Taxonomy of cryptic species in the Cyornis rubeculoides complex in the Indian Subcontinent
Ashutosh Singh, Sandeep K. Gupta, Per Alström, Dhananjai Mohan, Daniel M. Hooper, Ramani S. Kumar,
Dinesh Bhatt, Pratap Singh, and Trevor D. Price
IBIS, Accepted
DOI: 10.1111/ibi.12735

Phylogenetic and spatial history of the avian 'supertramp' family Turdidae
Per Alström,  Daniel M. Hooper, Urban Olsson, Fumin Lei, Trevor D. Price, and Isabel Sanmartin
In Revision


Sex chromosome inversions enforce reproductive isolation across an avian hybrid zone
Daniel M. Hooper
, Simon C. Griffith, and Trevor D. Price
Molecular Ecology, 28: 1246-1262
Special Issue: The role of genomic structural variants in adaptation and diversification
DOI: 10.1111/mec.14874


Chromosomal inversion differences correlate with range overlap in passerine birds
Daniel M. Hooper and Trevor D. Price
Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1: 1526-1534

Two new genera of songbirds represent endemic radiations from the Shola Sky Islands of the Western Ghats, India
V. V. Robin, C. K. Vishnudas, Pooja Gupta, Frank E. Rheindt, Daniel M. Hooper, Uma Ramakrishnan, and Sushma Reddy
BMC Evolutionary Biology, 17: 31

Geographical variation in bill colour in the Long-tailed Finch: Evidence for a narrow zone of admixture between sub-species
Simon C. Griffith and Daniel M. Hooper
Emu - Austral Ornithology, 117


The Rusty-tailed Flycatcher (Muscicapa ruficauda; Aves: Muscicapidae) is a member of the genus Ficedula
Daniel M. Hooper, Urban Olsson, and Per Alström
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 102: 56-61

The potential role of parapatric and alloparapatric divergence in Junco speciation
Trevor D. Price and Daniel M. Hooper
Snowbird: Integrative Biology and Evolutionary Diversity in the Junco (Ellen D. Ketterson and Jonathan W. Atwell, eds.). University of Chicago Press.

Genomic approaches to understanding population divergence and speciation in birds
David P.L. Toews, Leonardo Campagna, Scott A. Taylor, Christopher N. Balakrishnan, Daniel T. Baldassarre, Petra E. Deane-Coe, Michael G. Harvey, Daniel M. Hooper, Darren E. Irwin, Caroline D. Judy, Nicholas A. Mason, John E. McCormack, Kevin G. McCracken, Carl H. Oliveros, Rebecca J. Safran, Elizabeth S. Scordato, Katherine F. Stryjewski, Anna Tigano, J. Albert Uy, and Benjamin M. Winger
The Auk, 133 (1): 13-30


Stable recombination hotspots in birds
Sonal Singhal, Ellen M. Leffler, Keerthi Sannareddy, Isaac Turner, Oliver Venn, Daniel M. Hooper, Alva I. Strand, Qiye Li, Brian Raney, Christopher N. Balakrishnan, Simon C. Griffith, Gil McVean, Molly Przeworski
Science,  350 (6263): 928-932

Rates of karyotypic evolution in Estrildid finches differ between island and continental clades
Daniel M. Hooper and Trevor D. Price
Evolution, 69 (4): 890-903


Niche filling slows the diversification of Himalayan songbirds
Trevor D. Price, Daniel M. Hooper, Caitlyn D. Buchanan, Ulf S. Johansson, D. Thomas Tietze, Per Alström, Urban Olsson, Mousumi Ghosh-Harihar, Farah Ishtiaq, Sandeep K. Gupta, Jochen Martens, Bettina Harr, Pratap Singh, Dhananjai Mohan
Nature, 509 (7499): 222-225

Discovery of a relict lineage and monotypic family of passerine birds
Per Alström, Daniel M. Hooper, Yang Liu, Urban Olsson, Dhananjai Mohan, Magnus Gelang, Hung Le Manh, Jian Zhao, Fumin Lei, Trevor D. Price
Biology Letters, 10 (3): 20131067


Ecological limits on diversification of the Himalayan core Corvoidea
Jonathan D. Kennedy, Jason T. Weir, Daniel M. Hooper, D. Thomas Tietze, Jochen Martens, Trevor D. Price
Evolution, 66 (8): 2599-2613


Determinants of northerly range limits along the Himalayan bird diversity gradient
Trevor D. Price, Dhananjai Mohan, D. Thomas Tietze, Daniel M. Hooper, David L. Orme, Pamela C. Rasmussen
The American Naturalist, 178 (S1): S97-S108

Fellowships, Awards & Funding

  • Research Initiatives in Science & Engineering Postdoctoral Fellowship - Columbia University (2019-present)

  • Australian Research Council Grant (ARC; 2017)

  • Edward W. Rose Postdoctoral Fellowship - Cornell Lab of Ornithology (2017-2019)

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG; 2016)

  • National Geographic Young Explorers Grant (2013)

  • Henry Hinds Fund for Graduate Student Research in Evolutionary Biology (2012, 2013)

  • American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) Hesse Student Research Award (2012)

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP; 2012)

  • 'Outstanding Graduating Senior' Award from the Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis (2010)