RECENT PUBLICATIONS: Please see my Google scholar page for most recent publications

2012 Burns, J.M. and S.Y. Strauss. Effects of competition on phylogenetic signal and phenotypic plasticity in plant functional traits. Ecology, 93:S126-S137.

2011 Hendry,A.P., M.T. Kinnison, M. Heino, T.Day, T. B. Smith, G. Fitt, C. T. Bergstrom, J. Oakeshott, P. S. Jørgensen, M. P. Zalucki, G. Gilchrist, S. Southerton, A. Sih, S. Strauss, R. F. Denison and S. P. Carroll. Evolutionary principles and their practical application. Evolutionary Applications, 4: 159-183.

2011 Lankau, R.A , Wheeler, E , Bennett, A.E., Strauss, SY. Plant-soil feedbacks contribute to an intransitive competitive network that promotes both genetic and species diversity. Journal of Ecology, 99: 176-185.

2011 Oduor, AM, Lankau, RA, Strauss, SY, Gómez, JM. Introduced Brassica nigra populations exhibit greater growth and herbivore resistance but less tolerant than native populations in the native range. The New Phytologist, 191(2): 536-44.

2011 Burns, JH, Strauss, SY. More closely related species are more ecologically similar in an experimental test. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(13): 5302-7.

2011 Cadotte, MW, Strauss, SY. Phylogenetic patterns of colonization and extinction in experimentally assembled plant communities. PloS one, 6(5): e19363.

2011 Sexton, JP, Strauss, SY, Rice, KJ. Gene flow increases fitness at the warm edge of a species’ range. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(28): 11704-9.

2011 Bennett, AE, Thomsen, M, Strauss, SY. Multiple mechanisms enable invasive species to suppress native species. American Journal of Botany, 98(7): 1086-94.

2011 Lankau, R.A. and Strauss S.Y. Newly rare or newly common: Evolutionary feedbacks through changes in population density and relative abundance, and their management implications. Evolutionary Applications, 4(2): 338-353.

2010 Garrido E, Bennett AE, Fornoni J, SYStrauss. The dark side of the mycorrhiza. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 5(8): 1019-1021.

2010 Crutsinger, G. S.Y. Strauss and J.A. Rudgers. Genetic variation within a dominant shrub species determines plant species colonization in a coastal dune ecosystem. Ecology, 91: 1237-1243.

2010 Odour, A. J.M. Gomez, S.Y. Strauss. Exotic vertebrate and invertebrate herbivores differ in their impacts on native and exotic plants: a meta-analysis. Biological Invasions: 12: 407-419, 12: 407-419.

2009 Garren, JM, Strauss, SY. Population-level compensation by an invasive thistle thwarts biological control from seed predators. Ecological Applications, 19(3): 709-21.

2009 Van der Putten , R. D. Bardgett , P. C. de Ruiter , W. H. G. Hol , K. M. Meyer , T. M. Bezemer, M. A. Bradford, S. Christensen, M. B. Eppinga, T. Fukami , L. Hemerik , J. Molofsky , M. Schädler , C. Scherber , S. Y. Strauss , M. Vos , D. A. Wardle. Empirical and theoretical challenges in aboveground–belowground ecology. Oecologia, 161: 1-14.

2009 Strauss, SY, ML Stanton, NC Emery, CA Bradley, A Carleton, DR Dittrich-Reed, OE Irwin, LN Gray, AM Hamilton, JH Rogge, SD Harper, KC Law, VQ Pham, ME Putnam, TM Roth, JH Thiel. Cryptic seedling herbivory by nocturnal introduced generalists impacts survival, performance of native and exotic plants. Ecology, 90: 419-429.

2008 Haloin JR, Strauss SY. Interplay between ecological communities and evolution: review of feedbacks from microevolutionary to macroevolutionary scales. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 1133: 87-125.

2008 Urban MC, Leibold MA, Amarasekare P, De Meester L, Gomulkiewicz R, Hochberg ME, Klausmeier CA, Loeuille N, de Mazancourt C, Norberg J, Pantel JH, Strauss SY, Vellend M, Wade MJ. The evolutionary ecology of metacommunities. Trends Ecol Evol, 23(6): 311-7.

2008 Strauss SY, Lau JA, Schoener TW, Tiffin P. Evolution in ecological field experiments: implications for effect size. Ecol Lett, 11(3): 199-207.

2008 Lau JA, Puliafico KP, Kopshever JA, Steltzer H, Jarvis EP, Schwarzländer M, Strauss SY, Hufbauer RA. Inference of allelopathy is complicated by effects of activated carbon on plant growth. New Phytologist, 178(2): 412-23.

2008 Lankau RA, Strauss SY. Community complexity drives patterns of natural selection on a chemical defense of Brassica nigra. Am Nat, 171(2): 150-61.

2007 Agrawal AA, Ackerly DD, Adler F, Arnold AE, Caceres C, Doak DF, Post E, Hudson PJ, Maron J, Mooney KA, Power M, Schemske D, Stachowicz J, Strauss SY, Turner MG, Werner E. Filling key gaps in population and community ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 5(3):

2007 Lankau RA, Strauss SY. Mutual feedbacks maintain both genetic and species diversity in a plant community. Science, 317(5844): 1561-3.

2007 Qin, B., J.A. Lau, J. Kopshever, H. McGray, L.G. Perry, T.L. Weir, M.W. Paschke, J.L. Hierro, J. Yoder, J.M. Vivanco, R.M. Callaway, and S.Y. Strauss. No evidence for root-mediated allelopathy in Centaurea solstitialis, a species iin a commonly allelopathic genus. Biological Invasions, 9: 897-907.

2006 Strauss S.Y., J.A. Lau., and S.P. Carroll. Evolutionary responses of natives to introduced species: what do introductions tell us about natural communities? Ecology Letters, 9: 354-371.

2006 Strauss S.Y., C.O. Webb and N. Salamin. Exotic taxa less related to native species are more invasive. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A, 103(15): 5841-5.

2005 Lau, J.A. and S.Y. Strauss. Insect herbivores drive important indirect effects of exotic plants on native communities. Ecology, 86: 2990-2997.

2005 Irwin, R.E. and S.Y. Strauss. Flower color microevolution in wild radish: evolutionary response to pollinator-mediated selection. American Naturalist, 165: 225-237.