Publications:



Vaughan, T.A., J. M. Ryan, and N. J. Czaplewski. (in Press). Mammalogy, 5th edition, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury, MA. pp. 565.

Ryan, J.M. 2009. Adirondack Wildlife: A Field Guide. University Press of New England, Hanover, NH.

Ryan, J.M. 2008. Water Quality of the Owasco Lake, NY, Watershed. Finger Lakes Institute, Geneva, NY

Ryan, J.M., Deutschlander, M., Kenyon, K., Feller, K*., and E. Loew. 2006. Absorption spectra and gene expression of opsins in vespertilionid bats: What do bats see? 86th American Society of Mammalogists Annual Meeting Abstracts. 196, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

Attuquayefio, D.K. and
J. M. Ryan. 2006. Taxonomic report on small mammals from two coastal wetland (Ramsar) sites in Ghana. West African Journal of Applied Ecology, 10:

D.K. Attuquayefio, C.J. Raxworthy, and
J.M. Ryan. 2005. Preliminary biodiversity assessment (Herpetofauna and mammals) of a coastal wetland in the Volta Region, Ghana. Ghana Journal of Science. 45:19-26.

Freeman, S. 2004
Biological Sciences. 2nd edition, Pearson, Prentice Hall, Saddle River, NJ. (Contributing editor for 6 physiology chapters).

Ryan, J., Kerlan, J., Jordan, B.,* Lloyd, E.,* Lynch, A.,* and A. Shirtz. 2004. Exploring muscle function through histochemisty. In, Sivlerthorn, Johnson, and Mills, Laboratory Manual for Physiology, Benjamin Cummings. NY.

Kerlan, J.,
Ryan, J., and M. Meagher. 2004.Blood lactic avid levels after maximal exercise. In, Sivlerthorn, Johnson, and Mills, Laboratory Manual for Physiology, Benjamin Cummings. NY.

Ryan, J. M. 2004. Nesomys Spp. In, Goodman and Benstead, Madagascar, A Natural History, Chicago University Press, Chicago.

Mitchell, K. and
Ryan, J. M. 2003. Game theory models of animal behavior. Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics and its Applications, ILAP, Tools for Teaching: Modules 2002-03, pp 1-48.

Ryan, J. M.
(editor) 2000. Biodiversity and Ecology of Coastal Wetlands in Ghana. Biodiversity and Conservation, Special Issue, 9(4):445-560.

Ryan, J. M.
and Y. Ntiamoa-Baidu. 2000. Biodiversity and ecology of coastal wetlands in Ghana. Biodiversity and Conservation, 9:445-446.

Gordon, C., Ntiamoa-Baidu, Y., and
J. M. Ryan. 2000. The Muni-Pomadze Ramsar site. Biodiversity and Conservation, 9:447-464.

J. M. Ryan and D. Attuquayefio. 2000. Mammal fauna of the Muni-Pomadze Ramsar site, Ghana. Biodiversity and Conservation, 9:541-560.

Vaughan, T.A.,
J. M. Ryan, and N. J. Czaplewski. 1999. Mammalogy, 4th edition, Saunders College Publishers, Philadelphia. pp. 565.

Hermanson, J.W.,
Ryan, J. M., Cobb, M.A., Bentley, J., and W.A. Schutt. 1998. Histochemical and electrophoretic analysis of the primary flight muscle of several phylostomid bats. Can. J. Zool., 76:1983-1992.

Kolmes, S., K. Mitchell, and
J. Ryan. 1998. Optimal foraging theory. Pp. 97-140 In UMAP Modules 1997: Tools for Teaching, (P. Campbell, ed.) Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications, Inc. Lexington, MA.

Sokoloff, A.J.,
Ryan, J.M., Valerie, E., Wilson*, D.S., and G.E. Goslow, jr. 1998 Neuromuscular organization of avian flight muscle: Morphology and contractile properties of motor units in the pectoralis (pars thoracicus) of pigeon (Columba livia). J. Morph., 236:179-208.

Mitchell, K. and J. Ryan. 1998 The species-area relation. UMAP Journal (Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics and its Applications. 19:141-170.

Ryan, J.M., Cushman*, J., Jordon*, B., Samuels*, A., Frazer*, H., and C. Baier*. 1998 Topographic position of forelimb motoneuron pools is conserved in vertebrate evolution, Brain, Behav., Evol., 51:90-99.

Ryan, J.M., J. Cushman*, and C. Baier*. 1997. Organization of forelimb motoneuron pools in two bat species (Eptesicus fuscus and Myotis lucifugus). Acta Anatomica, 158:121-129.

Kolmes, S., K. Mitchell, and
J. Ryan. 1997. Optimal foraging theory. UMAP Journal, (Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics and its Applications. 18(1):43-85.

Ryan, J.M
., Cushman*, J., Frazer*, H. and A. Samuels*. 1996. Motoneuron TracingTechniques, pp. 13-26 in D. Blackburn (ed.) Neuroscience Methods: The Undergraduate Laboratory Experience, Trinity College Press.

Hermanson, J.W., M.A. Cobb, W.A. Schutt, F. Muradali, and
J.M. Ryan. 1993. Histochemical and myosin composition of vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) pectoralis muscle targets a unique locomotory niche. J. Morphology, 217:347-356.

Ryan, J. M., Creighton, G. K., and L. H. Emmons 1993. Activity patterns of two species of Nesomys (Muridae:Nesomyinae) in a Madagascar rain forest. J. Tropical Ecology 9:101-107.

Ryan, J. M., Cobb, M. A., and J. W. Hermanson. 1992. Elbow extensor muscles of the horse: postural and dynamic implications. Acta Anatomica , 144:71-79.

Ryan, J. M. 1991 The morphology of the glans penis in four genera of molossid bats (Chiroptera:Molossidae), J. Mammalogy , 72(4):658-668.

Ryan, J. M. 1991. Comparative morphology of the glans penis in Molossus, Promops, &Eumops (Chiroptera:Molossidae). Pp. 122-137 In T.A. Griffiths and D.J. Klingener (eds.) Contributions to mammalogy in honor of Karl F. Koopman. Bull. Amer. Mus.Nat. Hist.

Ryan, J. M. 1989. Comparative myology and phylogenetic systematics of the Heteromyidae (Mammalia:Rodentia). Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan. 176:1-102.

Ryan, J. M. 1989. Evolution of cheek pouches in African pouched rats (Rodentia: Cricetomyinae). J. Mammalogy 70:267-274.

Ryan, J. M. 1986. Comparative morphology and evolution of cheek pouches in rodents. J.Morphology 190:27-41.

Ryan, J. M. 1986. Dietary overlap in sympatric populations of pygmy shrews, Sorex hoyi, and masked shrews, Sorex cinereus, in Michigan. Canadian Field-Nat. 100:225-228.

Ryan, J. M., Clark, D. B., and J. A. Lackey 1985. Response of Artibeus lituratus
(Chiroptera:Phyllostomidae) to distress calls of conspecifics. J. Mammalogy 66:179-181.

Ryan, J. M. 1982. Distribution and comparative ecology of the pygmy shrew (Sorex hoyi) and Masked (Sorex cinereus) shrews in northern lower Michigan. MS thesis The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Ryan, J. M. 1982. Distribution and habitat of the pygmy shrew, Sorex hoyi, in Michigan. Jack-Pine Warbler 60:85-86.

Smith, G. and
J. M. Ryan. 1978. Annotated checklist to the birds of Oswego county and northern Cayuga county, New York. Rice Creek Biological Field Station Bulletin #5, SUNY Press, Oswego, NY 311pp.

* undergraduate students