In review / in revision / in press:
Moore, C.E., J. Helmann, Y. Chen, S. St. Amour, L. Hughes, N. Wax, M.C. Mims. Anuran Traits of the United States (ATraiU): A database for anuran traits-based conservation, management, and research. Submitted.
Smith, J.A., A.L. Benson, Y. Chen, S.A. Yamada, M.C. Mims. The power, potential, and pitfalls of open access biodiversity data in range size assessments: lessons from the fishes. In revision, Ecological Indicators.
Parsley, M.B.G , M.L. Torres G , S. Banerjee G , Z. Tobias G , C.S. Goldberg, M.A. Murphy, M.C. Mims. Combining landscape genetics and eDNA to inform functional connectivity in an amphibian metapopulation. In revision, Landscape Ecology.
Hamilton, A., R Schäfer, M. Pyne, B. Chessman, K. Kakouei, K. Boersma, P. Verdonschot, R. Verdonschot, MC. Mims, K. Khamis, B. Bierwagen, J. Stamp. Limitations of trait-based approaches for stressor assessment: the case of freshwater invertebrates and climate drivers. In review.
Pyron, M., M.C. Mims, M.M. Minder, R.C. Shields, N. Chodkowski, C.C. Artz. 2019. Long-term fish assemblages of the Ohio River: modified trophic and life history strategies with hydrologic alterations and landuse modifications. PLoS ONE 14(4):
Mims, M.C., C. Day, J.J. Burkhart, M. Fuller, J. Hinkle, A. Bearlin, J. Dunham, P.W. DeHaan, Z.A. Holden, E. Landguth. 2019. Simulating demography, genetics, and spatially-explicit processes to inform reintroduction of a threatened char. Ecosphere 10:e02589.
Mims, M.C., D.H. Olson, D.S. Pilliod, J.B. Dunham. 2018. Functional and geographic components of risk for climate sensitive vertebrates in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Biological Conservation, 228:183-194.
Mims, M.C., E.E. Hartfield Kirk, D.A. Lytle, J.D. Olden. 2018. Traits-based approaches support the conservation relevance of landscape genetics. Conservation Genetics, 19:17-26.
Mims, M.C., E.H. Hodgson, L.M. Kuehne, M.C. Siple. 2016. The benefits of workshopping graduate fellowships: a how-to guide for students and early career scientists. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution, 9:24-39.
Guderyahn, L.B., A.P. Smithers, M.C. Mims. 2016. Assessing habitat requirements of pond-breeding amphibians in a highly urbanized landscape: implications for management. Urban Ecosystems, 19:1801-1821.
Mims, M.C., L. Hauser, C.S. Goldberg, J.D. Olden. 2016. Genetic differentiation, isolation-by-distance, and indications of a metapopulation of the Arizona treefrog (Hyla wrightorum) in an isolated portion of its range. PLoS One.
Mims, M.C., I.C. Phillipsen, D. A. Lytle, E.E. Hartfield Kirk, and J.D. Olden. 2015. Ecological strategies predict associations between aquatic and genetic connectivity for dryland amphibians. Ecology, 96:1371-1382.
Hale, J.R.*, M.C. Mims, M.T. Bogan, J.D. Olden. 2015. Links between two interacting factors, novel habitats and non-native predators, and aquatic invertebrate communities in a dryland environment. Hydrobiologia, 746:313-326.
Phillipsen, I.C., E.E. Hartfield Kirk, M.T. Bogan, M.C. Mims, J.D. Olden, D.A. Lytle. 2015. Dispersal ability and habitat requirements determine landscape-level genetic patterns in desert aquatic insects. Molecular Ecology, 24:54-69.
Kuehne, L.M., L.A. Twardochleb, K.J. Fritschie, M.C. Mims, D.J. Lawrence, P.P. Gibson, B. Stewart-Koster, and J.D. Olden. 2014. Practical science communication strategies for graduate students.Conservation Biology, 28: 1225-1235.
Olden, J.D., C.P. Konrad, T.S. Melis, M.J. Kennard, M.C. Freeman, M.C. Mims, E.N. Bray, K.B. Gido, N.P. Hemphill, D.A. Lytle, L.E. McMullen, M. Pyron, C.T. Robinson, J.C. Schmidt, J.G. Williams. 2014. Are large-scale flow experiments informing the science and management of freshwater ecosystems? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 12:176-185.
Mims, M.C., J.D. Olden. 2013. Fish assemblages respond to altered flow regimes via ecological filtering of life history strategies. Freshwater Biology, 58: 50–62.
Olden, J.D., L. Ray, M.C. Mims, M.C. Horner-Devine. 2013. Filtration rates of the non-native Chinese mystery snail (Bellamya chinensis) and potential impacts on microbial communities. Limnetica, 32: 107-120.
Mims, M.C., J.D. Olden. 2012. Life history theory predicts fish assemblage response to hydrologic regimes. Ecology, 93: 35-45.
Konrad, C.P., J.D. Olden, D.A. Lytle, T.S. Melis, J.C. Schmidt, E.N. Bray, M.C. Freeman, K.B. Gido, N.P. Hemphill, M.J. Kennard, L.E. McMullen, M.C. Mims, M. Pyron, C.T. Robinson, J.G. Williams. 2011. Large-scale flow experiments for managing river systems. Bioscience, 61: 948-959.
Lawrence, D.J., E.R. Larson, C.A. Reidy Liermann, M.C. Mims, T.K. Pool, J.D. Olden. 2011. National parks as protected areas for U.S. freshwater fish diversity. Conservation Letters, 4: 364-371.
Mims, M.C., J.D. Olden, Z.R. Shattuck, N.L. Poff. 2010. Life history trait diversity of native freshwater fishes in North America. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 19: 390-400.
Mims, M.C., C. D. Hulsey, B. M. Fitzpatrick, J. T. Streelman. 2010. Geography disentangles ancestral polymorphism from introgression in Lake Malawi cichlids. Molecular Ecology, 19: 940-951.
Hulsey, C.D., M.C. Mims, N.F. Parnell, J.T. Streelman. 2010. Comparative rates of lower jaw diversification in cichlid adaptive radiations. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 23:1456-1467.
Olden, J. D., E. R. Larson, M. C. Mims. 2009. Home-field advantage: native signal crayfish (Pacifastancus lenisuculus) out consumes newly introduced crayfishes for invasive Chinese mystery snail (Bellamya chinensis). Aquatic Ecology, 43: 1073-1084.
Loh, Y. E., L.S. Katz, M.C. Mims, T.D. Kocher, S. Yi, J.T. Streelman. 2008. Comparative analysis of mosaic genomes among Lake Malawi cichlids. Genome Biology, 9: R113-113.12.
Hulsey, C.D., M.C. Mims, J.T. Streelman. 2007. Do constructional constraints influence cichlid craniofacial diversification?Proceedings of the Royal Society (London) Series, 274: 1867-1875.
*Undergraduate author for whom I was the primary mentor.