Curriculum vitae

THOMAS B. SMITH

ADDRESS

 

Center for Tropical Research

Institute of the Environment and Sustainability

University of California, Los Angeles

619 Charles E. Young Drive East

La Kretz Hall, Suite 300

Box 951496

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1496 USA

(310) 206-4712 phone

(310) 825-5446 fax

tbsmith@ucla.edu

www.ioe.ucla.edu/CTR/

 

and

 

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

University of California, Los Angeles

610 Charles E. Young Drive East
Terasaki Life Sciences Building, Room 4155

Box 957239

Los Angeles, CA 90095-7239 USA

http://www.eeb.ucla.edu/

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Postdoctoral Integrative Biology and Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University

Fellow of California, Berkeley, 1988-1992 (w/ M. Slatkin).

 

Ph.D Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, 1988 (advisor F. Pitelka).

Title: Evolutionary ecology of African seed-crackers (Estrildidae: Pyrenestes).

 

M.S. Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1981 (advisor S. Temple).

 

B.S. Natural Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978 (advisor J. Hickey).

 

 

CURRENT POSITIONS

 

Professional Positions

 

Jan 2002- Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (formerly Organismic Biology, Ecology, and Evolution), University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Jan 2002- Professor, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (formerly Institute of the Environment), University of California, Los Angeles.

 

Jan 2002- Director, Center for Tropical Research, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2010- Director, UCLA International Research and Training Center (Yaoundé, Cameroon).

 

Boards and Organizations

2012- Board Member, Internation Association for Ecology & Health.

 

2012- President, Conservation Action Research Network

 

2009- Member, National Geographic Society Committee for Research and Exploration.

2004- Elected Fellow, American Ornithologists’ Union.

2002- Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Point Reyes Bird Observatory, Stinson Beach, California. Member, Board of Directors, 1996-2002, Executive Committee, 1998-2002.

1994- Elected Fellow, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco.

University Committees (Universtiywide, Institute of the Environment & Sustainability, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and UCLA Campus)

2006- Faculty Member, University of California – Cuba Academic Initiative.

2002- Representative, from University of California, Los Angeles, to the University of California Cooperative Ecosystem Study Unit (CESU).

2010- Member, Development and Corporate Partnerships Committee, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2007- Member, Personnel Committee, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

2010- Member, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Search Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2008- Member, Development Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2002- Member, Dickey Collection/Lida Scott Brown (LSB) Fund Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2011- Member, Search/Advisory Committee for Vice Provost for International Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2010- Member, Executive Committee, Global Bio Lab, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2007- Member, Faculty Advisory Committee, International Institute, University of California, Los Angeles.

2004- Member, Faculty Advisory Committee, James S. Coleman African Studies Center

May 2004- Adjunct Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University.

2002- Member, UCLA Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve Faculty Advisory Committee, University of California, Los Angeles.

PAST POSITIONS

Professional Positions

1998-2010 President, Ecology Research Associates.

 

2007-2009 Acting Director, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2002-2004 Associate Director, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

1999-2001 Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University.

1998-2001 Executive Director, Center for Tropical Research, San Francisco State University.

1996-2001 Faculty member, Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis.

1995-1999 Associate Professor, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University (tenured May 1997).

1992-1995 Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University.

1997 Visiting Professor of Zoology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (September-November).

1993 Senior Visiting Fellow, Conservation Genetics, Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London (January-June).

1989-1990 Senior Fulbright Research Scholar.

1988-1992 Postdoctoral Fellow, Integrative Biology and Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley.

1978-1981 Research Assistant, Department of Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

Boards and Organizations

 

2007-2009 Member, Council of Environmental Deans and Directors.

2003-2004 Member, Evolutionary Biology Advisory Committee of the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University.

2001-2005 Member, Board of Directors, Foundation for Environment and Development in Cameroon (FEDEC).

1997-1998 Senior Fellow, Zoological Society of London.

1993-2004 Elected Member, American Ornithologists' Union.

1993-2000 Member U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFWS) Hawaiian Island Forest Bird Recovery Team.

1992-1995 Member U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFWS) West Coast Clapper Rail Recovery Team.

1992-1993 President, Northern California Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology.

University Committees

2004-2006 Participating Faculty, University of California Intercampus Research Program in Experimental Evolution (IRPEE).

 

2002-2007 Member At-large, Advisory Committee, Universitywide Natural Reserve System, University of California.

2011     Chair, Faculty Joint Search Committee (for Conservation Biologist and Faculty Director, UCLA La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science), Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2008-2010 Director, Center for Climate Change Solutions, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

2007-2009 Chair, Budget and Planning Committee, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

2007-2009 Director, Search Committee, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

2007-2009 Member, Institute of the Environment/Geoscience Search Committee, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

2007-2009 Member, Space Committee, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

2002-2008 Member, Executive Committee, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

2002-2004 Member, Environmental Curriculum Committee, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

2002-2004 Member, Development Committee, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

2002-2003 Member, Promotions Committee, Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

2010-2011 Member, Personnel Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2008-2009 Member, Ad Hoc NSF-Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Brainstorming Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2008 Member, Personnel Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2006-2009 Chair, Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Steering Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2006-2007 Member, Plant Ecology Search Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2005-2007 Member, Life Sciences Replacement Building Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2005-2006 Chair, Graduate Curriculum Ad Hoc Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2005-2006 Member, Field Biology Quarter (FBQ) Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2004-2005 Member, Seminar Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2003-2004 Member, Personnel Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2003-2004 Member, Ecologist Search Committee, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

2008-2010 Member, Advisory Board, Leaders in Sustainability Graduate Certificate Program, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2008-2010 Member, Campus Sustainability Committee, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2007-2008 Co-chair, Campus Sustainability Committee, University of California, Los Angeles.

2003-2008 Member, International Institute Faculty Advisory Committee for the Latin American Center, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2003-2004 Member, Committee on Latin American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

 

FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS AND AWARDS

 

2004 Elected Fellow, American Ornithologists’ Union

2002 Point Reyes Bird Observatory Board of Directors Special Service Award

1997 Founding Member of Gamma Psi, Phi Beta Delta

1994 Elected Fellow, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco

1994 SFSU Presidential Award

1993-2004 Elected Member, American Ornithologists' Union

1989-1990 Senior Fulbright Research Scholar

1988 Francis S. Roberts Award

1983 American Ornithologists' Union Alexander Wetmore Award

1979 American Ornithologists' Union Jocelyn Van Tyne Award

1978 Phi Kappa Phi

1978 Gamma Kappa Sigma

1978 B.S. with honors

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Ornithologists' Union

American Society of Naturalists

Association for Tropical Biology

BirdLife International

British Ornithologists' Union

Cooper Ornithological Society

Ecological Society of America

International Association for Ecology and Health

Sigma Xi

Society for Conservation Biology

Society for the Study of Evolution
Southern California Academy of Sciences

Wilson Ornithological Society

 

 

EDITORIAL BOARDS

 

Editorial Board,  Evolutionary Applications, 2011-

Associate Editor, Evolutionary Applications, 2006-

Associate Editor, Evolution, 2000-2004

Editorial Board, Animal Conservation, 1999-2001

 

 

REVIEWER

 

Animal Conservation

Auk

Biotropical

Bird Conservation International

Condor

Conservation Biology

Ecology

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Evolution

Genetica

Ibis

Journal of Tropical Ecology

Molecular Ecology

Nature

Oecologia

Oikos

Ostrich

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A.

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London

Science

Trends in Ecology and Evolution

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

University of California, Los Angeles

Integrative Biology-Cellular, Organismic, and Population, EEB 296

Selected Topics in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, EEB 297

Journal Club Seminar

Developmental Plasticity and Evolution

Ornithology, EEB 114, 114A

Evolutionary Biology, EEB 200A, Invited Lecturer – “Mechanisms of Speciation”

Graduate Seminar in Speciation, EEB 274

Field Tropical Ecology, EEB C151B

Student Research Program, EEB 99

Conservation of Biodiversity, ENV 121

Environmental Science Colloquium, ENV 170

Journal Club Seminar: Readings in Conservation and Biocomplexity, ENV 193

 

San Francisco State University

Conservation Genetics/Evolution, Bio 862

Ornithology, Bio 478

Our Endangered Planet, Bio 318

Speciation, Bio 862-01A and Biol 862-01B

 

University of California, Berkeley (Teaching Assistant)

Animal Diversity

Animal Biology

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison (Teaching Assistant)

Avian Population Dynamics

Avian Ecology

Tropical Ecology

 

 

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

 

Dr. Elena Berg (2004-2006) – Genetic identification of watershed-dependent bird species. Funding source: CALFED.

 

Dr. Camille Bonneaud (2005-2006) – Effects of deforestation on the prevalence of blood-borne pathogens in African rainforest birds. Funding source: NSF.

 

Dr. Wolfgang Buermann (April 2005-2007) – Effects of deforestation on the prevalence of blood-borne pathogens in African rainforest birds. Funding source: NSF.

 

Dr. Ryan Calsbeek (2002-2006) – Population ecology, evolution and conservation of vertebrates. Funding source: Center for Tropical Research (CTR).

 

Dr. Zachary Cheviron (2008-2009) – Molecular genetic basis of adaptive traits in natural populations of birds. Funding source: Center for Tropical Research (CTR).

 

Dr. Sonya Clegg (1999-2002) – Population structure of Neotropical migrants. Funding source: EPA.

 

Dr. Thomas Dietsch (May 2005-2008) – Cacao growth and biodiversity conservation in Cameroon and Evaluating Disease Transmission Pathways; Host Reservoirs for H5NI Avian Influenza in Domestic and Wild Bird Communities of Viet Nam. Funding sources: UCLA International Institute, Global Impact Research Grant and Wildlife Conservation Society.

 

Dr. Trevon Fuller (2009-present) – Effectiveness of remote-sensed data for mapping the risk of low pathogenic avian influenza in the continental U.S.  Funding source: NIH.

 

Dr. Derek Girman (1996-1998) – Population structure of Neotropical migrant birds and their conservation (US, Mexico and S. America). Funding source: NIH.

 

Dr. Catherine Graham (1999-2000) – Integrating remote sensing and genetic data to understand evolutionary processes of rainforests. Funding source: Central African Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE), USAID.

 

Dr. Ryan Harrigan (2007-present) – The role of avian host dynamics and anthropogenic stressors on the transmission of West Nile virus and the implications for human health and biodiversity. Funding source: EPA.

 

Dr. Karen Holder (1998-2001) – Phylogeography and speciation of West African birds. Funding source: NSF/NSERC postdoctoral fellowship.

 

Dr. Darren Irwin (2003-2004) – Evolutionary ecology of migrant birds. Funding sources: EPA, CALFED.

 

Dr. Salit Kark (1999-2000) – Fluctuating asymmetry and divergence across ecological gradients. Funding source: Rothschild Fellowship (Israel).

 

Dr. Jordan Karubian (2001-2004) – Mechanisms of reproductive divergence and speciation in South American birds. Funding source: NSF, EPA.

 

Dr. Irby Lovette (2000-2001) – Phylogeography of West African and South

American birds. Funding source: NSF.

 

Dr. Eduardo Mendoza Ramirez (2009-2010) – Modeling the impact of land cover change on biodiversity in the tropical forests of Mexico. Funding source: National Council of Science and Technology in Mexico (CONACYT).

 

Dr. Borja Milá (November 2005-2006) – Speciation mechanisms in tropical birds. Funding source: NASA.

 

Dr. Kevin Njabo (2007-2011) – Effects of deforestation on the prevalence of blood-borne pathogens in African rainforest birds. Funding source: NSF.

 

Dr. Cassia Prates-Clark (2005-2006) – Quantifying patterns of biodiversity in a changing climate; integrating biological point and process data with remotely sensed environmental variables. Funding source: NASA.

 

Dr. Ravinder Sehgal (1999-2004) – Using the major histocompatability complex (MHC) to study selection and evolution at the population level. Funding source: NIH/CTR.

 

Dr. Hans Slabbekoorn (1998-2001) – Mechanisms of reproductive divergence and speciation in African birds. Funding source: Netherlands/NSF.

 

Dr. Hendrik Thomassen (2007-2011) – Quantifying patterns of biodiversity in a changing climate; integrating biological point and process data with remotely sensed environmental variables. Funding source: NASA.

 

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS

 

University of California, Los Angeles (current Ph.D. students):

Emily Curd, Rachel Johnston, Hilton Oyamaguchi, Raul Sedano-Cruz, Madeline Tiee, Camille Yabut.

 

San Francisco State University (students who have completed M.S. degree):

Joy Albertson, Mark Collins, Caroline Dingle, Aaron French, Chris Giorni, Kimberly Holbrook, Mari Kimura, Borja Milá, Kim O'Keefe, John Poulsen, Kristen Ruegg, Adriana Smyth, Donald Stauffer, Ellen VanGelder, Peg Wade, Benjamin Wang, Ken Whitney.

 

Advisor or Co-advisor for the following students who have completed their Ph.D.:

 

Allison Alvarado, University of California, Los Angeles, 2011 (Advisor)
Jaime Chaves, University of California, Los Angeles, 2010 (Advisor)

Adam Freedman, University of California, Los Angeles, 2009 (Advisor)

Benjamin Wang, University of California, Los Angeles, 2008 (Advisor)

Erin Marnocha, University of California, Los Angeles, 2008 (Advisor)

Amy Rogers, University of California, Los Angeles, 2008 (Advisor)

John McCormack, University of California, Los Angeles, 2007 (Advisor)

Borja Milá, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005 (Co-advisor).

Ken Whitney, University of California, Davis, 2003 (Co-advisor).

 

 

INVITED TALKS AND KEYNOTE ADDRESSES (Since 1991)

 

2012

Harvard University Center for the Environment, Biodiversity, Ecology, and Global Change lecture series, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Migratory Bird Center Seminar, National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C.

 

2011

 

36th Annual Meeting, Société Québécoise pour L'étude Biologique du Comportement (Quebec Society for the Biological Study of Behavior), Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada.

Joint International Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation and the Society for Conservation Biology (Africa section), Arusha, Tanzania.

National Institutes of Health Workshop on Social and Ecological Methods for Infectious Disease Management, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Department of Biology, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri.

Association of Field Ornithologists, Cooper Ornithological Society, Wilson Ornithological Society 2011 Joint Meeting, Kearney, Nebraska.

 

2010

European Science Foundation Frontiers of Speciation Research Workshop, Evolution of Divergence and Speciation Models of Specific Systems, Hólar, Iceland.
Defense Sciences Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Prophecy Teaming Day Workshop (West Coast Workshop), Seattle, Washington.
Defense Threat Reduction Agency, U.S. Department of Defense, Alexandria, Virginia.
National Science Foundation Migration Interest Group: Research Applied Toward Education (MIGRATE) Workshop, Konstanz, Germany.
California NanoSystems Institute, University of California, Los Angeles.
Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee.
University of Queensland. Applied Evolution Summit: Interdisciplinary Solutions to Evolutionary Challenges in Food, Health and the Environment. Heron Island, Queensland, Australia.

 

2009


National Geographic Society, Committee for Research, Conservation and Exploration Mini-symposium, Washington, D.C.

Darwin year 09 Zurich Evolution Lectures, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

 

2008

 

Women and Philanthropy, University of California, Los Angeles

UCLA Parents' Weekend 2008, University of California, Los Angeles.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles.

Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley.

International Balzan Prize Symposium: Population Biology and Evolution, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.

American Ornithologists’ Union, Cooper Ornithological Society, and Society of Canadian Ornithologists 2008 Joint Meeting, Portland, Oregon.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2008 NASA Carbon Cycle and Ecosystems Joint Science Workshop, Adelphi, Maryland.

Laboratory of Ornithology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. 2008 MIGRATE Workshop. New Technologies for Studying Bird Migration.

Natural Reserve System, University of California, 2008 Mathias Symposium, Bodega Marine Laboratory Reserve, Bodega Bay, California.

 

2007

 

Genetics Graduate Group, University of California, Davis.

Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles. International Summit on Evolutionary Change in Human-altered Environments (co-organized by Thomas Smith and Louis Bernatchez).

 

2006

 

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Joint Workshop on NASA Biodiversity, Terrestrial Ecology, and Related Applied Sciences, Adelphi, Maryland.

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) Meetings, Reston, Virginia.

Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana.

 

2005

 

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley.

2nd International Symposium of Conservation Genetics, Monterey, California.

 

2004

 

Institute of the Environment, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biology Department, Université Laval, Quebec, Canada.

Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, Washington University, St. Louis.

U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and PPL Montana, Migration Stopover Ecology of Western Avian Populations: Southwestern Migration Workshop, Tucson, Arizona.

 

2003

 

Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles.

Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles, two lectures in Evolutionary Biology.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine.

Department of Zoology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma.

Zoological Society of London, Symposium on Phylogeny and Conservation, London, England.

 

2002

 

University of California, Berkeley, California.

University of California, Riverside, California.

Smithsonian-sponsored symposium, West Virginia, Birds of Two Worlds.

Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles.

 

2001

 

Conservation International, Washington, D.C.

 

2000

 

Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles, California.

Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation, University of California, Davis, California.

 

1999

 

Department of Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz, California.

Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California.

Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, California.

 

1998

 

College of Science, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.

Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

Department of Biology, San Francisco State University.

Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Rainforest Ecology and Management, James Cook University of North Queensland, Cairns, Australia, Rainforest: Past and Future Conference.

 

1997

 

Department of Zoology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Department of Zoology, James Cooke University, Townsville, Australia.

Ecological Society of America, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Department of Biology, San Francisco State University.

Department of Biology, University of California, San Diego, California.

 

1996

 

Center for Population Biology, University of California, Davis, California.

Department of Zoology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Department of Biology, Hayward State University, Hayward, California.

 

1995

 

Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.

 

1994

 

American Association for the Advancement of Science, San Francisco, California, Molecular Genetic Approaches in Conservation.

Avian Studies Group, Berkeley, California.

Audubon Society, San Francisco, California.

 

1993

 

Department of Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), San Francisco, California.

Department of Biology, San Francisco State University.

Biosystematists Society, San Francisco, California.

Department of Biology, University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

Conservation Genetics, Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London.

Department of Biology, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, California.

Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Conservation Genetics.

 

1991

 

Avian Studies Group, Berkeley, California.

Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, Illinois.

Department of Ecology, Ethology and Evolution, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Society for the Study of Evolution, Hilo, Hawaii, Symposium on Evolution in the Hawaiian Islands.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

In press Mendoza, E., T. Fuller, H.A. Thomassen, W. Buermann, D. RamírezMejía, and T.B. Smith. A preliminary assessment of the effectiveness of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor for protecting potential Baird’s tapir (Tapirus bairdii Gill, 1865) habitat in Southern Mexico. Integrative Zoology.

 

2012 Laurance, W. F., ... T. B. Smith et al. Averting biodiversity collapse in tropical protected areas. Nature. doi:10.1038/nature11318

 

2012 Karubian, J., R. Durães, J. L. Storey, and T. B. Smith. Mating behavior drives seed dispersal by the Long-wattled Umbrellabird Cephalopterus penduliger. Biotropica 44(5): 689-698.

 

2012 Shafir, S. C., T. Fuller, T. B. Smith, and A. W. Rimoin. A national study of individuals who handle migratory birds for evidence of avian and swine influenza virus infections. Journal of Clinical Virology 54(4): 364-7.

 

2012 Milá, B., E.S. Tavares, A.M. Saldaña, J. Karubian, T.B. Smith, and A.J. Baker. A trans-Amazonian screening of mtDNA reveals deep intraspecific divergence in forest birds and suggests a vast underestimation of species diversity. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40541.

 

2012 Fuller, T., S. Bensch, I. Müller, J. Novembre, J. Pérez-Tris, R. E.  Ricklefs, T. B. Smith, and J. Waldenström. The ecology of emerging infectious diseases in migratory birds: an assessment of the role of climate change and priorities for future research. EcoHealth 9:80-88.

 

2012 Chaves, J. A., P. G. Parker, and T. B. Smith. Origin and population history of a recent colonizer, the yellow warbler in Galápagos and Cocos Islands. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 509-521.

 

2012 Oliveras de Ita, A., K. Oyama, T. B. Smith, R. K. Wayne, and B. Milá. Genetic evidence for recent range fragmentation and severely restricted dispersal in the critically endangered Sierra Madre Sparrow, Xenospiza baileyi. Conservation Genetics 13: 283-291.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/2987534n23518770/fulltext.html

 

2011 Loiseau, C., R. J. Harrigan, A. Robert, R. C. K. Bowie, H. A. Thomassen, T. B. Smith, and R. N. M. Sehgal. Host and habitat specialization of avian malaria in Africa. Molecular Ecology 21: 431-441.

 

2011 Iezhova, T. A., M. Dodge, R. N. M. Sehgal, T. B. Smith, and G. Valkiūnas. New avian Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae) from African birds, with a critique of the use of host taxonomic information in hemoproteid classification. Journal of Parasitology 97(4): 682-694.          

 

2011 Njabo, K. Y., T. L. Fuller, A. Chasar, J. P. Pollinger, G. Cattoli, C. Terregino, I. Monne, J-M. Reynes, R. Njouom, and T. B. Smith. Pandemic A/H1N1/2009 influenza virus in swine, Cameroon, 2010. Veterinary Microbiology 156: 189-192.

 

2011 Fuller, T. H. A. Thomassen, P. M. Mulembakani, S. C. Johnston, J. O. Lloyd-Smith, N. K. Kisalu, T. K. Lutete, S. Blumberg, J. N. Fair, N. D. Wolfe, R. L. Shongo, P. Formenty, H. Meyer, L. L. Wright, J.-J. Muyembe, W. Buermann, S. S. Saatchi, E. Okitolonda, L. Hensley, T. B. Smith, and A. W. Rimoin. Using remote sensing to map the risk of human monkeypox virus in the Congo Basin. EcoHealth 8: 14-25.

 

2011 Kirschel, A. N. G., H. Slabbekoorn, D. T. Blumstein, R. E. Cohen, S. R. De Kort, W. Buermann, and T. B. Smith. Testing alternative hypotheses for evolutionary diversification in an African songbird: Rainforest refugia versus ecological gradients. Evolution 65: 3162-3174.

 

2011 Chaves, J., J. Weir, and T. B. Smith. Diversification in Adelomyia hummingbirds follows Andean uplift. Molecular Ecology 20: 4564-4576.

 

2011 Curd, E., J. Pollinger, E. Toffelmier, and T. B. Smith. Rapid influenza A detection and quantification in birds using a one-step real-time reverse transcriptase PCR and high resolution melting. Journal of Virological Methods 176: 125-130.

 

2011 Irwin, D. E., J. H. Irwin, and T. B. Smith. Genetic variation and seasonal migratory connectivity in Wilson’s warblers (Wilsonia pusilla): species-level differences in nuclear DNA between western and eastern populations. Molecular Ecology 20: 3102-3115.

 

2011 Smith, T. B., H. A. Thomassen, A. H. Freedman, R. N. M. Sehgal, W. Buermann, S. Saatchi, J. Pollinger, B. Milá, D. Pires, G. Valkiūnas, and R. K. Wayne. Patterns of divergence in the olive sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea (Aves: Nectariniidae) across the African rainforest-savanna ecotone. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103: 821-835.

 

2011 Milá, B., D. P. L. Toews, T. B. Smith, and R. K. Wayne. A cryptic contact zone between divergent mitochondrial DNA lineages in southwestern North America supports past introgressive hybridisation in the yellow-rumped warbler complex (Aves: Dendroica coronata). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103: 696-706.

 

2011 Chaves, J.A. and T. B. Smith. Evolutionary patterns of diversification in the Andean hummingbird genus Adelomyia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 60: 207-218.

 

2011 Buermann, W. J. A. Chaves, R. Dudley, J. A. Mcguire, T. B. Smith, and D. L. Altshuler. Projected changes in elevational distribution and flight performance of montane Neotropical hummingbirds in response to climate change. Global Change Biology 17: 1671-1680.

 

2011 Sehgal, R. N. M., W. Buermann, R. J. Harrigan, C. Bonneaud, C. Loiseau, A. Chasar, I. Sepil, G. Valkiūnas, T. Iezhova, S. Saatchi, and T. B. Smith. Spatially explicit predictions of blood parasites in a widely distributed African rainforest bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278: 1025-1033.

 

2011 Njabo, K.Y., A. J. Cornel, C. Bonneaud, E. Toffelmier, R. N. M. Sehgal, G. Valkiūnas, A. F. Russell, and T. B. Smith. Nonspecific patterns of vector, host and avian malaria parasite associations in a Central African rainforest. Molecular Ecology 20: 1049-1061.

 

2011 Thomassen, H. A., T. Fuller, W. Buermann, B. Milá, C. M. Kieswetter, P. Jarrín-V., S. E. Cameron, E. Mason, R. Schweizer, J. Schlunegger, J. Chan, O. Wang, M. Peralvo, C. J. Schneider, C. H. Graham, J. P. Pollinger, S. Saatchi, R. K. Wayne, and T. B. Smith. Mapping evolutionary process: a multi-taxa approach to conservation prioritization. Evolutionary Applications 4: 397-413.

 

2011 Hendry, A. P., M. T. Kinnison, M. Heino, T. Day, T. B. Smith, G. Fitt, C. Bergstrom, J. Oakeshott, P. S. Jørgensen, M. Zalucki, S. Southerton, A. Sih, R. F. Denison, and S. P. Carroll. Evolutionary principles and their practical application. Evolutionary Applications 4: 159-183.

 

2011 Marnocha, E., J. Pollinger, And T. B. Smith. Human-Induced morphological shifts in an island lizard. Evolutionary Applications 4: 388-396.

 

2011 Laurance W. F., D. C. Useche, L. P. Shoo, S. K. Herzog, M. Kessler, F. Escobar, G. Brehm, J. C. Axmacher, I. C. Chen, L. A. Gámez, P. Hietz, K. Fiedler, T. Pyrcz, J. Wolf, C. L. Merkord, C. Cardelus, A. R. Marshall, C. Ah-Peng, G. H. Aplet, M. del Coro Arizmendi, W. J. Baker, J. Barone, C. A. Brühl, R.W. Bussmann, D. Cicuzza, G. Eilu, M. E. Favila, P. Hietz, A. Hemp, C. Hemp, J. Homeier, R. B. Huey, J. Hurtado, J. Jankowski, G. Kattán, J. Kluge, T. Krömer, D. Lees, M. Lehnert, J. T. Longino, J. Lovett, P. H. Martin, B. D. Patterson, R. G. Pearson, K. S.-H. Peh, B. Richardson, M. Richardson, M. Samways, F. Senbeta, T. B. Smith, T. Utteridge, J. E. Watkins, R. Wilson, S. E. Williams, and C. D. Thomas. Global warming, elevational ranges and the vulnerability of tropical biota. Biological Conservation 144: 548-557.

 

2010 Iezhova, T. A., G. Valkiūnas, C. Loiseau, T.B. Smith, and R. N. M. Sehgal. Haemoproteus cyanomitrae sp. nov. (Haemosporida: Haemoproteidae) from a widespread African songbird, the olive sunbird, Cyanomitra olivacea. Journal of Parasitology 96(1): 137-143.

 

2010 Harrigan, R. J., H. A. Thomassen, W. Buermann, R. F. Cummings, M. E. Kahn, and T. B. Smith. Economic conditions predict prevalence of West Nile virus. PLoS ONE 5: e15437.
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0015437

 

2010 Freedman, A. H., H. A. Thomassen, W. Buermann, and T. B. Smith. Genomic signals of diversification along ecological gradients in a tropical lizard. Molecular Ecology 19: 3773-3788.

 

2010 Thomassen, H. A., K. C. Jones, J. P. Pollinger, and T. B. Smith. Characterization of novel microsatellite loci for Myzomela cardinalis and M. rubrata honeyeaters, and cross-amplification in other species. Conservation Genetics Resources 2: 205-208.

 

2010 Freedman, A. H., Buermann, W, Mitchard, E. T. A., DeFries, R. S., and T. B. Smith. Human impacts flatten rainforest savanna gradient and reduce adaptive diversity in a rainforest bird. PLoS ONE 5: e13088.
http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0013088

 

2010 Thomassen, H. A., Z. A Cheviron, A. H. Freedman, R. J. Harrigan, R. K. Wayne, and T. B. Smith. Spatial modeling and landscape-level approaches for visualizing intra-specific variation. Molecular Ecology 19: 3532-3548.

 

2010 Fuller, T., S. Saatchi, E. E. Curd, E. Toffelmier, H. Thomassen, W. Buermann, D. F. DeSante, M. P. Nott, J. F. Saracco, C. J. Ralph, J. D. Alexander, J. P. Pollinger, and T. B. Smith. Mapping the risk of avian influenza in wild birds in the U.S. BMC Infectious Diseases 10: 187.
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/10/187

 

2010 Karubian, J., V. L. Sork, T. Roorda, R. Durães, and T. B. Smith. Destination-based seed dispersal homogenizes genetic structure of a tropical palm. Molecular Ecology 19: 1745-1753.

 

2010 Loiseau, C., T. Iezhova, G. Valkiūnas, A. Chasar, A. Hutchinson, W. Buermann, T. B. Smith, and R. N. M. Sehgal. Spatial variation of haemosporidian parasite infection in African rainforest bird species. Journal of Parasitology 96: 21-29.

 

2010 Thomassen, H. A., W. Buermann, B. Milá, C. H. Graham, S. E. Cameron, C.  J. Schneider, J-. P. Pollinger, S. Saatchi, R. K. Wayne, and T. B.  Smith. Modeling environmentally associated morphological and genetic variation in a rainforest bird, and its application to conservation prioritization. Evolutionary Applications 3:  1-16.

 

2009 Chasar, A., C. Loiseau, G, Valkiūnas, T. Iezhova, T. B. Smith, and R. N. M. Sehgal. Prevalence and diversity patterns of avian blood parasites in degraded African rainforest habitats. Molecular Ecology 18: 4121-4133.

 

2009 Clabaut, C., A. Herrel, T. Sanger, T. B. Smith, and A. Abzhanov. Development of beak polymorphism in the African seedcracker, Pyrenestes ostrinus. Evolution & Development 11: 636-646.

 

2009 Kirschel, A. N. G., D. T. Blumstein, R. E. Cohen, W. Buermann, T. B. Smith, and H. Slabbekoorn. Birdsong tuned to the environment: green hylia song varies with elevation, tree cover, and noise. Behavioral Ecology 20: 1089-1095.

 

2009 Njabo, K. Y., A. J. Cornel, R. N. M. Sehgal, C. Loiseau, W. Buermann, R.  J. Harrigan, J. Pollinger, G. Valkiūnas, and T. B. Smith. Coquillettidia (Culicidae, Diptera) mosquitoes as new natural vectors of avian malaria in Africa. Malaria Journal 8: 193.
http://www.malariajournal.com/content/8/1/193

 

2009 Bonneaud, C, I. Sepil, B. Milá, W. Buermann, J. Pollinger, R. N. M. Sehgal, G. Valkiūnas, T. A. Iezhova, S. Saatchi, and T. B. Smith. The prevalence of avian Plasmodium is higher in undisturbed tropical forests of Cameroon. Journal of Tropical Ecology 25:  439.

 

2009 Berg, E. C., J. E. McCormack, and T. B. Smith. Test of an adaptive hypotheses for egg speckling along an elevational gradient in a population of Mexican jays Aphelocoma ultramarina. Journal of Avian Biology 40:  448-452.

 

2009 Milá, B., R. K. Wayne, P. Fitze,  and T. B. Smith. Divergence with gene flow and fine-scale phylogeographic structure in the wedge-billed woodcreeper Glyphorynchus spirurus, a Neotropical rainforest bird. Molecular Ecology 18: 2979-2995.

 

2009 Kirschel, A. N. G., D. T. Blumstein, and T. B. Smith.  Character displacement of song and morphology in African tinkerbirds. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 8256-8261.

 

2009 Smith, T. B. [REVIEW]. Equating forest conservation with hornbill conservation. Ecology and Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the Forest. By Kinnaird, M. F, and T. G. O’Brien. Conservation Biology 23: 782-783.

 

2009 Valkiūnas G., T. A. Iezhova, C. Loiseau, A. Chasar, T. B. Smith, and R. N. M. Sehgal. New malaria parasites of the subgenus Novyella in African rainforest birds, with remarks on their high prevalence, classification and diagnostics. Parasitology Research 104: 1061-1077.

 

2009 Calsbeek, R., W. Buermann, and T. B. Smith. Parallel shifts in ecology and natural selection in an island lizard. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9: 3.
http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/9/3.

 

2009 Freedman, A. H., W. Buermann, M. LeBreton, L. Chirio, and T. B. Smith. Modeling the effects of anthropogenic habitat change on savanna snake invasions into African rainforest. Conservation Biology 23: 81-92.

 

2008 McCormack, J. E., B. S. Bowen, and T. B. Smith. Integrating paleoecology and genetics of bird populations in two sky island archipelagos. BMC Biology 6: 28. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7007/6/28.

 

2008 McCormack, J. E., and T. B. Smith. Niche expansion leads to small-scale adaptive differentiation along an elevation gradient in a medium-sized passerine bird. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275: 2155-2164.

 

2008 Valkiūnas G., T. A. Iezhova, C. Loiseau, A. Chasar, T. B. Smith, and R. N. M. Sehgal. New species of haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida) from African rainforest birds, with remarks on their classification. Parasitology Research 103: 1213-1228.

 

2008 Smith, T. B., and G. Grether. The importance of conserving evolutionary processes. Pages 85-98. In S. P. Carroll and C.W. Fox (Eds.). Conservation Biology: Evolution in Action. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

 

2008 Milá, B., R. K. Wayne, and T. B. Smith. Ecomorphology of migratory and sedentary populations of the yellow-rumped warbler (Dendroica coronata). Condor 110: 335-344.

 

2008 McCormack, J. E., A. T. Peterson, E. Bonaccorso, and T. B. Smith. Speciation in the highlands of Mexico: genetic and phenotypic divergence in the Mexican jay (Aphelocoma ultramarina). Molecular Ecology 17: 2505-2521.

 

2008 Buermann, W., S. Saatchi, T. B. Smith, B. R. Zutta, J. A. Chaves, B. Milá, and C. H. Graham. Predicting species distributions across the Amazonian and Andean regions using remote sensing data. Journal of Biogeography 35: 1160-1176.

 

2008 Saatchi, S., W. Buermann, H. ter Steege, S. Mori, and T. B. Smith. Modeling distribution of Amazonian tree species and diversity using remote sensing measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment 112: 2000-2017.

 

2008 Tori, W. P., R. Durães, T. B. Ryder, M. Anciães, J. Karubian, R. H. Macedo, J. A. C. Uy, P. G. Parker, T. B. Smith, A. C. Stein, M. S. Webster, J. G. Blake, and B. A. Loiselle. Advances in sexual selection theory: insights from tropical avifauna. Ornitología Neotropical 19 (Suppl): 151-163.

 

2008 Calsbeek, R., and T. B. Smith. Experimentally replicated disruptive selection on performance traits in a Caribbean lizard. Evolution 62: 478-484.

 

2008 Calsbeek, R., C. Bonneaud, and T. B. Smith. Differential fitness effects of immunocompetence and neighbourhood density in alternative female lizard morphs. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 102-109.

 

2008 Smith, T. B., B. Milá, G. F. Grether, H. Slabbekoorn, I. Sepil, W. Buermann, S. Saatchi, J. P. and Pollinger. Evolutionary consequences of human disturbance in a rainforest bird species from central Africa. Molecular Ecology 17: 58-71.

 

2008 Smith, T. B., and L. Bernatchez. Preface to the Special Issue. Evolutionary change in human-altered environments. Molecular Ecology.17: 1-8.

 

2008 Evolutionary change in human-altered environments (T. B. Smith and L. Bernatchez, eds.) Molecular Ecology 17, 1-499.

 

2007 Milá, B., J. E. McCormack, G. Casteñada, R. K. Wayne, and T. B. Smith. Recent postglacial range expansion drives the rapid diversification of a songbird lineage in the genus Junco. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 274: 2653-2660.

 

2007 Calsbeek, R., C. Bonneaud, S. Prabhu, N. Manoukis, and T. B. Smith. Multiple paternity and sperm storage lead to increased genetic diversity in Anolis lizards. Evolutionary Ecology Research 9: 495-503.

 

2007 Calsbeek, R., and T. B. Smith. Probing the adaptive landscape using experimental islands: density dependent natural selection on lizard body size. Evolution 61: 1052-1061.

 

2007 Chaves, J. A. J. Pollinger, T. B. Smith, and G. Lebuhn. The role of geography and ecology in shaping the phylogeography of the speckled hummingbird (Adelomyia melanogenys) in Ecuador. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43: 795-807.

 

2007 Wang, B. C., V. L. Sork, M. T. Leong, and T. B. Smth. Hunting of mammals reduces seed removal and dispersal of the Afrotropical tree, Antrocaryon klaineanum (Anacardiaceae). Biotropica 39: 340-347.

 

2007 Calsbeek, R., T. B. Smith, J.H. Knouft, and C. Bardeleben. Intraspecific variation in Anolis sagrei mirrors the adaptive radiation of Greater Antillean anoles. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 90: 189-199.

 

2007 Milá, B., T. B. Smith, and R. K. Wayne. Speciation and rapid phenotypic differentiation in the yellow-rumped warbler Dendroica coronata complex. Molecular Ecology 16: 159-173.

 

2006 Sehgal, R. N. M., G. Valkiūnas, T. A. Iezhova and T. B. Smith. 2006. Blood parasites of chickens in Uganda and Cameroon with molecular descriptions of Leucocytozoon schoutedeni and Trypanosoma gallinarum. Journal of Parasitology 92(6): 1336-1343.

 

2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Revised Recovery Plan for Hawaiian Forest Birds. Region 1, Portland, OR. 622 pp.

 

2006 Milá, B., T. B. Smith, and R. K. Wayne. Postglacial population expansion drives the evolution of long-distance migration in a songbird. Evolution 60: 2403-2409.

 

2006 Calsbeek, R., J. H. Knouft, and T. B. Smith. Variation in scale numbers is consistent with ecologically based natural selection acting within and between lizard species. Evolutionary Ecology 20: 377-394.

 

2006 Ruegg, K., H. Slabbekoorn, S. Clegg, and T. B. Smith. Divergence in mating signals correlates with ecological variation in the migratory songbird, Swainson's thrush (Catharus ustulatus). Molecular Ecology 15: 3147-3156.

 

2006 Aguilar, A, S. V. Edwards, T. B. Smith, and R.K. Wayne. Patterns of variation in MHC class II β loci of the little greenbul (Andropadus virens) with comments on MHC evolution in birds. Journal of Heredity 97: 133-142.

 

2006 Dingle, C., I. J. Lovette, C. Canaday, and T. B. Smith. Elevational zonation and the phylogenetic relationships of the Henicorhina wood-wrens. The Auk 123: 119-134.

 

2005 Delaney, K. S, D. Pires, K. Holder, C. Bardeleben C., and T. B. Smith. Isolation of polymorphic tetranucleotide microsatellite markers for the black-bellied seedcracker (Pyrenestes ostrinus). Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 774-776.

 

2005 Jones, H. I., R. N. M. Sehgal, and T. B. Smith. Leucocytozoon (Apicomplexa: Leucocytozoidae) from West African birds, with descriptions of two species. Journal of Parasitology 29: 397-401.

 

2005 Valkiunas, G., R. N. M. Sehgal, T. A. Ieezhova, and T. B. Smith. Further observations on the blood parasites of birds in Uganda. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 41: 580-587.

 

2005 Sehgal, R. N. M., H. I. Jones, and T. B. Smith. Molecular evidence for host specificity of parasitic nematode microfilariae in some African rainforest birds. Molecular Ecology 14: 3977-3988.

 

2005 Kelly, J., K. Ruegg, and T. B. Smith. Combining isotopic and genetic markers to identify breeding origins of migrant birds. Ecological Applications 15: 1487-1494.

 

2005 Smith, T. B., S. Saatchi, C. Graham, H. Slabbekoorn, and G. Spicer. Putting process on the map: why ecotones are important for preserving biodiversity. Pages 166-197. In A. Purvis, J. Gittleman, and T. Brooks (Eds.). Phylogeny and Conservation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

 

2005 Aguilar, A., T.B. Smith, and R. K. Wayne. A comparison of variation between a MHC pseudogene and microsatellite loci of the little greenbul (Andropadus virens). BMC Evolutionary Biology 5: 47.
www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/5/47

 

2005 Graham, C. H., T. B. Smith, and M. Languy. Current and historical factors influencing patterns of species richness and turnover of birds in the Gulf of Guinea highlands. Journal of Biogeography 32: 1371-1384.

 

2005 Karubian, J., J. Fabarra, D. Yunes, J. P. Jorgenson, D. Romo, and T. B. Smith. Temporal and spatial patterns of macaw abundance in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Condor 107: 617-626.

 

2005 Sehgal, R. N. M., H. I. Jones, and T. B. Smith. Blood parasites of some West African rainforest birds. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 67: 295-301.

 

2005 Smith, T. B., S. M. Clegg, M. Kimura, K. C. Ruegg. B. Milá, and I. J. Lovette. Molecular genetic approaches to linking breeding and overwintering areas in five Neotropical migrant passerines. Pages 222-234. In R. Greenberg and P. P. Marra (Eds.). Birds of Two Worlds: The Ecology and Evolution of Migration. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London.

 

2005 Milá, B., S. M. Clegg, M. Kimura, K. Ruegg, I. Lovette, and T. B. Smith, Linking breeding and overwintering areas of five Nearctic-Neotropical migratory passerines using molecular genetic markers. Pages 889-892. In: C.J. Ralph and T.D. Rich (Eds.). Bird Conservation Implementation and Integration in the Americas: Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference, Volume 2; March 20-24, 2002, Asilomar, California. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, and Pacific Southwest Research Station, Albany, California.

 

2005 Smith, T. B., R. Calsbeek, R. K. Wayne, K. H. Holder, D. Pires, and C. Bardeleben. Testing alternative mechanisms of evolutionary divergence in an African rainforest passerine bird. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 18: 257-268.

 

2005 French, A., and T. B. Smith. Importance of body size in determining dominance hierarchies among diverse tropical frugivores. Biotropica 37: 95-101.

 

2005 Smith, T. B., R. K. Wayne, D. Girman, and M. W. Bruford. Evaluating the divergence-with-gene-flow model in natural populations: the importance of ecotones in rainforest speciation. Pages 148-165. In E. Bermingham, C.W. Dick, and C. Moritz (Eds.). Tropical Rainforests: Past, Present, and Future. University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London.

 

2004 Stauffer, D., and T. B. Smith. Breeding and nest site characteristics of the Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata and White-thighed hornbill Ceratogymna cylindricus in south-central Cameroon. Ostrich 75: 79-88.

 

2004 Keith, S., and T. B. Smith. Pyrenestes. Pages 317-324. In C. H. Fry, and S. Keith (Eds.). The Birds of Africa, Volume VII. Princeton University Press, Princeton and Christopher Helm, London.

 

2004 Lovette, I. J., S. M. Clegg, and T. B. Smith. Limited utility of mtDNA markers for determining connectivity among breeding and overwintering locations in three Neotropical migrant birds. Conservation Biology 18: 156-166.

 

2003 Karubian, J., G. Castañeda, J. F. Freile, R. T. Salazar, T. Santander, and T. B. Smith. Nesting biology of a female Long-wattled Umbrellabird Cephalopterus penduliger in north-western Ecuador. Bird Conservation International 13: 351-360.

 

2003 Calsbeek, R., and T. B. Smith. Ocean currents mediate evolution in island lizards. Nature 426: 552-555.

 

2003 Hobson, K. A., L. I. Wassenaar, B. Milá, I. Lovette, Caroline Dingle, and T. B. Smith. Stable isotopes as indicators of altitudinal distributions and movements in an Ecuadorean hummingbird community. Oecologia 136: 302-308.

 

2003 Clegg, S., J. F. Kelly, M. Kimura and T. B. Smith. Combining genetic markers and stable isotopes to reveal population connectivity and migration patterns in a Neotropical migrant, Wilson's warbler (Wilsonia pusilla). Molecular Ecology 12: 819-830.

 

2003 Smith, T. B., P.P. Marra, M. S. Webster, I. Lovette, L. Gibbs, R. T. Holmes, and S. Rohwer. [COMMENTARY]. A call for feather sampling. The Auk 120: 218-221.

 

2002 Smith, T. B. [REVIEW]. Conservation genetics gets a textbook. An Introduction to Conservation Genetics. By R. Frankham, J.D. Ballou, and D. A. Briscoe. Trends in Genetics18: 594.

 

2002 Slabbekoorn, H., and T. B. Smith. Habitat-dependent song divergence in the little greenbul: an analysis of environmental selection pressures on acoustic signals. Evolution 56: 1849-1858.

 

2002 Holbrook, K. M., T. B. Smith and B. D. Hardesty. Long-distance movements of frugivorous rainforest hornbills. Ecography 25: 745-749.

 

2002 Slabbekoorn, H., J. Ellers, and T. B. Smith. Bird song and sound transmission: The benefits of reverberations. Condor 104: 564-573.

 

2002 Richard, F.A., R. N. M., Sehgal, H. I. Jones, and T. B. Smith.. A comparative analysis of PCR-based detection methods for avian malaria. Journal of Parasitology 88: 819-822.

 

2002 Kimura, M., S. M. Clegg, I. J. Lovette, K. R. Holder, D. J. Girman, B. Milá, P. Wade, and T. B. Smith. Phylogeographic approaches to assessing demographic connectivity between breeding and overwintering regions in a Nearctic-Neotropical warbler (Wilsonia pusilla). Molecular Ecology 11: 1605-1616.

 

2002 Ruegg, K., and T. B. Smith. Not as the crow flies: a historical explanation for circuitous migration in Swainson's thrush (Catharus ustulatus). Proceedings of the Royal Society, London 269: 1375-1381.

 

2002 Wang, B. C., and T. B. Smith. Closing the seed dispersal loop. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 17: 379-386.

 

2002 Smith, T. B. [REVIEW] Conservation in a Changing World. Edited by G. M. Mace, A. Balmford, and J. Ginsberg. Quarterly Review of Biology 77: 93.

 

2002 Slabbekoorn, H, and T. B. Smith. Bird song, ecology and speciation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London 23: 1-11.

 

2002 Poulsen, J. R., C. J. Clark, E. F. Conner, and T. B. Smith. Differential resource use by primates and hornbills: implications for seed dispersal. Ecology 83: 228-240.

 

2001 Smith, T. B., C. J. Schneider, and K. Holder. Refugial isolation vs. ecological gradients: Testing alternative mechanisms of evolutionary divergence in four rainforest vertebrates. Genetica 112: 383-398.

 

2001 Poulsen, J. R., C. J. Clark, and T. B. Smith. Seed dispersal by a diurnal primate community in the Dja Reserve, Cameroon. Journal of Tropical Ecology 17: 787-808.

 

2001 Sehgal, R. N. M., H. I. Jones, and T. B. Smith. Host specificity and incidence of Trypanosoma in some African rainforest birds: a molecular approach. Molecular Ecology 10: 2319-2327.

 

2001 Smith, T. B., S. Kark,, C. J. Schneider, R. K. Wayne, and C. Moritz. [COMMENTARY]. Biodiversity hotspots and beyond: the need for preserving environmental transitions. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 16: 431.

 

2001 Poulsen, J. R., C. J. Clark, and T. B. Smith. Seasonal variation in the feeding ecology of the grey-cheeked mangabey (Lophocebus albigena) in Cameroon. American Journal of Primatology 54: 91-105.

 

2001 Larison, B., S. A. Laymon, P. W. Williams, and T. B. Smith. Avian responses to restoration: nest site selection and reproductive success in song sparrows. The Auk 118: 432-442.

 

2001 VanGelder, E., and T. B. Smith. Breeding characteristics of the Akohekohe on east Maui. Pages 194-201. In J.M. Scott, S. Conant, and C. Van Riper (Eds.). Evolution, Ecology, Conservation and Management of Hawaiian Birds: a Vanishing Avifauna. Studies in Avian Biology No. 22. Cooper Ornithological Society, Camarillo, California.

 

2000 Holbrook, K. M., and T. B. Smith. Seed dispersal and movement patterns in two species of Ceratogymna hornbills in a West African tropical lowland forest. Oecologia 125: 249-257.

 

2000 Slabbekoorn, H., and T. B. Smith. Does bill size polymorphism affect courtship song characteristics in the African finch Pyrenestes ostrinus? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 71: 737-753.

 

2000 Smith, T. B., K. Holder, D. Girman, B. Larison , K. O’Keefe, and Y. Chan. Comparative avian phylogeography of Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea: Implications for conservation. Molecular Ecology 9: 1505-1516.

 

2000 Moritz, C., J. Patton, C. Schneider, and T. B. Smith. Diversification of rainforest faunas: An integrated molecular approach. Annual Reviews of Ecology and Systematics 31: 533-563.

 

2000 Milá, B., D. Girman, M. Kimura, and T. B. Smith. Genetic evidence for the effect of a postglacial population expansion on the phylogeography of a North American songbird. Proceedings of the Royal Society 267: 1-8.

 

2000 Smith, T. B., and D. Girman. Reaching new adaptive peaks: Evolution of bill size polymorphism in an African finch. Pages 139-156. In T. Mousseau, B. Sinervo, and J. Endler (Eds.). Adaptive Genetic Variation in the Wild. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

 

2000 Larison, B., T. B. Smith, R. Fotso, and D. McNiven. Comparative avian biodiversity of five mountains in northern Cameroon and Bioko. Ostrich 71: 269-276.

 

2000 Smith, T. B. [REVIEW] Birds of Liberia. By J. S. Ash and J. E. Miskell. Quarterly Review of Biology 75: 70.

 

2000 Smith, T. B. [REVIEW] Protecting nature for nature’s sake. Myth and reality in the rain forest. How conservation strategies are failing West Africa. By J. A. Oates. Conservation Biology 14: 1561-1562.

 

2000 Smith, T. B. [REVIEW] Birds of Somalia. By W. G. Press. Quarterly Review of Biology 75: 70-71.

 

1999 Schneider, C. J., T. B. Smith, B. Larison, and C. Moritz. A test of alternative models of diversification in tropical rainforests: Ecological gradients vs. rainforest refugia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 96: 13869-13873.

 

1998 Orr, M. R., and T. B. Smith. Ecology and speciation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 13: 502-506.

 

1998 Smith, T. B., and S. G. Fancy. Challenges and approaches for conserving Hawaii's endangered forest birds. Pages 306-316. In P. L. Fiedler, and P. M. Kareiva (Eds.). Conservation Biology for the Coming Decade, 2nd Edition. Chapman & Hall, New York.

 

1998 Whitney, K. D., M. K. Fogiel, A. M. Lamperti, K. M. Holbrook, D. M. Stauffer, B. D. Hardesty, V. T. Parker and T. B. Smith. Seed dispersal by Ceratogymna hornbills in the Dja Reserve Cameroon. Journal of Tropical Ecology 14: 351-371.

 

1998 Whitney, K. D., and T. B. Smith. Habitat use and resource tracking by African Ceratogymna hornbills: implications for seed dispersal and forest conservation. Animal Conservation 1: 107-117.

 

1998 Larison, B., S. A. Laymon, P. W. Williams, and T. B. Smith. Song sparrows vs. cowbird parasites: Impacts of forest structure and nest-site selection. Condor 100: 93-101.

 

1998 Collins, M. S., and T. B. Smith. Approaches to the reintroduction of the Bali Mynah. Zoo Biology 17: 267-284.

 

1997 Smith, T. B., R. K. Wayne, D. Girman and M. W. Bruford. A role for ecotones in generating rainforest biodiversity. Science 276: 1855-1857.

 

1997 Snyder, N.F.R., S. R. Derrickson, S. R. Beissinger, J. W. Wiley, T. B. Smith, and W. D. Toone. Limitations of captive breeding: Reply to Gippoliti and Carpaneto. Conservation Biology 11: 808-810.

 

1997 Smith, T. B. Adaptive significance of the mega-billed form in the polymorphic finch Black Bellied Seedcracker Pyrenestes ostrinus. Ibis 139: 382-387.

 

1997 Snyder, N.F.R., S. R. Derrickson, S. R. Beissinger, J. W. Wiley, T. B. Smith, and W. D. Toone. Limitations of captive breeding: Reply to Hutchins, Wiese, and Willis. Conservation Biology 11: 3-5.

 

1997 Smith, T. B. [REVIEW] Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania. By D. A. Zimmerman, D. A. Turner and D. J. Pearson. Quarterly Review of Biology 72: 210.

 

1996 Smith, T. B., and S. Skúlason. Evolutionary significance of resource polymorphisms in fish, amphibians and birds. Annual Review of Ecology and Sytematics 27: 111-133.

 

1996 Mace, G., T. B. Smith, M. W. Bruford, and R. K. Wayne. An overview of the issues. Pages 1-21. In Smith, T. B., and R. K. Wayne (Eds.). Molecular Genetic Approaches in Conservation. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

 

1996 Smith, T. B., M. W. Bruford, and R. K. Wayne. The preservation of process: The missing element of conservation programs (from Biodiversity Letters). Pages 71-75. In Samson, F. B., and F. L. Knopf (Eds.). Ecosystem Management: Selected Readings. Springer-Verlag, New York.

 

1996 Smith, T. B., K. K. Rasmussen, K. D. Whitney, and M. K. Fogiel. A preliminary survey of birds from the Lac Lobeke Reserve, south-eastern Cameroon. Bird Conservation International 6: 167-174.

 

1996 Smith, T. B. [REVIEW] A Primer in Conservation Biology. By R. B. Primack. Ecoscience 3: 131-132.

 

1996 Snyder, N. F. R., S. R. Derrickson, S. R. Beissinger, J. W. Wiley, T. B. Smith, and W. D. Toone. Limitations of captive breeding in endangered species recovery. Conservation Biology 10: 338-348.

 

1996 Freed, L., T. B. Smith, J. K. Lepson, and J. H. Carothers. Shrinkage is not the most likely cause of bill change in the Iiwi: a rejoinder to Winker. Conservation Biology 10: 659-660.

 

1996 Skúlason, S., and T. B. Smith. The ecology of resource polymorphisms in vertebrates. A reply. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 11: 26.

 

1996 Smith, T. B., and R. K. Wayne (Eds.) (EDITED BOOK). Molecular Genetic Approaches in Conservation. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 483 pages.

 

1995 Skúlason, S., and T. B. Smith. Resource polymorphisms in vertebrates. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 10: 366-370.

 

1995 Smith, T. B., L. A. Freed, J. K. Lepson, and J. H. Carothers. Evolutionary consequences of extinctions in populations of a Hawaiian honeycreeper. Conservation Biology 9: 107-113.

 

1994 Collins, M. S., and T. B. Smith. Post-release behavior and movements of the Bali Mynah, Leucopsar rothschildi. The Watchbird 21: 30-32.

 

1993 Smith, T. B. Disruptive selection and the genetic basis of bill size polymorphism in the African finch Pyrenestes. Nature 363: 618-620.

 

1993 Smith, T. B., M. W. Bruford, and R. K. Wayne. The preservation of process: the missing element of conservation programs. Biodiversity Letters 1: 164-167.

 

1993 Smith, T. B., and D. McNiven. Preliminary survey of the avifauna of Mt. Tchabal Mbabo, west-central, Cameroon. Bird Conservation International 3: 13-19.

 

1993 Smith, T. B. Ecological and evolutionary significance of a third bill form in the polymorphic finch Pyrenestes ostrinus. Pages 61-66. In R. T. Wilson (Ed.). Birds and the African Environment: Proceedings of the Eighth Pan-African Ornithological Congress. Annals Musee Royal de l'Afrique Central (Zoologie) 268, Tervuren, Belgium.

 

1992 Smith, T. B. [REVIEW] Behavioral ecology of the Galah in the wheatbelt of Western Australia. By I. Rowley. Quarterly Review of Biology 66: 504.

 

1991 Smith, T. B. Inter- and intra-specific diet overlap during lean times between Quelea erythrops and bill morphs of Pyrenestes ostrinus. Oikos 60: 76-82.

 

1991 Smith, T. B. [REVIEW] Evolutionary dynamics of a natural population: the Large Cactus Finch of the Galapagos. By B. R. Grant and P. R. Grant. The Auk 108: 216-218.

 

1991 Smith, T. B. A doubled-billed dilemma. Natural History 1: 14-21.

 

1990 Smith, T. B. Patterns of morphological and geographic variation in trophic bill morphs of the African finch Pyrenestes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 41: 381-414.

 

1990 Smith, T. B. Natural selection on bill characters in the two bill morphs of the African finch Pyrenestes ostrinus. Evolution 44: 832-842.

 

1990 Smith, T. B. Resource use by bill morphs of an African finch: Evidence for intraspecific competition. Ecology 71: 1246-1257.

 

1990 Smith, T. B. Comparative breeding biology of the two bill morphs of the Black-bellied Seedcracker (Pyrenestes ostrinus). The Auk 107: 153-160.

 

1990 Smith, T. B., T. Frampton, and R. Seibels. Preliminary results of captive breeding of bill morphs of Black-bellied (Pyrenestes ostrinus) and Crimson (P. sanguineus) Seedcrackers (Aves: Estrildidae). Proceedings of the 1990 Regional American Zoo Association.

 

1989 Smith, R. J., and T. B. Smith. Portable device for measuring seed- hardness. Journal of Field Ornithology 60: 56-59.

 

1988 Kirkpatrick, C. E., and T. B. Smith. Blood parasites of birds in Cameroon. Journal of Parasitology 74: 1009-1013.

 

1988 Smith, T. B. Hook-billed kite, Chondrohierax uncinatus. Pages 102-108. In R. S. Palmer (Ed.). Handbook of North American Birds, Vol. 4: Cathartidae and Accipitridae. Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut.

 

1987 Smith, T. B. Bill size polymorphism and interspecific niche utilization in an African finch. Nature 329: 717-719.

 

1987 Smith, T. B., and P. B. Smith. Cracking the problem of bill size. Riverbanks 5: 2-8.

 

1983 Smith, T. B. Nest of the red-stained woodpecker (Venilornis affinis) from south eastern Peru. Condor 85: 499.

 

1982 Smith, T. B. Nests and young of two rare raptors from Mexico. Biotropica 14: 79-80.

 

1982 Smith, T. B., and S. A. Temple. Grenada hook-billed kite: Recent status and life history notes. Condor 84: 131.

 

1982 Smith, T. B., and S. A. Temple. Feeding habits and bill size polymorphism in hook-billed kites. The Auk 99: 197-207.