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I'm a conservation and evolutionary biologist. I love teaching at Olive-Harvey College, one of the Chicago City Colleges. I also have research appointments at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Field Museum. My research is diverse and interdisciplinary, and is divided between traditional approaches to conservation biology, less traditional integration of conservation with the social sciences, and evolutionary biology.

researchinterests

I'm a conservation and evolutionary biologist. I love teaching at Olive-Harvey College, one of the Chicago City Colleges. I also have research appointments at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Field Museum. My research is diverse and interdisciplinary, and is divided between traditional approaches to conservation biology, less traditional integration of conservation with the social sciences, and evolutionary biology.

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Research Output 1999 2015

  • 868 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 22 Article
4 Citations

Rapid morphological change in black rats (Rattus rattus) after an island introduction

Pergams, O. R. W., Byrn, D., Lee, K. L. Y. & Jackson, R. 2015 In : PeerJ. 2015, 3, e812

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rattus rattus
rats
Staphylococcal Pneumonia
Islands
Peromyscus maniculatus
34 Citations

Genetic consequences of intensive management in game birds

Barbanera, F., Pergams, O. R. W., Guerrini, M., Forcina, G., Panayides, P. & Dini, F. May 1 2010 In : Biological Conservation. 143, 5, p. 1259-1268 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alectoris rufa
DNA
Alectoris chukar
captive breeding
bird
4 Citations

Genetic divergence of Microtus pennsylvanicus chihuahuensis and conservation implications of marginal population extinctions

List, R., Pergams, O. R. W., Pacheco, J., Cruzado, J. & Ceballos, G. Oct 15 2010 In : Journal of Mammalogy. 91, 5, p. 1093-1101 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microtus pennsylvanicus
marshes
marsh
Arvicolinae
extinction
33 Citations

Recent and widespread rapid morphological change in rodents

Pergams, O. R. W. & Lawler, J. J. Jul 31 2009 In : PLoS One. 4, 7, e6452

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

human population
rodents
Rodentia
population density
Population Density
30 Citations

The impact of nature experience on willingness to support conservation

Zaradic, P. A., Pergams, O. R. W. & Kareiva, P. Oct 7 2009 In : PLoS One. 4, 10, e7367

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hiking
Internal Carotid Artery
public lands
time series analysis
testing

Prizes

Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology

Oliver Pergams (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

David H. Smith Conservation Research Postdoctoral Fellowship

Oliver Pergams (Recipient), 2002

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)