Deurs, Christian. 2017. Nonhuman mammalian cultural behaviors and the animal cultures debate. Master’s Literature Review. Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 37 pp.
11. Owen, M. Aaron. 2017. Ecology, Evolution, and Sexual Selection in the Invasive, Globally Distributed Small Indian Mongoose (Urva auropunctata). PhD Dissertation, City University of New York, Doctoral Program in Biology, Subprogram in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior. New York, NY. 171 + xviii pp.
9. Aguilar, Elliot. 2016. Models and Methods in Cultural and Social Evolution. PhD Dissertation, City University of New York, Doctoral Program in Biology, Subprogram in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior. New York, NY. 145 + xviii pp.
8. Ju, Chenghui. 2015. Cultural Evolution in Natural Populations: A Quantitative Bioacoustical Analysis. PhD Dissertation, City University of New York, Doctoral Program in Biology, Subprogram in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior. New York, NY. 124 + x pp.
7. Maniego, Charles, Frances C. Geller, Chenghui Ju, Khaleda Khan, and D. C. Lahti. 2015. Song sharing and assessment of individual identity in house finches. A white paper to accompany the house finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) recordings of Paul C. Mundinger deposited at the Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds. Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. 15 May, 10pp.
*4. Kershenbaum, Arik, Daniel T. Blumstein, Marie A. Roch, Çaglar Akçay, Gregory Backus, Mark A. Bee, Kirsten Bohn, Yan Cao, Gerald Carter, Cristiane Cäsar, Michael Coen, Stacy L. DeRuiter, Laurance Doyle, Shimon Edelman, Ramon Ferrer-i-Cancho, Todd M. Freeberg, Ellen C. Garland, Morgan Gustison, Heidi E. Harley, Chloé Huetz, Melissa Hughes, Julia Hyland Bruno, Amiyaal Ilany, Dezhe Z. Jin, Michael Johnson, Chenghui Ju, Jeremy Karnowski, Bernard Lohr, Marta B. Manser, Brenda McCowan, Eduwardo Mercado III, Peter M. Narins, Alex Piel, Megan Rice, Roberta Salmi, Kazutoshi Sasahara, Laela Sayigh, Yu Shiu, Charles Taylor, Edgar E. Vallejo, Sara Waller, and Veronica Zamora-Guiterrez. 2014. Acoustic sequences in non-human animals: a tutorial review and prospectus. Biological Reviews 91:13-52.
3. Navarro, Johanna Y. 2014. Studies of environmental and evolutionary changes in bird egg color. Master’s Thesis, Department of Biology, Queens College, City University of New York. 79 + iv pp, 6 plates.