Publications

In Press

Jesmer, B.R, J.R. Goheen, K.L. Monteith, and M.J. Kauffman. State-dependent behavior alters endocrine-energy relationship: implications for conservation and management. Ecological Applications.

2017

Ali, A.H., A.T. Ford, J.S. Evans, D. Mallon, M.M. Hayes, J. King, R. Amin, and J.R. Goheen. 2017. Resource selection and landscape change reveal mechanisms suppressing population recovery for the world's most endangered antelope. Journal of Applied Ecology. PDF

Ford, A.T., S.J. Cooke, J.R. Goheen, and T.P. Young. 2017. Conserving megafauna or sacrificing biodiversity? Bioscience. 67:193-196. PDF

Long, R.A., A. Wambua, J.R. Goheen, T.M. Palmer, and R.M. Pringle. Climatic variation modulates the indirect effects of large herbivores on small-mammal habitat use. Journal of Animal Ecology. 86:739-748. PDF

Ng'weno, C.C., N.J. Maiyo, A.H. Ali, A.K. Kibungei, and J.R. Goheen. Lion-driven declines and habitat shifts of hartebeest in a semi-arid savanna. Journal of Mammalogy.98:1078-1087. PDF

2016

Coverdale, T.C., T.R. Kartzinel, K.L. Grabowski, R.K. Shriver, A.A. Hassan, J.R. Goheen, T.M. Palmer, and R.M. Pringle. Elephants in the understory: opposing direct and indirect effects of consumption and ecosystem engineering by megaherbivores. Ecology. 97:3219-3230. PDF

Ernest, S.K.M., G.M. Yennie, G. Allington, E.M. Christensen, K. Geluso, J.R. Goheen, M.R. Schutzenhofer, S.R. Supp, K.M. Thibault, J.H. Brown, and T.J. Valone. Long-term monitoring and experimental manipulation of a Chihuahuan desert ecosystem near Portal, Arizona (1977-2013). Ecology Data Paper. 97:1082. PDF

Goheen, J.R. Book Review of Serengeti IV. Journal of Mammalogy. 97:1001-1002. PDF

Pringle, R.M., K.M. Prior, T.M. Palmer, T.P. Young, and J.R. Goheen. Large herbivores promote habitat specialization and beta diversity of African savanna trees. Ecology. 97:2640-2657. PDF

Tabak, M.A., S. Poncet, K. Passfield, J.R. Goheen, and C.M. Del Rio. The ghost of invasives past: rat eradication and the community composition and energy flow of island bird communities. Ecosphere. 7:e01442. PDF

2015

Ford, A.T. and J.R. Goheen. Trophic cascades by large carnivores: a case for strong inference and mechanism. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 30:725-735. PDF

Ford, A.T. and J.R. Goheen. An experimental study on risk effects in a dwarf antelope. Journal of Mammalogy. 96:918-926. PDF

Ford, A.T., J.R. Goheen, D.J. Augustine, M.F. Kinnaird, T.G. O'Brien, T.M. Palmer, R.M. Pringle, and R. Woodroffe. Recovery of African wild dogs suppresses prey density but does not trigger a trophic cascade. Ecology. 96:2705-2714. PDF

Fraser, L.H. and 61 members of the HerbDivNet group. 2015. Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness. Science. 349:302-305. PDF

Tabak, M.A., S. Poncet, K. Passfield, J.R. Goheen, and C.M. Del Rio. Rat eradication and the resistance and resilience of passerine bird assemblages in the Falkland Islands. Journal of Animal Ecology. 84:755-764. PDF

Young, H.S., D.J. McCauley, R. Dirzo, J.R. Goheen, B. Agwanda, C. Brook, E. Otarola-Castillo, A.W. Ferguson, S.N. Kinyua, M.M. McDonough, T.M. Palmer, R.M. Pringle, T.P. Young, and K.M. Helgen. Context-dependent effects of large-wildlife declines on small-mammal communities in central Kenya. Ecological Applications 25:348-360. PDF

2014

Ford, A.T., J.R. Goheen, T.O. Otieno, L. Bidner, L.A. Isbell, T.M. Palmer, D. Ward, R. Woodroffe, and R.M. Pringle. Large carnivores make savanna tree communities less thorny. Science 346:346-349. PDF

Kartzinel, T.R., J.R. Goheen, G.K. Charles, E. DeFranco, J.E. Maclean, T.O. Otieno, T.M. Palmer, and R.M. Pringle. Plant and small-mammal responses to large-herbivore exclusion in an African savanna: five years of the UHURU experiment. Ecology Data Paper 95:787. PDF

Louthan, A.M., D.F. Doak, J.R. Goheen, T.M. Palmer, and R.M. Pringle. Mechanisms of plant-plant interactions: concealment from herbivores is more important than abiotic-stress mediation in an African savannah. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. PDF

Pringle, R.M., J.R. Goheen, T.M. Palmer, G.K. Charles, E. DeFranco, R. Hohbein, A.T. Ford, and C. Tarnita. Low functional redundancy among mammalian browsers in regulating an encroaching shrub in an African savannah. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. PDF

2013

Goheen, J.R., T.M. Palmer, G.K. Charles, K.M. Helgen, S.N. Kinyua, J.E. Maclean, B.L. Turner, H.S. Young, and R.M. Pringle. Piecewise disassembly of a large-herbivore community across a rainfall gradient: the UHURU experiment. PLOS One 8:e55192. Goheen and Pringle contributed equally to this piece. PDF

Louthan, A.M., D.F. Doak, J.R. Goheen, T.M. Palmer, and R.M. Pringle. Climatic stress mediates the impacts of herbivory on plant population structure and components of individual fitness. Journal of Ecology 101:1074-1083. PDF

Palmer, T.M., M.L. Stanton, T.P. Young, J.S. Lemboi, J.R. Goheen, and R.M. Pringle. A role for indirect facilitation in maintaining diversity in a guild of African acacia ants. Ecology 94:1531-1539. PDF

Young, H.S., D.J. McCauley, K.M. Helgen, J.R. Goheen, E. Castillo, T.M. Palmer, R.M. Pringle, T.P. Young, and R. Dirzo. Variation in plant community response to experimental and anthropogenic driven declines in large wildlife. Journal of Ecology 101:1030-1041. PDF

2012

Seifert, A.W., S.G. Kiama, M.G. Seifert, J.R. Goheen, T.M. Palmer, and M. Maden. Skin shedding and tissue regeneration in African spiny mice (Acomys). Nature 489:561-565. PDF

2011

Maclean, J.E., J.R. Goheen, D.F. Doak, T.M. Palmer, and T.P. Young. Cryptic herbivores mediate the strength and form of ungulate impacts on a long-lived savanna tree. Ecology 92:1626-1636. PDF

2010

Goheen, J.R. and T.M. Palmer. Defensive plant-ants stabilize megaherbivore-driven landscape change in an African savanna. Current Biology 20:1768-1772. Authors contributed equally to this piece. PDF Cover

Goheen, J.R., T.M. Palmer, F. Keesing, C. Riginos, and T.P. Young. Large herbivores facilitate savanna tree establishment through diverse and indirect pathways. Journal of Animal Ecology 79:372-382. PDF

Palmer, T.M., D.F. Doak, M.L. Stanton, J.L. Bronstein, E.T. Kiers, T.P. Young, J.R. Goheen, and R.M. Pringle. Synergy of multiple partners, including freeloaders, increases host fitness in a multispecies mutualism. 2010. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107:17234-17239. PDF

Thibault, K.M., S.K.M. Ernest, E.P. White, J.H. Brown, and J.R. Goheen. Long-term insights into consumer-resource dynamics in desert rodents: effects of community composition across guilds. Journal of Mammalogy 91:787-797. PDF

2009

Drever, M.C., J.R. Goheen, and K. Martin. Species-energy theory, pulsed resources, and the regulation of species richness: avian community dynamics during a mountain pine beetle outbreak. Ecology 90:1095-1105. PDF

2008

Ernest, S.K.M, J.H. Brown, K.M. Thibault, E.P. White, and J.R. Goheen. Zero-sum, the niche, and metacommunities: long-term dynamics of community assembly. American Naturalist 172:E257-E269. PDF

Palmer, T.M., M.L. Stanton, T.P. Young, J.R. Goheen, R.M. Pringle, and R. Karban. Putting ant-acacia mutualisms to the fire: Response. Science 319:1759-1761. PDF

Palmer, T.M., M.L. Stanton, T.P. Young, J.R. Goheen, R.M. Pringle, and R. Karban. Breakdown of an ant-plant mutualism follows the loss of large herbivores from an African savanna. Science 319:192-195. PDF

2007

Goheen, J.R., T.P. Young, F. Keesing, and T.M. Palmer. Consequences of herbivory by native ungulates for the reproduction of a savanna tree. Journal of Ecology 95:129-138. PDF

Lusk, J.J., R.K. Swihart, and J.R. Goheen. Correlates of interspecific synchrony and interannual variation in seed production by deciduous trees. Forest Ecology and Management 242:656-670. PDF

Poe, S., J.R. Goheen, and E.P. Hulebak. Convergent exaptation and adaptation in solitary island lizards. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 274:2231-2237. PDF

Swihart, R.K., J.R. Goheen, S.A. Schnelker, and C.E Rizkalla. Testing the generality of patch and landscape-level predictors of tree squirrel occurrence at a regional scale. Journal of Mammalogy 88:564-572. PDF

2006

Goheen, J.R., E.P. White, S.K.M. Ernest, and J.H. Brown. Intra-guild compensation regulates species richness in desert rodents: Reply. Ecology 87: 2121-2125. PDF

2005

Goheen, J.R. and R.K. Swihart. Resource selection and predation of North American red squirrels in deciduous forest fragments. Journal of Mammalogy 86:22-28. PDF

Goheen, J.R., E.P. White, S.K.M. Ernest, and J.H. Brown. Intra-guild compensation regulates species richness in desert rodents. Ecology 86:567-573. PDF

2004

Goheen, J.R., F. Keesing, B.F. Allan, D. Ogada, and R.S. Ostfeld. Net effects of large mammals on Acacia seedling survival in an African savanna. Ecology 85:1555-1561. PDF

2003

DeWoody, Y.D., R.K. Swihart, B.A. Craig, and J.R. Goheen. Diversity and stability in communities structured by asymmetric resource allocation. American Naturalist 162:514-527. PDF

Goheen, J.R., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman. Effect of body size on reproductive characteristics of the northern grasshopper mouse in north-central Kansas. Southwestern Naturalist 48:427-431. PDF

Goheen, J.R. and R.K. Swihart. Food-hoarding behavior of gray squirrels and North American red squirrels in the central hardwoods region: implications for forest regeneration. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81:1636-1639. PDF

Goheen, J.R., R.K. Swihart, T.M. Gehring, and M.S. Miller. Forces structuring tree squirrel communities in fragmented landscapes: species differences in forest connectivity and carrying capacity. Oikos 102:95-103. PDF

Goheen, J.R., R.K. Swihart, and J.H. Robins. The anatomy of a range expansion: changes in cranial morphology and rates of energy extraction for North American red squirrels from different latitudes. Oikos 102:33-44. PDF

Swihart, R.K., T.C. Atwood, J.R. Goheen, D. Scheiman, K. Munroe, and T.M. Gehring. Patch occupancy of North American mammals: Is patchiness in the eye of the beholder? Journal of Biogeography 30:1259-1279. PDF

2002

Goheen, J.R., G.A. Kaufman, and D.W. Kaufman. Patterns of reproduction for western harvest mice in north-central Kansas. Prairie Naturalist 34:107-113.

2001

Post, D.M., T.S. Armbrust, E.A. Horne, and J.R. Goheen. Sexual segregation results in differences in content and quality of bison (Bos bison) diets. Journal of Mammalogy 82:407-413. PDF

Schmidt, K.A., J.R. Goheen, and R. Naumann. Incidental nest predation in songbirds: behavioral indicators detect ecological scales and processes. Ecology 82:2937-2947. PDF

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