Dr. Ray L. Winstead
IUP Professor of Biology

Aerial Insects Balloon Project:
Brief Resume

Ray Lynn Winstead

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow.  1974-1976. Biomathematics and Statistics. Department of Statistics,

             N. C. State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27650.

Ph.D.   1974. N. C. State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27650. Major:  Zoology; Minor:

             Ecology. Dissertation Title:  Local Movements of Birds in Winter in a Suburban

             Environment. (1971-1974 I was supported by an N.I.H. Biomathematics Traineeship.)

A.M.    1971. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27706. Major: Mathematics;
Minor: Applied Mathematics. Thesis Title:  Space Groups in the Category of Group Extensions.

A.B.     1967. (Magna Cum Laude), Atlantic Christian College, Wilson, North Carolina 27893.

             Major: Mathematics; Minor: Biology.  (Completed degree in 3 years.)

Employment Experience

 Professor of Biology.   1983 - Present. Department of Biology, Indiana University of

        Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705.

Associate Professor of Biology.  1979-1983. Department of Biology,  Indiana University of

        Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705.

Awarded Tenure September 1, 1979 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Assistant Professor of Biology.  1976-1979. Department of Biology, Indiana University of

        Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705.

Postdoctoral Fellow.  1974-1976. Biomathematics and Statistics. Department of Statistics,

        N. C. State University, Raleigh, North Carolina 27650.

Instructor of Mathematics.  1968-1970.  Lenoir Community College, Kinston, North Carolina

        28501. Taught freshman and sophomore level mathematics, e.g., calculus sequence.

 

 Relevant Courses Taught

 

BIOL602 Biometry (most recently fall 2005)

BIOL261 Ornithology (most recently spring 2005)

BIOL622 Advanced Ornithology (most recently spring 2004)

 

Peer reviewed publication on birds

 

Mulvihill, Robert S. and R. L. Winstead. 1997. Variation in the extent of the first prebasic
wing molt of Dark-eyed Juncos.  Journal of Field Ornithology 68:183-199.

 

Peer reviewed publication on insects

 

El-Akad, A. S., J. G. Humphreys, and R. L. Winstead. 1989. "Observations on Sugar Feeding by Anopheline Females (Diptera; Culicidae). The Melsheimer Entomological Series, 37: 13-20.

 

Manuscript on birds in preparation for publication

 

Graff, S. L. and R. L. Winstead. (in preparation) The initial egg-laying date of Eastern Bluebirds
correlated with elevation in western Pennsylvania.

 

Current memberships in professional Ornithological Societies

 

American Ornithological Union                                       Association of Field Ornithologists
The Ornithological Society of the Carolinas                     The Wilson Ornithological Society

 

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