Alexis Mychajliw

investigating the past, present, and future of island mammals. and ones with wiggly noses, too.


In revision

9. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution & Systematics

Accepted, in press

8. Cooke, SB, Mychajliw, AM, Southon, J, & MacPhee, RDE. 2016. Jamaica’s last monkey: the extinction of Xenothrix mcgregori. Journal of Mammalogy.


7. Barnosky, AD, Hadly, EA, Gonzalez, P, Head, J, Polly, PD, Lawing, AM, Eronen, JT, Ackerly, DD, Alex, K, Biber, E, Blois, J, Brashares, J, Ceballos, G, Davis, E, Dietl, GP, Dirzo, R, Doremus, H, Fortelius, M, Greene, HW, Hellmann, J, Hickler, T, Jackson, ST, Kemp, M, Koch, P, Kremen, C, Lindsey, EL, Looy, C, Marshall, CR, Mendenhall, C, Mulch, A, Mychajliw, AM, Nowak, C, Ramakrishnan, U, Schnitzler, J, Shrestha, KD, Solari, K, Stegner, L, Stegner, MA, Stenseth, NC, Wake, MH, & Zhang, Z. 2017. Merging paleobiology with conservation biology to guide the future of terrestrial ecosystems. Science, 355: doi: 10.1126/science.aah4787

6. Solari, KA, *Frank, HK, *Frishkoff, LO, *Hsu, JL, *Kemp, ME, *Mychajliw, AM, & Hadly, EA. 2017. Opportunity for some, extinction for others: the fate of species in the Anthropocene. Evolutionary Ecology Research.

5. *Mychajliw, AM, *Kemp, ME, Truebe, ST, & Hadly, EA. 2016. A geographic approach to teaching and communicating global change in California. STEM and GIS in Higher Education (Ed. Cowen, DJ), ESRI Press.

4. Lyons, SK, Miller, JH, Fraser, D, Smith, FA, Boyer, A, Lindsey, E, & Mychajliw, AM. 2016. The changing role of mammal life histories in late Quaternary extinction vulnerability on continents and islands. Biology Letters.

3. *Goldberg, A, *Mychajliw, AM, & Hadly, EA. 2016. Post-invasion demography of prehistoric humans in South America. Nature, 532: 232-235. doi:10.1038/nature17176

2. Mychajliw, AM, Kemp, ME, & Hadly, EA. 2015. Using the Anthropocene as a teaching, communication, and community engagement opportunity. The Anthropocene Review, 2:267-278. doi:10.1177/2053019615601444

1. Mychajliw, AM & Harrison, RG. 2014. Genetics reveal the origin and timing of a cryptic insular introduction of muskrats in North America. PLOS One, 9:e111856. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111856


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* equal author contributions; mentored undergraduate student