1992-1996 BSc in Biology, Univeristy of Tampa
1996-2002 PhD in Ecology, Purdue University
2002-2005 RA in Behavioural Genetics, University of Manchester
2005-2008 RA in Evolutionary Genetics, University of Manchester
2008-present Senior Lecturer in Conservation Genetics, Manchester Metropolitan University
J. Vanessa Huml, MI. Taylor, W. Edwin Harris, R. Sen, JS. Ellis (2018). Neutral variation does not predict immunogenetic variation in the European grayling (Thymallus thymallus)-implications for management. Mol Ecol. 27(21), pp.4157-4173.
WE. Harris, AM. Langan, N. Barrett, K. Jack, C. Wibberley, et al. (2018). A case for using both direct and indirect benchmarking to compare university performance metrics. Studies in Higher Education. pp.1-12.
KF. Jack, C. Hamshire, W. Harris, AM. Langan, N. Barrett, et al. (2018). ‘My mentor didn't speak to me for the first four weeks’: Perceived unfairness experienced by nursing students in clinical practice settings. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 27(5-6), pp.929-938.
SJ. Marsden, WE. Harris, S. Valle, NJ. Collar (2017). Trapping method and quota observance are pivotal to population stability in a harvested parrot. Biological Conservation. 217, pp.428-436.
C. Hamshire, N. Barrett, C. Wibberley, W. Harris, AM. Langan (2017). Students’ perceptions of their learning experiences: A repeat regional survey of healthcare students. Nurse Education Today. 49, pp.168-173.
S. Valle, NJ. Collar, WE. Harris, SJ. Marsden (2017). Spatial and seasonal variation in abundance within an insular grey parrot population. African Journal of Ecology.
AM. Langan, WE. Harris, N. Barrett, CH. Hamshire, C. Wibberley (2016). Benchmarking factor selection and sensitivity: a case study with nursing courses. Studies in Higher Education. 43(9), pp.1586-1596.
FJ. Combe, JS. Ellis, KL. Lloyd, B. Cain, CP. Wheater, et al. (2016). After the Ice Age: The Impact of Post-Glacial Dispersal on the Phylogeography of a Small Mammal, Muscardinus avellanarius. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 4(72), pp.1-12.
JA. Oldekop, G. Holmes, WE. Harris, KL. Evans (2016). A global assessment of the social and conservation outcomes of protected areas. Conserv Biol. 30(1), pp.133-141.
FJ. Combe, E. Taylor-Cox, G. Fox, T. Sandri, N. Davis, et al. Rapid isolation and characterization of microsatellites in the critically endangered mountain bongo (Tragelaphus eurycerus isaaci). Journal of Genetics. 97(2), pp.549-553.
WE. Harris, FJ. Combe, S. Bird (2015). Using integrated population modelling in conservation monitoring: A case study in the common dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius). Folia Zoologica. 64(4), pp.330-336.
B. Cain, AB. Wandera, SG. Shawcross, W. Edwin Harris, B. Stevens-Wood, et al. (2013). Sex-Biased Inbreeding Effects on Reproductive Success and Home Range Size of the Critically Endangered Black Rhinoceros. Conservation Biology.
V. Norton, B. Stevens-Wood, WE. Harris (2013). Flexibility of Individual Load-mass Selection in Relation to Foraging Trail Gradient in the Leaf-cutter Ant Acromyrmex octospinosus. Journal of Insect Behavior. pp.1-15.
FL. Bowling, CA. Abbott, WE. Harris, S. Atanasov, RA. Malik, et al. (2012). A pocket-sized disposable device for testing the integrity of sensation in the outpatient setting. Diabet Med. 29(12), pp.1550-1552.
SE. Zytynska, MS. Khudr, E. Harris, RF. Preziosi (2012). Genetic effects of tank-forming bromeliads on the associated invertebrate community in a tropical forest ecosystem. Oecologia. 170(2), pp.467-475.
HR. Taylor, WE. Harris (2012). An emergent science on the brink of irrelevance: a review of the past 8 years of DNA barcoding. Mol Ecol Resour. 12(3), pp.377-388.
DE. Fry, WE. Harris, EN. Kohnke, CL. Twomey (2010). Influence of double-gloving on manual dexterity and tactile sensation of surgeons. J Am Coll Surg. 210(3), pp.325-330.
WE. Harris, T. Uller (2009). Reproductive investment when mate quality varies: differential allocation versus reproductive compensation. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 364(1520), pp.1039-1048.
VT. Montrose, WE. Harris, AJ. Moore, PJ. Moore (2008). Sperm competition within a dominance hierarchy: investment in social status vs. investment in ejaculates. JOURNAL OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY. 21(5), pp.1290-1296.
JB. Wolf, WE. Harris, NJ. Royle (2008). The capture of heritable variation for genetic quality through social competition. Genetica. 134(1), pp.89-97.
WE. Harris (2008). Spermatophore deposition behavior in an explosive breeder, the small-mouthed salamander, Ambystoma texanum. Herpetologica. 64(2), pp.149-155.
WE. Harris, AJ. McKane, JB. Wolf (2008). The maintenance of heritable variation through social competition. Evolution. 62(2), pp.337-347.
WE. Harris, AJ. Moore, PJ. Moore (2007). Variation in sperm size within and between ejaculates in a cockroach. Functional Ecology. 21(3), pp.598-602.
PJ. Moore, WE. Harris, AJ. Moore (2007). The cost of keeping eggs fresh: quantitative genetic variation in females that mate late relative to sexual maturation. Am Nat. 169(3), pp.311-322.
RF. Preziosi, WE. Harris (2007). Multivariate selection for the rest of us. J Evol Biol. 20(1), pp.34-35.
WE. Harris, PJ. Moore (2005). Female mate preference and sexual conflict: females prefer males that have had fewer consorts. Am Nat. 165 Suppl 5, pp.S64-S71.
WE. Harris, PJ. Moore (2005). Sperm competition and male ejaculate investment in Nauphoeta cinerea: effects of social environment during development. J Evol Biol. 18(2), pp.474-480.
PJ. Moore, WE. Harris, VT. Montrose, D. Levin, AJ. Moore (2004). Constraints on evolution and postcopulatory sexual selection: trade-offs among ejaculate characteristics. Evolution. 58(8), pp.1773-1780.
VT. Montrose, WE. Harris, PJ. Moore (2004). Sexual conflict and cooperation under naturally occurring male enforced monogamy. J Evol Biol. 17(2), pp.443-452.
PJ. Moore, WE. Harris (2003). Is a decline in offspring quality a necessary consequence of maternal age?. Proc Biol Sci. 270 Suppl 2, pp.S192-S194.
WE. Harris, JR. Lucas (2002). A state-based model of sperm allocation in a group-breeding salamander. Behavioral Ecology. 13(5), pp.705-712.