Below is a complete list of MS theses and PhD dissertations focused on Rusty Blackbirds (current as of May 2016):
Westwood, A. R. 2016. Conservation of three forest landbird species at risk: Characterizing and modeling habitat at multiple scales to guide management planning. PhD Dissertation. Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS.
Borchert, S. M. 2015. Site-specific habitat and landscape associations of Rusty Blackbirds wintering in Louisiana. MS Thesis. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
Canham, L. 2014. Rusty Blackbirds (Euphagus carolinus) Fall Migratory Habitat Dynamics in Missouri. MS Thesis. Truman State University, Kirksville, MO.
Buckley, S. H. 2013. Rusty Blackbirds in Northeastern U.S. Industrial Forests: A Multi-scale Study of Nest Habitat Selection and Nest Survival. MS Thesis. State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY.
Harding Scurr, A. 2013. Mating System and Social Behavior of Rusty Blackbirds on Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge. MS Thesis. Humboldt State University, Arcada, CA.
Loomis, D. 2013. Reproductive Success and Foraging Ecology of the Rusty Blackbird on the Copper River Delta, Alaska. Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
Newell, P. J. 2013. Winter Ecology of the Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus). PhD Dissertation. University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
McCormack, M. 2012. Occupancy of Rusty Blackbirds (Euphagus carolinus) in the Adirondack region of New York State. MS Thesis. Green Mountain College, Poultney, VT.
DeLeon, E. E. 2012. Ecology of Rusty Blackbirds Wintering in Louisiana: Seasonal Trends, Flock Compositions and Habitat Associations. MS Thesis. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
Luscier, J. D. 2011. Wintering Habitat Use and Monitoring of Rusty Blackbirds (Euphagus carolinus) in the Central Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley. PhD Dissertation. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
Powell L. L. 2008. Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) Breeding Ecology in New England: Habitat Selection, Nest Success and Home Range. MS Thesis. University of Maine, Orono, ME.