Devon DeRaad

Doctoral candidate
Primary office:
BI- Dyche Hall


Advisor: Rob Moyle
Research Interests: Systematics, hybrid zones, divergence, genomics
Hometown: Scottsdale, Arizona



  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Occidental College, 2017


  • Diego C. Blanco, Devon A. DeRaad, James M. Maley. 2017. Geographic Variation and Intergradation in the Elegant Quail. Western Birds 48.3.
  • Madhvi X. Venkatraman, Devon A. DeRaad, Whitney L.E. Tsai, Amanda J. Zellmer, James M. Maley, Eugenia Zarza, John E. McCormack. 2018. Cloudy with a chance of speciation: evolutionary history and integrative taxonomy of Unicolored Jays (Aphelocoma unicolor) in Mesoamerican cloud forest. 2018. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. Accepted.
  • Devon A. DeRaad, James M. Maley, Whitney L. E. Tsai, John E. McCormack. 2018. Phenotypic analyses across an unstudied hybrid zone in Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay. In review.


  • Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship, $175,000, 2018-2022.


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