CV

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Jacob B. Socolar – Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION
Princeton University dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: PhD (2016)
Swarthmore College: BA in Biology with Highest Honors (2011)

PUBLICATIONS
See publications page.

TEACHING
Courses 
TA: Savanna Ecology, Princeton University (Spring 2013)
TA: Intro to the Biology of Organisms, Princeton University (Fall 2011)
Science Associate (Intro Biology TA), Swarthmore College (Spring 2011)
Undergraduates mentored
Pedro Queiroz (Summer 2016).  Brazilian student visiting Princeton under Brazil’s Scientific Mobility Program. Worked closely with Pedro to teach data analysis in R and scientific writing. One scientific paper expected to result.

GRANTS AND FUNDING
2015:     American Bird Conservancy (5,450 USD)
2014:
    Chapman Grant American Museum of Natural History (1,500 USD)
Lewis & Clark Fund for Exploration American Philosophical Society (1,000 USD)
Student Research Grant American Ornithologists Union (1,800 USD)
2013-2016:     NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (~100,000 USD)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Manuscript reviewer: 43 manuscripts reviewed for 24 leading journals. See my Publons profile for details.
E-bird reviewer for Peru 

TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS
2017 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting
2017 International Congress for Conservation Biology
2015 American Ornithologists Union/Cooper Ornithological Society: Avian species loss and persistence in Amazonian Slash-and-burn Mosaics
2015 Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation: 
Avian species loss and persistence in Amazonian Slash-and-burn Mosaics
2012 Eastern Bird Banding Association Annual Meeting: Detecting range shifts with mist nets: elevational ranges of birds on a tropical montane gradient lag behind warming temperatures.
2010 International Ornithological Congress: Bird communities of two bamboo die-offs in Southeastern Peru.
2010 Expedición Yuyapichis Research and Conservation Outreach: Los aves especiales de los Cerros del Sira. (Talk delivered in Spanish). 

LANGUAGES
English (native); Spanish (fluent); French (advanced); Portuguese (rudimentary)