Renee Ha

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Renee Ha, Ph.D.

Teaching Professor
Advising: Not accepting new graduate students in 2025-2026.
Interests: Foraging, Evolution of Social Behavior in Corvids & Primates, Conservation Biology, Molecular Genetics

  • Leo, B.T., Anderson, J.J., Ha, R.R., Phillips, R.B. 2016. Home Range Estimates of Feral Cats (Felis catus) on Rota Island and Determining Asymptotic Convergence. Pacific Science 70(3): pages TBD.
  • Leo, B.T., Anderson, J.J., Ha, R.R., Ha, J., Phillips, R.B. Modeling the control of invasive predators for critically endangered species. Submitted.
  • Sussman, A., Ha, R.R., Henry, H. 2015. Evaluating the Attitudes, Knowledge and Practices Affecting Endangered Birds and the Potential for a Landowners Incentive Program on Rota, CNMI. Oryx Available on doi:10.1017/S0030605313000884, pages 1-8.
  • Zarones, L., Sussman, A., Morton, J.M., Plentovich, S., Faegre, S. Aguon, C., Amar, A, Ha, R.R. 2014. Population Status And Nesting Success Of The Critically Endangered Aga Or Mariana Crow (Corvus Kubaryi) On Rota, Northern Mariana Islands, Micronesia. Bird Conservation International Available on CJO 2014 doi:10.1017/S0959270914000045, pages 1 – 14.
  • Zarones, L., Colon, M.R., Ha, R.R., Ha, J.C. 2013. Effects of foliage-invertebrate availability and forest structure on the abundance of the critically endangered Rota White-eye Zosterop rotensis in Rota, Mariana Islands.Bird Conservation International, 23: 454-462. DOI:, Published online: 10 April 2013.
  • Ha, J.C., Buckley, J., Ha, R.R. 2012. The potential for typhoon impact on bird populations on the island of Rota, Northern Mariana Islands. Micronesica 43: 214-224.
  • Zarones, L., Colon, M.R., Ha, R.R., Ha, J.C. 2012. Effects of foliage-invertebrate availability and forest structure on the abundance of the critically endangered Rota White-eye Zosterop rotensis in Rota, Mariana Islands. Bird Conservation International 23: 454-462.
  • Ha, R.R, Morton, J.M., Ha, J.C., Berry, L., Plentovich, S. 2011. Nest site selection and consequences for reproductive success of the endangered Mariana crow (Corvus kubaryi). Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 123: 236-242.
  • Ha, R.R., Ha, J.C. 2011. Integrative Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences. SAGE Publishing.
  • Crockett, C.M., Ha, R.R. 2010. Data collection in the zoo setting, emphasizing behavior. In: Wild Mammals in Captivity, 2nd Edition. Eds: D.Kleiman, M. Allen, K. Thompson & S. Lumpkin. Chicago University Press.
  • Ha, J.C., Butler, A., Ha, R.R. 2010. Reduction of first-year survival threatens the viability of the Mariana crow Corvus kubaryi on Rota, CNMI. Bird Conservation International 20, 1-9.
  • Ha, R.R. 2010. Cost-benefit analysis in animal behavior. In Breed M.D. and Moore J. (eds) Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, pp. 402-405. Oxford: Academic Press.
  • McNulty, J.A., Ha, R.R., Kyes, R.C., Iskandar, E. 2008. Forest structure at a primate natural habitat breeding facility after fifteen years of operation. Jurnal Primatologi Indonesia 5:2-8.
  • Ha, R.R., Bentzen, P., Marsh, J., Ha, J.C. 2003. Kinship and association in social foraging northwestern crows (Corvus caurinus). Bird Behavior, 15, 65-75.
  • Ha, R.R., Ha, J.C. 2003. Effects of prey type, prey density and energy requirements on the use of alternative foraging tactics in crows. Animal Behaviour, 66, 309-316.
  • Ha, J., Ha, R.R., Almasy, J., Dyke, B. 2002. Genetics and caging type affect birth weight in captive pigtailed macaques (Macaca nemestrina). American Journal of Primatology, 56, 207-213.
  • Robinette, R., Ha, J. 2001. Social and ecological factors influencing vigilance by northwestern crows (Corvus caurinus). Animal Behaviour, 62, 447-552.