Publications

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  • Yang, Y., J. Knops and C.E. Brassil. 2022. Pocket gopher disturbance slows soil carbon accumulation in abandoned agricultural lands. Ecology. doi:10.1002/ecy.3627 [HTML] [PDF]
  • Fyfe, E., J.R. de Leeuw, P.F. Carvalho, R.L. Goldstone, J. Sherman, D. Admiraal, L.K. Alford, A. Bonner, C.E. Brassil, C.A. Brooks, T. Carbonetto, S.H. Chang, L. Cruz, M. Czymoniewicz-Klippel, F. Daniel, M. Driessen, N. Habashy, C.L. Hanson-Bradley, E.R. Hirt, V. Hojas Carbonell, D. Jackson, S. Jones, J. Keagy, B. Keith, S.J. Malmquist, B. McQuarrie, K.J. Metzger, M.K. Min, S. Patil, R.S. Patrick, E. Pelaprat, M.L. Petrunich-Rutherford, M.R. Porter, K. Prescott, C. Reck, T. Renner, E. Robbins, A.R. Smith, P. Stuczynski, J. Thompson, N. Tsotakos, J.K. Turk, K. Unruh, K., J.D. Webb, S.N. Whitehead, E.C. Wisniewski, K.A. Zhang, & B.A. Motz. 2021. ManyClasses 1: Assessing the generalizable effect of immediate versus delayed feedback across many college classes. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science. 4: 1-24 doi:10.1177/25152459211027575 [HTML] [PDF]
  • Brassil, C.E. and B.A. Couch. 2019. Multiple-true-false questions reveal more thoroughly the complexity of student thinking. International Journal of STEM Education. 6: 16. [HTML] [PDF]
  • Couch, B.A., J.K. Hubbard, C.E. Brassil. 2018. Multiple–True–False Questions Reveal the Limits of the Multiple–Choice Format for Detecting Students with Incomplete Understandings. BioScience. 68: 455-463. [HTML and PDF]
  • Wang, J., J.M.H. Knops, C.E. Brassil, C. Mu. 2017. Increased productivity in wet years drives a decline in ecosystem stability with nitrogen additions in arid grasslands. Ecology. 98: 1779-1786.[HTML] [PDF]
  • DeLong, J.P., C.E. Brassil, E.K. Erickson, V.E. Forbes, E.N. Moriyama, and W.R. Riekhof. 2017. Dynamic thermal reaction norms and body size oscillations challenge explanations of the temperature-size rule. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 18: 293-303.[PDF]
  • Li, W., J.M.H. Knops, C.E. Brassil, J. Lu, W. Qi, J. Li, M. Liu, S. Chang, and W. Li. 2016. Functional group dominance and not productivity drives species richness. Plant Ecology & Diversity. 9: 141-150. [HTML]
  • Nolting, B. C., T. M. Hinkelman, C. E. Brassil, and B. Tenhumberg. 2015. Composite random search strategies based on non-directional sensory cues. Ecological Complexity. 22: 126-138. [HTML] [PDF]
  • Gibert, J.P. and C. E. Brassil. 2014. Individual phenotypic variation reduces interaction strengths in a consumer-resource system. Ecology and Evolution. 4: 3703-3713. [PDF]
  • Houseman, G.R., B.L. Foster, and C.E. Brassil. 2014. Propagule pressure-invasibility relationships: testing the influence of soil fertility and disturbance with Lespedeza cuneata. Oecologia. 174: 511-520. [PDF]
  • Reynold, S.A. and C.E. Brassil. 2013.When can a single-species, density-dependent model capture the dynamics of a consumer-resource system? Journal of Theoretical Biology. 339: 70-83.[PDF]
  • Kochsiek, A.E., J.M.H. Knops, C.E. Brassil, and T.J. Arkebauer. 2013. Maize and Soybean Litter-Carbon Pool Dynamics in Three No-Till Systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77: 226-236. [PDF]
  • Laungani, R, J.M.H. Knops, C. Brassil. 2012. Feedback on plant productivity can be constrained by SOM in N-limited grasslands. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 53: 1-8. [PDF]
  • Bliss, T., T.O. Powers, C.E. Brassil. 2010. The spatial influence of aboveground diversity on belowground communities.  Ecosphere. 1:art7. [PDF]
  • Zajitschek, F., C.E. Brassil, R. Bonduriansky, R.C. Brooks. 2009. Sex-effects on lifespan and senescence in the wild when dates of birth and death are unknown. Ecology.  90:1698-1707. [PDF]
  • Kawasaki, N., C.E. Brassil, R.C. Brooks, and R. Bonduriansky. 2008. Environmental effects on the expression of lifespan and aging: an extreme contrast between wild and captive cohorts of Telostylinus angusticollis (Diptera: Neriidae). American Naturalist. 172:346-357. [PDF]
  • Duffy, M.A., C.E. Brassil, S.R. Hall, A.J. Tessier, C.E. Cáceres and J.K. Conner. 2008. Parasite-mediated disruptive selection in a natural Daphnia population. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 8:80. [PDF]
  • Brassil, C.E. 2007. Temporal variation and the evolution of a parasitoid foraging cue. Oikos. 116:524-532. [PDF]
  • Brassil, C.E. 2006. Can environmental variation generate positive indirect effects in a model of shared predation? American Naturalist. 167:43-54. [PDF]
  • Morbey, Y.E, C.E. Brassil, and A.P. Hendry. 2005. Rapid senescence in Pacific salmon. American Naturalist. 166:556-568. [PDF]
  • Bonduriansky, R., and C.E. Brassil. 2005. Reproductive ageing and sexual selection on male body size in a wild population of antler flies (Protopiophila litigata). Journal of Evolutionary Biology.  18:1332-1340. [PDF]
  • Brassil, C.E., and P.A. Abrams. 2004. The prevalence of asymmetrical indirect effects in two-host-one-parasitoid systems. Theoretical Population Biology. 66:71-82. [PDF]
  • Abrams, P.A., C.E. Brassil, and R.D. Holt. 2003. Dynamics and responses to mortality rates of competing predators undergoing predator-prey cycles. Theoretical Population Biology. 64:163-176. [PDF]
  • Ma, B.O., P.A. Abrams, and C.E. Brassil. 2003. Dynamic versus instantaneous models of diet choice. American Naturalist. 162:668-684. [PDF]
  • Bonduriansky, R., and C.E. Brassil. 2002. Senescence: rapid and costly ageing in wild male flies. Nature. 420:377. [PDF] [media: NY Times]
  • Brassil, C.E. 2001. Mean time to extinction of a metapopulation with an Allee effect.  Ecological Modelling. 143:9-16. [PDF]