Job Title: Associate Professor of Wildlife Biology
Employer: McGill University
Place of Birth: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Public School attended: Lachute Elementary School
High School attended: Lachute High School, QC
Further Education: McGill University (B.Sc.), Bishop's University (M.Sc.), University of New Brunswick (Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Brief synopsis of current research:
Behavioural ecology and habitat use of waterfowl, particularly Red-breasted Mergansers in Kouchibouguac National Park, New Brunswick. Habitat features that influence use of shallow wetlands by aquatic birds.
Titman, R.D. 1999. Red-breasted Merganser. In The Birds of North America, No. 443 (A. Poole, and F. Gill, Eds.) The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. 24 pp.
Carrière, S. and R.D. Titman. 1998. Habitat use by sympatric mallard and black duck broods in a forested area of Québec, Canada. Wildfowl 49: 150-160.
Gabor, T.S., H.R. Murkin, M.P. Stainton, J.A. Boughen and R.D. Titman. 1994. Nutrient additions to wetlands in the Interlake region of Manitoba, Canada: effects of a single pulse addition in spring. Hydrobiologia 279/280:497-510.
Campeau, S., H.R. Murkin and R.D. Titman. 1994. The relative importance of algae and emergent plant litter to freshwater marsh invertebrates. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 51:681-692.
Murkin, E.J., H.R. Murkin, and R.D. Titman. 1992. Nektonic invertebrate abundance and distribution at the emergent vegetation - open water interface in the Delta Marsh, Manitoba, Canada. Wetlands 12(1):45-52.