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*undergraduate student author          **graduate student author (post 2015)

In Preparation:

Popchock*, A., Moreno*, O., Howard, A., and G.R. Hopkins. In prep. Experimental validation of the “float test” for determining insect damage and viability in Garry Oak (Quercus garryana) acorns.

Spoelstra, K., Jones, T.M., Teurlincx, S., Courbois, M., Stopher, Z.M., Visser, M.E., and G.R. Hopkins. In prep. Changes in the composition of invertebrate communities by long-term exposure to experimental light differ with light spectra.

McNamara, K., Jones, T.M., Elgar. M.A., Gaston, K.J., Visser, M.E. and G.R. Hopkins. In prep. Effects of artificial light at night across an urban-rural landscape on fine-scale calling attributes of field crickets.

Smith, M.*, Barnes, S., Szpakowski, D., Boatner, R., and G.R. Hopkins. In prep. Occurrence and distribution of invasive Common Snapping Turtles (Chelydra serpentina) in Oregon.

Looney, B.*, D’Antonio, A., and G.R. Hopkins. In prep. The effects of outdoor recreation on reptiles in an urban park.

Manus, M.*, Howard, A., and G.R. Hopkins. In prep. Characterizing the abundance, diversity, and composition of herpetofauna communities in contrasting Garry Oak (Quercus garryana) habitats.

In Review:

Lockett, M.T.**, Rasmussen, R.*, Hopkins, G.R., and T.M. Jones. Submitted. Artificial light increases foraging activity and mutes behavioural responses to moonlight in a territorial honeyeater. Animal Behaviour (Submitted January 20, 2022)


Lockett, M.T.**, Rasmussen, R*., Arndt, S.K., Hopkins, G.R., and T.M. Jones. 2022. Artificial light at night promotes bottom-up changes in a woodland food chain. Environmental Pollution 310: 119803

Santangelo, J.S^.,…Hopkins, G.R., Howard, A.R., Manju, I.A.*, Tate, T.D.*,…and M.T.J. Johnson. 2022. Global urban environmental change drives adaptation in white clover. Science 375:1275-1281.      ^ The Global Urban Evolution Project authors: 287 authors total, showing first, last, and WOU affiliated authors here.


Lockett, M.T.**, Jones, T.M., Elgar, M.A., Gaston, K.J., Visser, M.E., and G.R. Hopkins. 2021. Urban street lighting differentially affects community attributes of airborne and ground-dwelling invertebrate assemblages. Journal of Applied Ecology 58: 2329-2339.

Durso, A.M., Neuman-Lee, L.A., Hopkins, G.R., and E.D. Brodie, Jr. 2021. Stable isotope analysis suggests that tetrodotoxin-resistant Common Gartersnakes (Thamnophis sirtalis) rarely feed on newts in the wild. Canadian Journal of Zoology 99: 331-338.


Spence, A.R., French, S.S., Hopkins, G.R., Durso, A.M., Hudson, S.B., Smith, G.D., and L.A. Neuman-Lee. 2020. Long-term monitoring of two snake species reveals immune-endocrine interactions and importance of ecological context. Journal of Experimental Zoology A 333: 744-755.

Hopkins, G.R., Maftei-Muirson, J.*, Doherty, S.*, Micham, G., and C.R. Williams. 2020. Salinity tolerance and brackish habitat utilization in the common Australian frog Crinia signiferaJournal of Herpetology 54: 161-167.


Thompson, E.K.*, Cullinan, N.L.*, Jones, T.M., and G.R. Hopkins. 2019. Effects of artificial light at night and male calling on movement patterns and mate location in field crickets. Animal Behaviour 158: 183-191.


Hopkins, G.R., Gaston, K.J., Visser, M.E., Elgar, M.A., and T.M. Jones. 2018. Artificial light at night as a driver of evolution across urban-rural landscapes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16(8): 1-8 doi: 10.1002/fee.1828.

Taylor, C.M.*, Keppel, G., Peters, S., Hopkins, G.R., and G. Kerr. 2018. Establishment and potential spread of the invasive spotted-thighed tree frog, Litoria cyclorhyncha in South Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia doi:10.1080/03721426.2018.1444911.


Botha, L.M.*., Jones, T.M., and G.R. Hopkins. 2017. Effects of life-time exposure to artificial light at night on cricket (Teleogryllus commodus) mating and courtship behaviour. Animal Behaviour 129: 181-188.

Hopkins, G.R., French, S.S., and E.D. Brodie, Jr. 2017. Interacting stressors and the potential for adaptation in a changing world: Responses of populations and individuals. Royal Society Open Science 4: 161057.

Neuman-Lee, L., Grieves, T., Hopkins, G.R., and S.S. French. 2017. The role of the kisspeptin system in regulation of the reproductive endocrine axis and territorial behavior in male side-blotched lizards (Uta stansburiana). Hormones and Behavior 89: 48-54


*Spence, A.R., Hopkins, G.R., Neuman-Lee, L.A., Smith, G.D., Brodie, Jr., E.D., and S.S. French. 2016. Detrimental effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles on amphibian life stages. Journal of Experimental Zoology A 325A:415-424.

Hopkins, G.R., Brodie, Jr., E.D., Neuman-Lee, L.A., Mohammadi, S., Brusch IV, G.A., Hopkins, Z.M., and S.S. French. 2016. Physiological responses to salinity vary with proximity to the ocean in a coastal amphibian. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 89 (4): 322-330.


HopkinsG.R. and Hopkins, Z.M. 2015. Salty salamander: Occurrence of a Dicamptodon tenebrosus in a tidal stream. Northwestern Naturalist 96 (2): 147-149

Hopkins, G.R. and E.D. Brodie, Jr. 2015. Occurrence of amphibians in saline habitats: A
review and evolutionary perspective. Herpetological Monographs 29: 1-27.

Smith,  G.D.**, Hopkins, G.R.**, Mohammadi, S., Skinner, H.M., *Hansen, T., Brodie, Jr., E.D., and S.S. French. 2015. Effects of temperature on embryonic and early larval growth and development in the rough-skinned newt (Taricha granulosa). Journal of Thermal Biology 51: 89-95.  ** Both authors contributed equally (joint first author).

Neuman-Lee, L.A., Stokes, A.N., *Greenfield, S., Hopkins, G.R., Brodie, Jr., E.D. and S.S French. 2015. The role of corticosterone and toxicity in the antipredator behavior of the rough-skinned newt (Taricha granulosa). General and Comparative Endocrinology 213: 59-64.


Wilson, N.J., Stokes, A.N., Hopkins, G.R., Brodie, Jr., E.D., and C.R. Williams. 2014. Functional and physiological resistance of crayfish to amphibian toxins: tetrodotoxin resistance in the white river crayfish Procambarus acutus. Canadian Journal of Zoology 92: 939-945.

HopkinsG.R., Brodie, Jr., E.D., and S.S. French. 2014. Developmental and evolutionary history affect survival in stressful environments. PLoS ONE 9: e95174. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095174.


Hopkins, G.R., French, S.S. and E.D. Brodie, Jr. 2013. Potential for local adaptation in response to an anthropogenic agent of selection: effects of road deicing salts on amphibian embryonic survival and development. Evolutionary Applications 6: 384-392.

Hopkins, G.R., French, S.S., and E.D. Brodie, Jr. 2013. Increased frequency and severity of developmental deformities in rough-skinned newt (Taricha granulosa) embryos exposed to road deicing salts (NaCl & MgCl2). Environmental Pollution 173: 264-269.

Neuman-Lee, L.A., Hopkins, G.R., Brodie, Jr., E.D., and S.S. French. 2013. Sublethal contaminant exposure alters behavior in a common insect: Important implications for trophic transfer. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part B 48: 442-448.

*Ferry, E.E., Hopkins, G.R., Stokes, A.N., Mohammadi, S., Brodie Jr, E.D. and B.G. Gall. 2013. Do all portable cases constructed by caddisfly larvae function in defense? Journal of Insect Science 13: 1-9


Hopkins, G.R., Gall, B.G., French, S.S. and E.D. Brodie, Jr. 2012. Interfamily variation in amphibian early life-history traits: raw material for natural selection? Ecology and Evolution 2(7): 1637-1643.


Hopkins, G.R., Gall, B.G. and E.D. Brodie, Jr. 2011. Ontogenetic shift in efficacy of antipredator mechanisms in a top aquatic predator, Anax junius (Odonata: Aeshnidae). Ethology 117: 1093-1100.

Gall, B.G., Hopkins, G.R. and E.D. Brodie, Jr. 2011. Mechanics and ecological role of swimming behavior in the caddisfly larvae Triaenodes tardus. Journal of Insect Behavior 24: 317-328.

*Hopkins, G.R. and P.N. Lahanas. 2011. Aggregation behaviour in a neotropical dendrobatid frog (Allobates talamancae) in western Panama. Behaviour 148: 359-372.


*Hopkins, G.R. and S.W. Migabo. 2010. Antipredator skin secretions of the Long-toed Salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum) in its northern range. Journal of Herpetology 44: 627-633.


*HopkinsG.R., Klingenberg, M.D., and B.H. Aukema. 2009. Temptations of weevil: feeding and ovipositional behaviour of Hylobius warreni Wood (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on bark in laboratory bioassays. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 11: 397-403.


Ohrn, P.,Klingenberg, M., *Hopkins, G. and N. Björklund. 2008. Two non-destructive techniques for sex determination of live adult Hylobius warreni. The Canadian Entomologist 140: 617-620.