Dr. Christopher Leary
Department of Biology
The University of Mississippi
Office: 424 Shoemaker
Phone: (662) 915-1087
Endocrine and neural systems underlying animal communication and behavior.
B.S., Auburn University, 1992
M.S., 1998, Auburn University, 1992
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2005
Rose, G.J., Hanson, J., Leary, C.J., Graham, J.A., Aluri, R., Vasquez-Opazo, G. 2015.
Species-specificity of temporal processing in the auditory midbrain of gray treefrogs: Interval-counting neurons. Journal of Comparative Physiology, A 210:485-503.
Davis, A.G., Leary, C.J. 2015. Elevated stress hormone diminishes the strength of female
preferences for acoustic signals in the green treefrog. Hormones and Behavior 69:119-122.
Leary, C.J., Lippincott, J., Harris, S., Hawkins, D.L. 2015. A test of the Energetics-
Hormone Vocalization model in the green treefrog. General and Comparative Endocrinology 213:32-39.
Leary, C.J. 2014. Close-range vocal signals elicit a stress response in male green treefrogs:
resolution of an androgen-based conflict. Animal Behaviour 96:39-48.
Leary, C.J., Knapp, R. 2014. The stress of elaborate male traits: integrating glucocorticoids
with androgen-based models of sexual selection. Animal Behaviour 89:85-92.
Rose, G.J., Alluri, R.K., Vasquez-Opazo, G.A., Odom, S.E., Graham, J.A., Leary, C.J.
2013. Combining pharmacology and whole-cell recording from CNS neurons, in vivo. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 213:99-104.
Leary, C.J., Harris, S. 2013. Steroid hormone levels in calling males and males practicing
alternative non-calling mating tactics in the green treefrog, Hyla cinerea. Hormones and