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  • Alagaili, A. N., N. C. Bennett, O. B. Mohammed, I. S. Zalmout, and J. G. Boyles. 2017. Body temperature patterns of a small endotherm in an extreme desert environment. Journal of Arid Environments. 137:16-20.
  • Tosa, M. I., E. M. Schauber, and C. K. Nielsen.  2016.  Impact of localized removal on white-tailed deer space use and contact rates.  Journal of Wildlife Management, In Press.  DOI:  10.1002/jwmg.21176
  • Shew, J. J., J. van der Merwe, C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber.  2016.  A classic question revisited:  disentangling confounding hypotheses surrounding parental investment theory and nest defense.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 70:1843-1856.  DOI: 10.1007/s00265-016-2190-3
  • van der Merwe, J., E. C. Hellgren, and E. M. Schauber.  2016.  Variation in metapopulation dynamics of a wetland mammal:  The effect of hydrology.  Ecosphere, 7(3):e01275.  DOI:  10.1002/ecs2.1275 (OPEN ACCESS)
  • Schartel, T., and E. M. Schauber.  2016.  Relative preference and localized food affect predator space use and consumption of incidental prey.  PLoS One, 11(3):e0151483.  doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0151483 (OPEN ACCESS)
  • Robinson, C. D., J. C. Crawford, L. Corcoran, E. M. Schauber and C. K. Nielsen.  2016.  Metapopulation viability of swamp rabbits in southern Illinois:  Potential impacts of habitat change.  Journal of Mammalogy, 97:68-79.  DOI:  10.1093/jmammal/gyv154.
  • Boyles, J. G., L. P. McGuire, E. Boyles, J. P. Reimer, C. A. C. Brooks, R. W. Rutherford, T. A. Rutherford, J. O. Whitaker, Jr., G. F. McCracken. 2016. Physiological and behavioral adaptations in bats living at high latitudes. Physiology & Behavior. 165: 322-327.
  • Boyles, E., and C. K. Nielsen.  2016.  Bioacculmulation of PCBs in a wild North American felid.  Bulletin of Envornmental Contamination and Toxicology (2016), doi:10.1007/s00128-016-1947-8.
  • Smith, J. B., C. K. Nielsen, and E. C. Hellgren.  2016.  Suitable habitat for recolonizing large carnivores in the midwestern United States.  Oryx 50:555-564.
  • Feltrop, P. D., C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber.  2016.  Asian carp in the diet of river otters in Illinois.  American Midland Naturalist 176:298-305.
  • Nielsen, C. K.  2016.  Modeling population growth and response to harvest for river otters in Illinois.  Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education 157:14-22.
  • Nielsen, C. K., and V. L. Kelly.  2016.  Wildlife habitat is similar at mined versus unmined sites 30 years following strip mining for coal in southern Illinois.  Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education 157:23-32.
  • Urbanek, R. E., G. A. Glowacki, and C. K. Nielsen.  2016.  Effect of raccoon (Procyon lotor) reduction on Blanding's turtle (Emydoidea blandingii) nest success.  Journal of North American Herpetology 2016(1):39-44.
  • LaRue, M. A., and C. K. Nielsen.  2016.  Population viability of recolonizing cougars in midwestern North America.  Ecological Modelling 321:121-129.     
  • Maine, J. J. and J. G. Boyles. 2015. Bats initiate vital agroecological interactions in corn. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 112: 12438-12443.
  • Maine, J. J. and J. G. Boyles. 2015. Land cover influences dietary specialization of insectivorous bats globally. Mammal Research. 60:343-351.
  • Carey, C. S. and J. G. Boyles. 2015. Interruption of passive gas exchange is not a likely mechanism of WNS-associated death in bats. Journal of Experimental Biology. 218:1986-1989.
  • Neiles, B., C. S. Carey, A. Araujo, D. Burkhart, L. J. Kirschman, B. LaBumbard, S. LaGrange, J. J. Maine, A. M. Rombenso, M. N. Wood, and J. G. Boyles. 2015. Writing your way into high impact factor journals. ESA Bulletin. 96:312-316.
  • Minnaar, C., J. G. Boyles, I. A. Minnaar, C. L. Sole, and A. E. McKechnie. 2015. Stacking the odds: light pollution may shift the balance in an ancient predator-prey arms race. Journal of Applied Ecology. 52:522-531.

  • Maas, B., D. S. Karp, S. Bumrungsri, K. Darras, D. Gonthier, J. C.-C. Huang, C. A. Lindell, J. J. Maine, et al. 2015. Bird and bat predation services in tropical forests and agroforestry landscapes. Biological Reviews. 91:1081-1101.

  • Boyles, E., H. Tan, Y. Wu, C. K. Nielsen, L. Shen, E. J. Reiner, and D. Chen.  In press.  Halogenated flame retardants in bobcats from the Midwestern United States.  Environmental Pollution.

  • Pease, B. S., C. K. Nielsen, and E. J. Holzmueller.  In press.  Single-camera trap survey designs miss detections: impacts on estimates of occupancy and community metrics.  PLOS ONE.

  • Murria, C., A.T. Rugenski, M.R., Whiles, and A.P. Vogler. 2015. Long-term isolation and endemicity of Neotropical aquatic insect limit the community responses to recent amphibian decline. Diversity and Distributions 21:938-949. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ddi.12343/fullScholl, E.A., H.M. Rantala, M.R. Whiles, and G.V. Wilkerson. 2015. Influences of Flow on Community Structure and Production of Snag-Dweling Macroinvertebrates in an Impaired Low-Gradient River. River Research and Applications 32: 677-688.

  • Barnum, T.R., J.M. Drake, C. Colón-Gaud, A.T. Rugenski, T.C. Frauendorf, S. Connelly, S.S. Kilham, M.R. Whiles, K.R. Lips, and C.M. Pringle. 2015. Evidence for the persistence of food web structure after amphibian extirpation in a Neotropical stream. Ecology 96:2106–2116 http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1526.1
  • Dodds, W.K., K.B. Gido, M.R. Whiles, M.D. Daniels, and B.P. Grudzinski. 2015. The Stream Biome Gradient Concept: factors controlling lotic systems across broad geographic scales. Freshwater Science 34:1-19 http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/679756
  • Vanderymyde, J. M. and M. R. Whiles. 2015. Effects of experimental forest removal on macroinvertebrate production and functional structure in tallgrass prairie streams. Freshwater Science 34:519-534. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/680442
  • Rantala, H. M., A. M. Nelson, J. N. Fulgoni, M. R. Whiles, R. O. Hall Jr., W. K. Dodds, P. Verberg, A. D. Huryn, C. M. Pringle, S. S. Kilham, K. R. Lips, C. Colon-Gaud, A. T. Rugenski, S. D. Peterson, K. Fritz, K. E. McLeran, and S. Connelly. 2015. Long-term changes in structure a tropical headwater stream following a disease-driven amphibian decline. Freshwater Biology 60:575-589.  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/fwb.12505/abstract