Publications (* = undergraduate advisee of DJC)


Cohen, J, M Venesky, E Sauer, DJ Civitello, T McMahon, B Roznik, JR Rohr. 2017. The thermal mismatch hypothesis explains host susceptibility to an emerging infectious disease. Ecology Letters. 20:184-193.

Cohen, J, DJ Civitello, A Brace, E Feichtinger, CN Ortega, E Sauer, X Liu, and JR Rohr. 2016. Spatial scale modulates the strength of ecological processes driving disease distributions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 113: E3359-3364.

Strauss AT, MS Shocket, DJ Civitello, JL Hite, RM Penczykowski, MA Duffy, CE Cáceres, and SR Hall. Habitat, predators, and hosts regulate disease in Daphnia through direct and indirect pathways. 2016. Ecological Monographs 86:393-411.

Civitello, DJ, J Cohen, H Fatima*, N Halstead, TA McMahon, CN Ortega, E Sauer, S Young, and JR Rohr. Reply to Salkeld et al.: Diversity-disease patterns are robust to study design, selection criteria, and publication bias. 2015. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (online only).

Gervasi, SS, DJ Civitello, HJ Kilvitis, and LB Martin. The context of competency: a role for plasticity in host-parasite dynamics. 2015. Trends in Parasitology. 31:419-425

Strauss, AT, DJ Civitello, CE Cáceres, and SR Hall. 2015. Success, failure and ambiguity of the dilution effect among competitors. Ecology Letters 18:916-926.

Civitello, DJ, J Cohen, H Fatima*, N Halstead, J Liriano*, TA McMahon, CN Ortega, E Sauer, T Sehgal*, S Young, and JR Rohr. 2015. Biodiversity inhibits natural enemies: Broad evidence for the dilution effect. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA.112:8667-8671. (featured in commentaries in PNAS and Science, double star recommendation by Faculty 1000).

Halstead, NT, DJ Civitello, and JR Rohr. 2015. Comparative toxicities of organophosphate and pyrethroid insecticides to aquatic macroathropods. Chemosphere. 135:265-271.

Civitello, DJ, AN Smith, RM Penczykowski, MS Shocket, MA Duffy, and SR Hall. 2015. Resources, key traits, and the size of fungal epidemics in Daphnia populations. Journal of Animal Ecology. 84:1010-1017.

Wilson, C, TT Caughlin, DJ Civitello, and SL Flory. 2015. Combining mesocosm and field experiments to predict invasive plant performance: A hierarchical Bayesian approach. Ecology. 96:1084-1092.

Rohr, JR, DJ Civitello, PW Crumrine, NT Halstead, AD Miller, AM Schotthoefer, C Stenoien, LB Johnson, and VR Beasley. 2015. Predator diversity, intraguild predation, and indirect effects drive parasite transmission. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 112:3008-3013.

Latta, LC, M Peacock, DJ Civitello, JL Dudycha, J Meik, and S Schaack. 2015. The phenotypic effects of spontaneous mutations in different environments. American Naturalist. 185:243-252.

McMahon, TA, BF Sears, MD Venesky, SM Bessler, JM Brown, K Deutsch, NT Halstead, G Lentz, N Tenouri, S Young, DJ Civitello, JS Fites, N Ortega, LK Reinert, LA Rollins-Smith, TR Raffel, and JR Rohr. 2014. Amphibians acquire resistance to live and dead fungus overcoming fungal immunosuppression. Nature (Cover article). 511:224-227.

Civitello DJ and JR Rohr. 2014. Disentangling the effects of exposure and susceptibility on transmission of the zoonotic parasite, Schistosoma mansoni. Journal of Animal Ecology. 83:1379-1386.

Civitello DJ, JL Hite, and SR Hall. 2014. Potassium enrichment stimulates the growth and reproduction of a clone of Daphnia dentifera. Oecologia. 175:773-780.

Penczykowski, RM, SR Hall, DJ Civitello, and MA Duffy. 2014. Habitat structure and ecological drivers of disease. Limnology and Oceanography. 59:340-348

Civitello, DJ, S Pearsall*, MA Duffy, and SR Hall. 2013. Parasite consumption and host interference can inhibit disease spread in dense populations. Ecology Letters. 16:626-634.

Civitello, DJ, RM Penczykowski, JL Hite, MA Duffy, and SR Hall. 2013. Potassium stimulates fungal epidemics in Daphnia by increasing host and parasite reproduction. Ecology. 94:380-388.

Civitello, DJ, P Forys*, AP, Johnson, and SR Hall. 2012. Chronic contamination decreases disease spread: a Daphnia-fungus-copper case study. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 279:3146-3153.

Duffy, MA, J Housley Ochs, RM Penczykowski, DJ Civitello, CA Klausmeier, and SR Hall. 2012. Ecological context influences epidemic size and parasite-driven evolution. Science (Cover Article). 30:1636-1638.

Bozarth, CA, SL Lance, DJ Civitello, JL Glenn, and JE Maldonado. 2011. Phylogeography of the gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) in the Eastern United States. Journal of Mammalogy (Cover Article). 92:283-294.

Civitello, DJ, E Rynkiewicz, and K Clay. 2010. Meta-analysis of co-infections within ticks.  Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution (Invited for Special Feature). 56:417-431.

Weston-Glenn, J, DJ Civitello, and SL Lance. 2009. Multiple paternity and kinship in the gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus). Mammalian Biology. 74:394-402

Civitello, DJ, SL Flory, and K Clay. 2008. Exotic grass invasion reduces survival of Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis ticks (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology.  6:867-872.

Clay, K, O Klyachko, N Grindle, D Civitello, D Oleske, and C Fuqua. 2008. Microbial communities and interactions in the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum. Molecular Ecology.  17:4371-4381.

Steiner, FE, RR Pinger, SN Vann, N Grindle, D Civitello, K Clay, and C Fuqua. 2008. Infection and Co-infection Rates of Anaplasma phagocytophilum Variants, Babesia spp, Borrelia burgdorferi and the Rickettsial Endosymbiont in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) from Sites in Indiana, Maine, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Journal of Medical Entomology. 45: 289-297.