Peer-Reviewed Publications

* denotes equal contribution

º denotes student mentee

J.Aº. Knight, D.T. Ledesmaº, M.E. Kemp. 2022. Allometric patterns in phrynosomatid lizards and the implications for reconstructing body size for fossils. Evolutionary Ecology 36, 561 - 590.

R.S. Mohammed, G. Turner, K. Fowler, M. Pateman, M.A. Nieves-Colón, L. Fanovich, S.B. Cooke, L.M. Dávalos, S.M. Fitzpatrick, C.M. Giovas, M. Stokowski, A.A. Wrean, M.E. Kemp*, M.J. LeFebvre*, A.M. Mychajliw*. 2022. Colonial Legacies Influence Biodiversity Lessons: How Past Trade Routes and Power Dynamics Shape Present-Day Scientific Research and Professional Opportunities for Caribbean Scientists. American Naturalist 200 (1), 140 - 155.

D.T. Ledesmaº, A. Ayalaº, M.E. Kemp. 2022. Morphometric analyses of the vertebrae of Ambystoma (Tschudi, 1838) and the implications for identification of fossil salamanders. Journal of Morphology, 1 - 24.

M. Morozº, I.S.C. Jackson, D. Ramirezº, M.E. Kemp. 2021. Divergent morphological responses to millennia of climate change in two species of bats from Hall’s Cave, Texas, USA. Peer J 9:e10856

L.M Dávalos, R.M. Austin*, M.A. Balisi*, R.L Begay*, C.A. Hofman*, M.E. Kemp*, J.R. Lund*, C. Monroe*, A.M. Mychajliw*, E.A. Nelson*, M.A. Nieves-Colón*, S.A. Redondo*, S. Sabin*, K.S. Tsosie*, J.M. Yracheta*. 2020. Pandemics’ Historical Role in Creating Inequality. Science 368(6497):1322-1323.

M.E. Kemp, A.M. Mychajliw, J. Wadmanº, A. Goldberg. 2020. 7000 years of turnover: historical contingency and human niche construction shape the Caribbean’s Anthropocene biota. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 287: 20200447.

A.D. Barnosky, E.A. Hadly, P. Gonzalez, J. Head, D. Polly, A.M. Lawling, J. Eronen, and 34 others [alphabetical], including M.E. Kemp. 2017. Merging paleobiology with conservation biology to guide the future of terrestrial ecosystems. Science 355: eaah4787.

C. Bochaton* and M.E. Kemp*. 2016. Reconstructing the body sizes of Quaternary lizards Pholidoscelis (Fitzinger, 1843) and Anolis (Daudin, 1802) as case studies. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. doi: 10.1080/02724634.2017.1239626.

K.S. Solari, H.K. Frank, L.O. Frishkoff, J.L. Hsu, M.E. Kemp, A.M. Mychajliw, E.A. Hadly. 2016. Opportunity for some, extinction for others: the fate of species in the Anthropocene. Evolutionary Ecology Research 17: 787-813..

M.E. Kemp and E.A. Hadly. 2016. Rocking earth’s biodiversity cradle: challenges, advances, and prospects for conservation paleontology in the tropics. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. doi: 10.1080/02724634.2016.1179640.

M.E. Kemp and E.A. Hadly. 2015. Early Holocene turnover in a lizard assemblage from Anguilla, British West Indies. Quaternary Research 85: 255–261..

M.E. Kemp and E.A. Hadly. 2015. Extinction biases in Quaternary Caribbean lizards. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 1281–1289..

A.M. Mychajliw, M.E. Kemp, and E.A. Hadly. 2015. Using the Anthropocene as a teaching, communication and community engagement opportunity. The Anthropocene Review 2 (3): 267–278..

Pre-prints and other publications

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