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  1. Mook, J., E. M. Schauber, M. Vesy, R. W. Moody, and D. Nolan.  2017.  Phrynosoma cornutum (Texas horned lizard) Behavior.  Herpetological Review, 48(1): 197-198.   OPEN ACCESS

  2. Koen, E. L., M. I. Tosa, C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber.  2017.  Does landscape connectivity shape local and global social network structure in white-tailed deer?  PLoS One, 12(3): e0173570.  DOI:  10.1371/journal.pone.0173570   OPEN ACCESS

  3. Tosa, M. I., E. M. Schauber, and C. K. Nielsen.  2017.  Impact of localized removal on white-tailed deer space use and contact rates.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 81:26-37.  DOI:  10.1002/jwmg.21176

  4. Shew, J. J., J. van der Merwe, E. C. Hellgren, 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

  5. Urbanek, R. E., M. F. Conlee III, C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber.  2016.  Impacts of outfitters on free access to white-tailed deer habitat, hunting opportunities, and local residents in Illinois.  Pp. 123-148in O. P. Jenkins, ed.  Advances in Animal Science and Zoology.  Vol. 9.  Nova Publications, Hauppauge, NY.

  6. 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

  7. 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):e151483  doi:  10.1371/journal.pone.0151483  OPEN ACCESS

  8. 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.

  9. Chupp, A. D., L. L. Battaglia, E. M. Schauber, and S. D. Sipes.  2015.  Orchid-pollinator interactions and potential vulnerability to biological invasion.  AoB Plants, 7:plv099  OPEN ACCESS

  10. Anderson, C. W., C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber.  2015.  Survival and dispersal of white-tailed deer in the agricultural landscape of east-central Illinois.  Wildlife Biology in Practice, 11:26-41  OPEN ACCESS

  11. Guiden, P., D. L. Gorchov, C. Nielsen, and E. Schauber.  2015.  Seed dispersal of an invasive shrub, Amur honeysuckle (Lonicera maackii), by white tailed deer in a fragmented agricultural-forest matrix.  Plant Ecology, 216:939-950.

  12. Cooney, S. A., E. M. Schauber, and E. C. Hellgren.  2015.  Ranging behavior of marsh rice rats in a southern Illinois wetland complex.  Journal of Mammalogy, 96:732-741.

  13. Cooney, S. A., E. M. Schauber, and E. C. Hellgren.  2015.  Comparing permeability of matrix cover types for the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris).  Landscape Ecology, 30:1307-1320.OPEN ACCESS

  14. Lesmeister, D. B., C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, and E. C. Hellgren.  2015.  Spatial and temporal structure of a mesocarnivore guild in midwestern North America.  Wildlife Monographs, 191:1-61.

  15. Schauber, E. M., C. K. Nielsen, L. J. Kjaer, C. W. Anderson, and D. J. Storm.  2015.  Social affiliation and contact patterns among among white-tailed deer in disparate landscapes: implications for disease transmission.  Journal of Mammalogy, 96:16-28  Part of SPECIAL FEATURE: Interactions Between Mammals and their Pathogens OPEN ACCESS

  16. Tosa, M. I., E. M. Schauber, and C. K. Nielsen.  2015.  Familiarity breeds contempt:  proximity loggers reveal female white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) avoiding close contact with neighbors.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases 51:79-88.  OPEN ACCESS

  17. Crawford, J. C., R. D. Bluett, and E. M. Schauber.  2015.  Conspecific aggression by beavers (Castor canadensis) in the Sangamon River Basin in central Illinois: correlates with habitat, age, sex and season.  American Midland Naturalist 173:145-155.

  18. Wolf, A. J., E. C. Hellgren, E. M. Schauber, V. Bogosian III, R. T. Kazmaier, D. C. Ruthven IV, and R. W. Moody.  2014.  Vital-rate sensitivity in urban and wildland populations of Texas horned lizards (Phrynosoma cornutum).  Population Ecology 56:619-631. OPEN ACCESS

  19. Crawford, J. C., C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, and J. W. Groninger.  2014. Swamp rabbits as indicators of optimal scale for bottomland forest management. Proceedings 19th Central Hardwoods Forest Conference 82-83.

  20. Pfaff, M., M. I. Tosa, M. T. Springer, E. M. Schauber, and C. K. Nielsen. 2014. Impact of deer bait sites on Peromyscus mice in southern Illinois. Proceedings 19th Central Hardwoods Forest Conference 89-91.

  21. Bluett, R. D., and E. M. Schauber.  2014.  Estimating abundance of adult Trachemys scripta with camera traps:  accuracy, precision, and probabilities of capture for a closed population.  Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science. 107:19-24.

  22. Anderson, C., C. K. Nielsen, C. Hester, R. Hubbard, J. Stroud, and E. M. Schauber.  2013.  Comparison of indirect and direct methods of distance sampling for estimating density of white-tailed deer.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 37:146-154.

  23. Crawford, J. C., C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, C. L. Roy, L. K. Berkman, P. A. Scharine, and L. Rubert.  2012.  Ecology and management of the swamp rabbit at the edge of its range in southern Illinois.  Endangered Species Update 26:64-69.

  24. Bluett, R.D., E. M. Schauber, C. K. Bloomquist, and D. A. Brown.  2011.  Sampling assemblages of turtles in central Illinois: a case study of capture efficiency and species coverage.  Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 104:127-136.

  25. Rubert, L., E. M. Schauber, C. K. Nielsen, and P. D. Scharine. 2011.  Feasibility of public-private partnerships for swamp rabbit conservation.  Transactions of Illinois State Academy of Science, 104:93-104.

  26. Scharine, P. D., C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, L. Rubert, and J. C. Crawford.  2011.  Occupancy, detection, and habitat associations of sympatric lagomorphs in early-successional bottomland hardwood forests.  Journal of Mammalogy 92:880-890.

  27. Anderson, C. W., C. K. Nielsen, D. Storm, and E. M. Schauber.  2011.  Modeling habitat use of deer in an exurban landscape.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 35:235-242.

  28. Nielsen, C. K., J. L. Swan, and E. M. Schauber.  2011.  Record of a sixteen-year-old white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in Carbondale, Illinois: a brief note.  Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 104:147-149.  

  29. Schauber, E. M., M. J. Connors, B. J. Goodwin, C. G. Jones, and R. S. Ostfeld.  2009.  Quantifying a dynamic risk landscape:  heterogeneous predator activity and implications for prey persistence.  Ecology, 90:240-251.

  30. Roy, C., J. M. Eadie, E. M. Schauber, N. S. Odell, E. C. Berg, and T. Moore.  2009.  Public information and conspecific nest parasitism: does nest density affect information quality?  Animal Behaviour 77:1367-1373.

  31. Scharine, P. D., C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, and L. Rubert.  2009.  Swamp rabbits in floodplain ecosystems: influence of landscape- and stand-level habitat on relative abundance.  Wetlands, 29:615-623.

  32. Walter, W. D., K. C. VerCauteren, H. Campa III, W. R. Clark, J. W. Fischer, S. E. Hygnstrom, N. E. Mathews, C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, T. R. Van Deelen, and S. R. Winterstein.  2009.  Regional assessment on influence of landscape configuration and connectivity on range size of white-tailed deer.  Landscape Ecology 24:1405-1420.

  33. Kjaer, L. J., E. M. Schauber, and C. K. Nielsen.  2008.  Spatial and temporal analysis of contact rates in female white-tailed deer.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 72:1819-1825.

  34. Schauber, E. M., P. D. Scharine, C. K. Nielsen, and L. Rubert.  2008.  An artificial latrine log for swamp rabbit studies.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 72:561-563.

  35. Feldhamer, G. A., E. M. Schauber, L. B. Rodman, and T. C. Carter.  2008.  Multiple captures of white-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus): evidence for social structure?  American Midland Naturalist, 160:171-177.

  36. Schauber, E. M. 2008.  Predator-prey dynamics:  the role of olfaction, by Michael R. Conover.  (Book Review)  Journal of Wildlife Management, 72:337-338.

  37. Schmidt, K. A., and E. M. Schauber.  2007.  Behavioral indicators of predator-free space:  studying species interactions through the behavior of predators.  Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution, 53:389-406.

  38. Schauber, E. M., B. J. Goodwin, C. G. Jones, and R. S. Ostfeld.  2007.  Spatial selection and inheritance: applying evolutionary concepts to population dynamics in heterogeneous space.  Ecology, 88:1112-1118.

  39. Schauber, E. M., D. J. Storm, and C. K. Nielsen.  2007.  Effects of joint space use and group membership on contact rates among white-tailed deer.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 71:155-163.

  40. Watland, A. M., E. M. Schauber, and A. Woolf.  2007.  Translocation of swamp rabbits in southern Illinois.  Southeastern Naturalist, 6:259-270.

  41. Storm, D. J., C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, and A. Woolf.  2007.  Deer-human conflict and hunter access in an exurban landscape.  Human-Wildlife Conflicts, 1:53-59.

  42. Storm, D. J., C. K. Nielsen, E. M. Schauber, and A. Woolf.  2007.  Space use and survival of white-tailed deer in an exurban landscape.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 71:1170-1176.

  43. Rohm, J. E., C. K. Nielsen, and E. M. Schauber.  2006.  Post-recruitment survival of fawns in southern Illinois.  Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeast Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 60:59-63.

  44. Richter, S. M., and E. M. Schauber.  2006.  Distribution of the long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata) in Illinois.  Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science, 99:155-162.

  45. Schauber, E. M., and C. G. Jones.  2006.  Comparative predation on naturally occurring and deployed gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) pupae.  Environmental Entomology, 35:293-296.

  46. Schauber, E. M., R. S. Ostfeld, and A. S. Evans, Jr.  2005.  What is the best predictor of annual Lyme-disease incidence: weather, mice, or acorns?  Ecological Applications, 15:575-586.

  47. Connors, M. J., E. M. Schauber, A. Forbes, C. G. Jones, B. J. Goodwin, and R. S. Ostfeld.  2005.  Using track plates to quantify spatial heterogeneity in predation risk.  Journal of Mammalogy, 86:991-996.

  48. Goodwin, B. J., C. G. Jones, E. M. Schauber, and R. S. Ostfeld.  2005.  Limited dispersal and heterogeneous predation risk synergistically enhance prey persistence.  Ecology, 86:3139-3148.

  49. Schauber, E. M., R. S. Ostfeld, and C. G. Jones.  2004.  Type 3 functional response of mice to gypsy moth pupae: is it stabilizing?  Oikos, 107:592-602.

  50. Schauber, E. M., and A. Woolf.  2003.  Chronic wasting disease in free-living deer and elk:  a critique of current models and their application.  Wildlife Society Bulletin, 31:610-616.

  51. Holt, R. D., A. P. Dobson, M. Begon, R. G. Bowers, and E. M. Schauber.  2003.  Parasite establishment in host communities.  Ecology Letters, 6:837-842.

  52. Schauber, E. M., D. Kelly, P. Turchin, C. Simon, W. G. Lee, R. B. Allen, I. J. Payton, P. R. Wilson, P. E. Cowan, and R. E. Brockie.  2002.  Masting by 18 New Zealand plant species:  the role of temperature as a synchronizing cue.  Ecology, 83:1214-1225.

  53. Schauber, E. M., and R. S. Ostfeld.  2002.  Modeling the effects of reservoir competence decay and demographic turnover on Lyme disease ecology.  Ecological Applications, 12:1142-1162.

  54. Ostfeld, R. S., F. Keesing, E. M. Schauber, and K. A. Schmidt.  2002.  The ecological context of infectious disease: diversity, habitat fragmentation, and Lyme disease risk in North America.  Pp. 207-219 in: Aguirre, A. A., R. S. Ostfeld, G. M. Tabor, C. House, and M. C. Pearl, eds.  Conservation Medicine.  Oxford University Press.  407 pp.

  55. Schmidt, K. A., J. R. Goheen, R. Naumann, R. S. Ostfeld, E. M. Schauber, and A. Berkowitz.  2001.  Experimental removal of strong and weak predators: mice and chipmunks preying on songbird nests.  Ecology, 82:2927-2936.

  56. Goodwin, B. J., R. S. Ostfeld, and E. M. Schauber.  2001.  Spatiotemporal variation in a Lyme disease host and vector: blacklegged ticks on white-footed mice.  Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 1:129-138.

  57. Ostfeld, R. S., E. M. Schauber, C. D. Canham, F. Keesing, C. G. Jones, and J. O. Wolff.  2001.  Effects of acorn production and mouse abundance on abundance and Borrelia burgdorferi-infection prevalence of nymphal Ixodes scapularis ticks.  Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 1:55-63.

  58. Edge, W. D., and E. M. Schauber.  2000.  Factors affecting risk assessment of small mammals to pesticides.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 19:2735-2741.

  59. Giardina, A. R., K. A. Schmidt, E. M. Schauber, and R. S. Ostfeld.  2000.  Modeling the role of songbirds and rodents in the ecology of Lyme disease.  Canadian Journal of Zoology, 78:2184-2197.

  60. Kelly, D., A. L. Harrison, W. G. Lee, I. J. Payton, P. R. Wilson, and E. M. Schauber.  2000.  Predator satiation and extreme mast seeding in 11 species of Chionochloa (Poaceae).  Oikos, 90:477-488.

  61. Schauber, E. M.  2000.  Models of mast seeding and its ecological effects on gypsy moth populations and Lyme disease risk.  Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Connecticut, Storrs.  175 pp.

  62. Schauber, E. M., and W. D. Edge.  1999.  Statistical power to detect main and interactive effects on the attributes of small-mammal populations.  Canadian Journal of Zoology, 76:68-73. 

  63. Schauber, E. M.  1999.  Complex models and the conjunction fallacy: a caution.  Conservation Ecology [Now Ecology and Society] 3(2): r2 [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol3/iss2/resp2/.

  64. Schmidt, K. A., R. S. Ostfeld, and E. M. Schauber.  1999.  Infestation of Peromyscus leucopus and Tamias striatus by the black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae), in relation to the abundance of hosts and parasites.  Journal of Medical Entomology, 36:749-757.

  65. Schauber, E. M., S. J. Gertz, W. T. Maple, and R. S. Ostfeld.  1998.  Coinfection of black-legged ticks, Ixodes scapularis, (Acari: Ixodidae), with the agents of Lyme disease and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.  Journal of Medical Entomology, 35:901-903.

  66. Jones, C. G., R. S. Ostfeld, M. P. Richard, E. M. Schauber, and J. O. Wolff.  1998.  Chain reactions linking acorns to gypsy moth outbreaks and Lyme-disease risk.  Science, 279:1023-1025.

  67. Jones, C. G., R. S. Ostfeld, M. P. Richard, E. M. Schauber, and J. O. Wolff.  1998.  Mast seeding and Lyme disease:  a response to Randolph (1998).  Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 13:506.

  68. Ostfeld, R. S., C. G. Jones, M. P. Richard, E. M. Schauber, and J. O. Wolff.  1998.  Response to Ginsberg et al. (1998) and Blockstein (1998).  Science, 281:349-351.

  69. Schauber, E. M., W. D. Edge, and J. O. Wolff.  1997.  Insecticide effects on small mammals: influence of vegetation structure and diet.  Ecological Applications, 7:143-157.

  70. Steidl, R. L., J. Hayes, and E. M. Schauber.  1997.  Statistical power analysis in wildlife research.  Journal of Wildlife Management, 61:270-279.

  71. Stoffolano, J. G., E. M. Schauber, C-M. Yin, J. A. Tillman, and G. J. Blomquist.  1997.  Cuticular hydrocarbons and their role in copulatory behavior in Phormia regina (Meigen).  Journal of Insect Physiology, 43:1065-1076.

  72. Wolff, J. O., E. M. Schauber, and W. D. Edge.  1997.  Effects of habitat loss and fragmentation on the behavior and demography of gray-tailed voles.  Conservation Biology, 11:945-956.

  73. Wolff, J. O., and E. M. Schauber.  1996.  Space use and juvenile recruitment in gray-tailed voles respond more to intruder pressure than to food availability.  Acta Theriologica, 41:35-43.

  74. Wolff, J. O., E. M. Schauber, and W. D. Edge.  1996.  Can dispersal barriers really be used to depict emigrating small mammals?  Canadian Journal of Zoology, 74:1826-1830.

  75. Schauber, E. M., W. D. Edge, and J. O. Wolff.  1995.  Influence of vegetation height on the distribution and persistence of azinphos-methyl residues on alfalfa.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 29:449-454.

  76. Schauber, E. M.  1995.  Influence of vegetation structure and food habits on effects of Guthion 2SŪ (azinphos-methyl) on small mammals.  M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis.  65 pp.