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Formal Education

2018   Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences, School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales
2012   Master of Science in Conservation Biology, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta
2008  Special Studies in Biology, University of Alberta
2007  Bachelor of Science: Specialization Palaeontology, University of Alberta


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Published Works

Glasier, J.R.N., S.E. Nielsen, J. Acorn, and J. Pinzon, 2019. Boreal sand hills are areas of high diversity for boreal ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Diversity 11, 1-15.

Glasier, J.R.N., A.G.B Poore, and D.E. Eldridge, 2018. Do mutualistic associations have broader host ranges than neutral or antagonistic associations? A test using myrmecophiles as model organisms. Insectes Sociaux. 1-10.

Acorn J.H., E. Martin-Silverstone, J.R.N. Glasier, S. Mohr, P.J. Currie, 2017. Response to Kellner (2017) ‘Rebuttal of Martin-Silverstone, E., JRN Glasier, JH Acorn, S. Mohr, and PJ Currie, 2017’. Vertebrate Anatomy Morphology Palaeontology 3, 90-92.

Martin-Silverstone E., J.R.N. Glasier, J.H. Acorn, S. Mohr, P.J. Currie, 2017. Redescription of Dawndraco kanzai Kellner, 2010 and reassignment of the type specimen to Pteranodon sternbergi Harksen, 1966. Vertebrate Anatomy Morphology Palaeontology 3, 47–59.

Glasier, J.R.N., S.E. Nielsen, J.H. Acorn, L.H. Borysenko, and T. Radtke, 2015. Checklist of Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Saskatchewan. Canadian Field Naturalist 130, 40–48.

Glasier, J.R.N., S.E. Nielsen, and J.H. Acorn, 2015. The real “fire ants”: colony size and body size of workers influence the fate of boreal sand hill ants after wildfires. Canadian Entomologist 147, 396–404.

Glasier, J.R.N., and J.H. Acorn, 2014. Annotated list of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the grasslands of Alberta and Saskatchewan, pp 299-314. In D.J. Giberson and H.A. Carcamo (eds) Arthropods of Canadian Grasslands (Volume 4): Biodiversity and Systematics, Part 2. Biological Survey of Canada.

Radtke, T.M., J.R.N. Glasier, and S.D. Wilson. 2014. Species composition and abundance of ants and other invertebrates in stands of crested wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum) and native grasslands in the northern Great Plains.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 92, 49–55.

Glasier, J.R.N. and J.H. Acorn 2013. First record of the myrmecophilous sap beetle Amphotis ulkei LeConte (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) in Canada. The Coleopterists Bulletin 67, 188-189.

Glasier, J.R.N., J.H. Acorn, S. Nielsen, and H. Proctor, 2013. Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Alberta: A key to species based primarily on the worker caste. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 22, 1–104.

McKellar, R.C., J.R.N. Glasier, and M.S. Engel, 2013.  A new trap-jawed ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Haidomyrmecini) from Canadian Late Cretaceous Amber. The Canadian Entomologist 145, 454–465.

McKellar, R.C., J.R.N., Glasier, and M.S. Engel, 2013. New ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae) from Canadian Late Cretaceous amber. Bulletin of Geosciences 88, 583–594.

Newton, J.S., J.R.N. Glasier, H.E.L. Maw, H.C. Proctor, and R.G. Foottit 2011. Ants and subterranean Sternorrhyncha in a native grassland in east-central Alberta. Canadian Entomologist 143, 518–523.

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