CLYDE JONES
CURRICULUM VITAE
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Paul Whitfield Horn Professor Emeritis, Texas Tech University

Place and Date of Birth

Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 3 March 1935

Education

Burwell High School, Burwell, Nebraska, 1952
Hastings College, Hastings, Nebraska, B.A., 1957, History, Education, Biology
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, M.S., 1960, Zoology, Botany
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Ph.D., 1964, Biology

Employment

Texas Tech University

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, September 1987-2003
Chairman, Department of Museum Science, Texas Tech University,Lubbock, Texas 79409, September 1985-August 1987
Director, The Museum, and Chairman, Department of Museum Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 79409, September 1982-August 1985

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Director, Denver Wildlife Research Center, Denver Colorado 80225,September 1979-August 1982
Director, National Fish and Wildlife Laboratory, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C, 20560, April 1973-August 1979
Chief, Mammal Section, Bird and Mammal Laboratories, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C. 20560, January 1970-March 1973

Tulane University

Research Associate, Delta Regional Primate Research Canter, Covington, Louisiana 70433, and
Assistant Professor of Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, January 1967-December 1969
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70118, January 1965-December 1966
University of New Mexico
Assistant Curator, Museum of Southwestern Biology, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, July 1962-December 1964
Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, July 1961-June 1962
Graduate Assistant, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, September 1957-June 1961
Field Research Assistant, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque,
New Mexico, 87131, June-August 1958, June-August 1959

Honors

Phi Sigma, University of New Mexico, 1958
Sigma Xi, University of New Mexico, 1960
Phi Kappa Phi, University of New Mexico, 1963
American Men and Women of Science, 1969
Research Associate, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History,
Smithsonian Institution, 1970-1982
Research Associate, Museum of Southwestern Biology, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico 1988-1991, 2005-2008
Senior Executive Service, U.S. Civil Service Commission (Charter Member) 1979-1982
Associate, International Center for Arid and Semi-arid Land Studies, Texas Tech University, 1982
Athletic Hall of Fame, Hastings College, 1989
Fellow, Texas Academy of Science, 1990
Honorary Member, Texas Society of Mammalogists, 1995
Honorary Member, American Society of Mammalogists, 2003
Smithsonian Institution, 1970-1982

Awards

Phi Sigma Award, Outstanding Graduate Student, University of New Mexico, 1960
Outstanding Performance Award, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1971
Antarctic Service Medal, U.S. Department of State, 1971
Special Achievement Award, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1973
Memorandum of Commendation from the Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1973
Letter of Commendation from the Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1973
Quality Performance Award, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1975
Award of Excellence, Texas Tech University Press, 1993
Outstanding Researcher Award, College of Arts and Sciences, Texas Tech University, 1995
Hartley H. T. Jackson Award, American Society of Mammalogists, 1997
Paul Whitfield Horn Professor, Texas Tech University, 1999
Paul Whitfield Horn Professor Emeritis, Texas Tech University, 2004

Societies

American Society of Mammalogists (Life Member)
Southwestern Association of Naturalists
Biological Society of Washington
Society of Systematic Biologists
Washington Biologist's Field Club
Asociacion Mexicana Para El Estudio De Los Mamiferos Marinos, A.C.
Asociacion Mexicana De Mastozoologia, A.C.
Texas Society of Mammalogists
Texas Academy of Science
Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute
Society for Big Bend Studies
Big Bend Natural History Association

Society Activities

Asociacion Mexicana Para El Estudio De Los Mamiferos Marinos, A.C.
            Vocale, 1979-1983
Biological Society of Washington
            Council Member, 1973-1979
            Vice President, 1974
            President, 1975
American Society of Mammolgists
            Board of Directors, 1971-1979, 1984-1990
            Index Committee, 1972-1974
            Editorial Committee, 1972 -1976, 1984-1990
            Conservation of Land Mammals Committee, 1973-1974
            Editor For Reviews, 1972-1976
            Information Retrieval Committee, 1972-1979
            Systematics Collections Committee, 1972-1986
            Advisory Committee on Systematic Resources in Mammalogy , 1973-1979
            C. Hart Merriam Award Committee, 1974
            Legislation and Regulations Committee, 1975 - 1979, 1990 - 1992
            Committee On Coordination and Planning For The II International Theriological Congress, 1977
            Hartley H. T. Jackson Award Committee, 1977-1978
            Development Committee, 1988-1990
            Managing Editor, Journal of Mammalogy, 1984-1990
            Committee on Nomenclature, 1995-

Texas Society of Mammalogists
            Student Awards Committee, 1984
            Honorary Membership Committee, 1984-1985, 1992
            Program Committee, 1986
            President Elect, 1986
            President, 1987
            Executive Committee, 1988-

Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute
            Board of Scientists, 1991-2000

 

Major Research Interests

Taxonomy, systematics, distribution, ecology, and biogeography of Recent mammals, especially
            bats and rodents of America, as well as bats, primates, and rodents of West Africa
Distribution, ecology, and status of amphibians and reptiles in North America
Biodiversity, conservation, and management of mammals and habitats
Management and conservation of specimens in museums

Task Force and Committee Experience

Antarctic Observer, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1970-1979
Antarctic Inspection Team, U.S. Department of State, 1971
Whale Policy Committee, U.S. Presidents Council on Environmental Quality, 1971
Executive Committee, International Conference on the Biology of Whales, U.S. Department of
            The Interior, 1971
Marine Mammal Task Force, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1972
Marine Mammal Program Development Committee, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1973
Antarctic Task Force, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1973-1974
Research Management System Development Task Force, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1973
Delegation to the Plenipotentiary Conference to Conclude an International Convention on Trade in
            Certain Species of Wildlife, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Department of State, 1973
Lacey Act Proposed Interpretation Task Force, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1974
Antarctic Resources Study Panel and Sub-Panel I of the Antarctic Policy Group, U.S. Department
            of State, National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1974-1979
United States-Mexico Joint Committee on Wildlife Conservation, 1975-1982
Permits Study Committee, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1975-1976
Kangaroo Management Evaluation Committee, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1976
Joint NOAA-FWS International Marine Mammal Task Force, 1976-1977
United States-Mexico Joint Committee on Marine Mammals, 1976-1979
Wildlife Biology Advisory Committee, Washington, D.C., Technical Institute, 1974-1979
Wild Boar Management Advisory Committee, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. National Park Service, 1978
CSRS Review Team, University of Tennessee, 1980
Rosenthal Seminar Series, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1979-1982
Interagency Grizzly Bear Technical Review Panel, U.S. National Park Service, U.S. Fish and
            Wildlife Service, 1980
Research Program Group-2, Western Research Committee, Joint Council on Food and
            Agricultural Sciences, U.S. Forest Service, 1980-1982
Interagency Grizzly Bear Steering Committee, U.S. National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife
            Service, U.S. Forest Service, 1981
Executive Committee, Old Growth as Wildlife Habitat Program, U.S. Forest Service, 1982
Interagency Coordinating Committee, Denver, Colorado, 1979-1982
Museum Assessment Program, American Association of Museums, 1984-1988
Academic Affairs Council, Texas Tech University, 1982-1985
Continuing Education Council, Texas Tech University, 1982-1985
Advisory Committee for Development in Arts and Sciences, Texas Tech University, 1983-1985
Graduate Council, Texas Tech University, 1985-1987
Research Council, Texas Tech University, 1985-1987
Museum Studies Committee, American Association of Museums, 1986-1987
Zuni Museum Advisory Board, Pueblo of Zuni, New Mexico, 1985-1993
Texas Tech University Press Editorial Committee, Texas Tech University, 1983-1993
College of Arts and Sciences Research Council, Texas Tech University, 1991-1992
General Biology Committee, Department of Biological Science, Texas Tech University, 1987-1991
Promotion and Tenure Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University,1989-1991
Advisory Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, 1992-
Curriculum Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University, 1992 -
Graduate Student Selection Committee, Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech
            University, 1994-1997

Teaching Experience

Hastings High School
            General Biology lectura and laboratory (Substitute Teacher), 1956

Hastings College
            General Invertebrate Zoology laboratory, undergraduate, 1956

University of New Mexico
            General Biology laboratories, undergraduate, 1957-1958
            General Zoology laboratories, undergraduate, 1959
            Plant Anatomy laboratories, undergraduate, graduate, 1960
            Cytology and Histology laboratories, undergraduate, graduate, 1961-1962

Tulane University
            Terrestrial Ecology lectures and laboratories, graduate, 1965
            General Biology lectures and laboratories, undergraduate, 1965-1966
            Environmental Biology Field Course, graduate (Team Teacher), 1965
            Mammalogy lectures and laboratories, graduate, 1966
            Comparative Anatomy lectures and laboratories, undergraduate, 1966
            Biology of Primates, lectures and laboratories, undergraduate,
                        graduate, 1969

University of Maryland
Mammalogy lectures and laboratories, undergraduate
 (Team Teacher), 1975

Colorado State University
Vertebrate Pest Management lectures and laboratories, graduate
(Team Teacher), 1981

Texas Tech University
Professional Ethics in Museums lectures, graduate, 1984-1986
Collection Management lecture, graduate, 1986-1987
Zoological Nomenclature lectures, graduate (Team Teacher), 1985-1987, 1997
Field Methods, lectures and laboratories, graduate, 1987
Biology of animals lecture, undergraduate, 1987-1989
Vertebrate Structure and Development lectures,
            undergraduate, graduate, 1990-1991
            Introduction to Mammalogy lectures, undergraduate, 1990-2002      
Advanced Mammalogy lectures, graduate, 1990-2002
Special Topics in Mammalogy lectures, graduate, 1991, 1997-1998
Vertebrate Natural History lectures, undergraduate, graduate, 1992-2002
Bat Communities lectures, graduate, 1993
History of Mammalogy lectures, graduate, 1994
Scholarly Writing in Zoology lectures, graduate, 1996

Graduate Students Supervised

  • Marilyn Warkentin Hasler, Tulane University, M.S., 1967. Present position: Self employed, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Fernando Alvarez, Tulane University, Ph.D., 1968. Present position: Assistant Director, Cota Donana Wildlife Preserve, Donana, Spain
  • John Pagels, Tulane University, Ph.D., 1970. Present position: Professor, Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
  • Frances Miller Cashner, Tulane University, Ph.D., 1972. Present position: Professor, Department of Biology, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Stephen MacDonald, Texas Tech University, M.A., 1986. Present position: Self employed, Gila, New Mexico
  • Mary Candee, Texas Tech University, M.A., 1987. Present position: Biologist, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, Texas
  • Pat Brown, Texas Tech University, M.A., 1987. Present position: Curator of Education, Crosby County Museum, Crosbyton, Texas
  • Tommy Eaton, Texas Tech University, M.A., 1987. Present position: Self employed, Austin, Texas
  • Lorelei Mount, Texas Tech University. M. A., 1988. Present position: Curator of Exhibits, Ketchikan Museum, Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Brenda Cooke, Texas Tech University, M.A., 1988. Present position: Manager, Athletic Food Services, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • Nancy Hildreth, Texas Tech University, M.A., 1988. Present position: Park Ranger, U.S. National Park Service, Lake Powell, Utah
  • Patsy Jackson, Texas Tech University, M.A., 1988. Present position: Self employed, Lubbock, Texas
  • Mark Murphy, Texas Tech University, M A., 1988. Present position: Assistant Curator of Art, Whitty Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Robert Hollander, Texas Tech University, Ph.D., 1988. Present position: Computer service, Alpine, Texas
  • Paisley Cato, Texas A&M University, Ph.D., 1990. Present position: Professional Consultant, San Diego Museum of Natural History, San Diego, California
  • Richard Manning, Texas Tech University, Ph.D., 1991. Present position: Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
  • Larry Choate, Texas Tech University, Ph.D., 1991.
  • David Zuflacht, Texas Tech University, M.A., 1993. Present position: Physical Therapist, Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, Texas
  • Dawn Kaufman, Texas Tech University, M.S., 1994. Present position: Graduate Student, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Deidre Parish, Texas Tech University, MS., 1994. Present position: Graduate Student, Department of Biology, North Texas University, Denton, Texas
  • Maryann Lynch, Texas Tech University, M.S., 1995. Present position: Teacher, Las Vegas ; Secondary School System, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jim Goetze, Texas Tech University, Ph.D., 1995. Present position: Assistant Professor, Laredo ; Community College, Laredo, Texas
  • Franklin Yancey, II, Texas Tech University, Ph.D., 1996. Present position: Orange County Forensics Laboratory, Los Angeles, California
  • Kristie Jo Roberts, Texas Tech University, M.S., 1998. Present position: Science Teacher, San ; Antonio Independent School District, San Antonio Texas
  • Robert S. DeBaca, Texas Tech University, Ph.D.
  • Joel G.Brant, Texas Tech University, Ph.D. Present Position: Associate Professor, McMurry University, Abilene, Texas

Research Grants

1960    National Science Foundation, Fellowship for Graduate Students,
            University of New Mexico                                                                      $900

1965    American Cancer Society, Reproduction, growth, and development
            of bats in captivity, Tulane University                                                  $1,290

1966    National Institutes of Health, Studies on reproduction of tree
            shrews in captivity, Tulane University                                                 $18,000

1966    American Cancer Society, Movements and some associated effects
            of temperature relationships of two species of resident bats in the
            vicinity of New Orleans, Louisiana, Tulane University                       $1, 273

1966    National Geographic Society, Field studies of primates in Rio Muni,
            West Africa (with Arthur Riopelle), Tulane University                      $53,490

1968    National Institutes of Health, Studies on reproduction of the talapoin
            monkey (with Thomas Clewe), Tulane University                              $98,806

1985    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Genetics of the Selkirk caribou herd
            (with Ronald Chesser), Texas Tech University                                    $16,640

1985    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Status of the Texas kangaroo rat,
            Texas Tech University                                                                             $8,000

1985    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Cooperative program in museology,
            Texas Tech University                                                                             $10,000

1985    Digital Equipment Corporation, Collection management development
            (with Ronald Chesser and Robert Owen), Texas Tech University    $63,000

1986    National Institutes of Health, Sonora-Del Rio project
                        (with J. Knox Jones, Jr.), Texas Tech University                     $4,000

1987    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, The swift fox (Vulpes velox)
            in Texas(with J. Knox Jones, Jr.), Texas Tech University                  $3,405

1989    Texas Tech University, Studies of student retention in General
                        Biology (with Leslie Drew), Texas Tech University                  $1,000

1990    National Park Service, Biodiversity survey of mammals of the
            North Rosillos Mountains-Harte Ranch Additions, Big Bend National
            Park (with J. Knox Jones, Jr.), Texas Tech University                        $49,500

1991   National Park Service, Biodiversity survey of mammals of the
            Lake Meredith National Recreation Area (with J. Knox Jones, Jr.),
            Texas Tech University                                                                               $12,500

1992    City of Lubbock, Mammalian populations and density on the
                        Justiceburg Wildlife Mitigation Area (with J. Knox Jones, Jr.),
                        Texas Tech University                                                                    $22,910

1992    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Status of Peromyscus
            comanche (with J. Knox Jones, Jr.), Texas Tech University                $7,300

1993    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Studies of small mammals on
            the Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas Tech University                        $15,000

1994    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Studies of small mammals on
            the Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas Tech University                         $15,000

1995    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Studies of Recent mammals on
            the Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas Tech University                        $7,000

1995    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Studies of Recent mammals on
            the Caprock Canyons State Park, Texas Tech University                     $10,000

1996    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Studies of small mammals on
            the Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas Tech University                        $6,300

 

1996    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Studies of Recent mammals
                        on the Caprock Canyons State Park, Texas Tech University     $10,000

1997    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Studies of small mammals
            on the Big Bend Ranch State Park, Texas Tech University                    $4,500

1997    National Institutes of Health, University of Texas Medical Branch,
            Ecology of emerging Arena Viruses in southwestern U.S. (with
            Robert Baker and Robert Bradley), Texas Tech University               $18,256

1997    National Institutes of Health, University of Texas Medical Branch,
            Emerging and re-emerging Rickettioses in Latin America (with
            Robert Baker and Robert Bradley), Texas Tech University                 $1,350

1998    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Fauna of the Davis Mountains
            State Park, Balmorea State Park, and Phantom Spring,
            Texas Tech University                                                                          $8,000

1998    Nature Conservancy of Texas, Fauna of the Mount Livermore
            Preserve, (with David J. Schmidly), Texas Tech University                $5,000

2004    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Survey of the small mammals
            of the Chinati Mountains State Natural Area,
            Texas Tech University                                                                        $15,000

2005    Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Survey of small mammals
            of the Chinati Mountain State Natural Area,
            Texas Tech University                                                                        $10,000

Presentations at Professional Meetings

Trends in populations of western bats, American Society of Mammalogists, 1965

Growth, development, and wing loading of Nycticeius humeralis, American Society of     Mammalogists, 1966

Comparative ecology of gorillas and chimpanzees in Rio Muni, WestAfrica, American Society of Mammalogists, 1969

Growth and development of the free-tailed bat in southern Louisiana, American Society of Mammologists, 1970

Status of populations of North American bats, North American Bat Research Symposium, 1971
Rare and endangered mammals, Mississippi Symposium on Rare and Endangered Vertebrates,
1972

The status of Plecotus rainesquii Southeast Endangered Species Symposium, 1974

Status of the manatee in Mexico waters, I International Conference on Marine Mammals of
            Mexico, 1977

Research and conservation of wildlife of Baja California and adjacent areas, IUCN Survival
            Service Commission, 1977

The value of a central office to coordinate marine mammal standings, Symposium on Marine
            Mammal Standings, 1977

Role of federal agencies in fish and wildlife research, 44th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, 1979

Status of manatee research by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, V International Conference on Marine Mammals of Mexico, 1980

Wildlife research and ecological problems in Baja California, National Audubon Society
            Symposium on The Birds of Mexico, 1980

Collecting 20th-century artifacts, Oklahoma Historica1 Society, 1984

Things we leave behind, Historic Preservation Conference, Texas Historical Commission, 1984

Contemporary collecting-when to say yes and how to explain it, Mountain-Plains Museums Association, 1985

Effects of humidity on structure of bone in mammals (Poster), International Conference Collection Management, 1992

Distribution, natural history, and status of the Palo Duro mouse, Peromyscus truei comanche, in Texas (Poster), American Society of Mammalogists, 1994

Bat Communities of Big Bend Ranch State Natural Area, Texas, North American Symposium on Bat Research, 1994

Biology of the ghost-faced bat (Mormoops megalophylla) from the Big Bend region of Texas
(Poser), American Society of Mammologists, 1996

Molecular systematics of Dipodomys elator, Society of Southwestern Naturalists, 1998

Natural history patterns of Hantavirus infections in rodents (Poster), American Society of
            Mammalogists, 2003

Habitats of the southern rock mouse (Peromyscus nasutus) in the Davis Mounains, Texas, American Society of Mammalogists, 2003
A comparison of the rodent faunas in sandhill habitats from the northern Chihuanuan Desert in Texas, American Society of Mammalogists, 2004

Sensitive species of mammals in the Big Bend region of Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife 
Department, 2004