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Sarah Polekoff

Sarah Polekoff

PhD Student, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

spolekof@asu.edu

School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
PO Box 874501
Tempe, AZ 85287-4501

Titles

  • PhD Student, School of Life Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Education

  • MS, Biology, Villanova University, 2018
  • BS, Biology, Ursinus College, 2014

Posters

2020

Polekoff, S. E. and P. J. Deviche. 2020. Exploratory behavior and oxidative profile in urban House Finches. Poster presented at the North American Ornithological COnference VII, August 10-15, 2020, Virtual. (link )

Polekoff, S. E., O. Picard and P. J. Deviche. 2020. Adjusting to city life: Oxidative stress in adult and juvenile urban House Finches. Poster presented at the Twenty-second Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, January 17, 2020, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2019

Polekoff, S. E. and P. J. Deviche. 2019. Adjusting to city life: Oxidative stress in adult and juvenile urban House Finches. Poster presented at the Wilson Ornithological Society and Association of Field Ornithologists Joint Annual Meeting, October 27-30, 2019, Cape May, NJ.

2017

Polekoff, S. E. and R. L. Curry. 2017. Quantifying exploratory behavior in sister chickadee species using a mobile box method. Poster presented at the Eastern Bird Banding Association Annual Meeting, March 24-26, 2017, Ithaca, NY.

2016

Polekoff, S. E. and R. L. Curry. 2016. Differences in exploratory behavior as a personality trait between chickadees sister species. Poster presented at the North American Ornithological Conference VI, August 16-20 2016, Washington, DC. (link )

2015

Bennett, B. L., S. E. Polekoff and R. L. Curry. 2015. Developing a field-based protocol for measuring songbird exploratory behavior. Poster presented at the Association of Field Ornithologists / Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Wilson Ornithological Society Joint Annual Meeting, July 16-19, 2015, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

2012

McGrath, L., M. Abatuno and S. E. Polekoff. 2012. Macroinvertebrate study assessing health of streams where hydraulic fracturing has occurred in Benton, Pennsylvania. Poster presented at the Thomas Jefferson University Chapter Sigma Xi Student Research Day, Philadephia, PA.

Presentations

2018

Polekoff, S. E., B. L. Bennett and R. L. Curry. 2018. Exploratory behavior in wild chickadees: contrasting two field methods. Presentation at the American Ornithological Society, April 9-14, 2018, Tucson, AZ. (link )

2017

Polekoff, S. E., B. L. Bennett and R. L. Curry. 2017. Quantifying personality of wild birds: Contrasting two mobile field assays. Presentation at the Ornithological Congress of the Americas, August 8-11, 2017, Puerto Iguazu, Misiones, Argentina. (link )

Polekoff, S. E. and R. L. Curry. 2017. Quantifying exploratory behavior in sister chickadee species using a mobile box method. Presentation at the Wilson Ornithological Society Annual Meeting, March 10-11, 2017, Ft, Myers, FL.

2014

Polekoff, S. E. and K. Goddard. 2014. Effect of dam removal on macroinvertebrate communities in Darby Creek, Drexel Hill, PA. Presentation at the 11th Annual Lehigh Valley Ecology and Evolution Symposium; Pennsylvania Academy of Science 90th Annual Meeting,

2013

DiCaprio, A., R. Vietheer, S. E. Polekoff and K. Goddard. 2013. Effect of dam removal on macroinvertebrate communities in Darby Creek, Drexel Hill, PA. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of Society for Freshwater Science, May 19-23, 2013, Jacksonville, FL.