Susan Cameron Devitt

Susan Cameron Devitt

Assistant Professor
301A Newins-Ziegler Hall
352 846 0570


Ph.D Ecology with conservation emphasis, University of California Davis 2008
B.S. Biology, University of Texas Austin 2003


Climate change impacts on biodiversity, reserve design and conservation planning, GIS and spatial modelling, tropical biodiversity and biogeography


Rubidge, E.M., W.B. Monahan, J.L. Parra, S.E. Cameron, and J. Brashares. 2010. The role of climate, vegetation, and species co-occurrence in explaining changes in small mammal distributions over the past century. Global Change Biology. In Press. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02297.x

Thomassen, H.A., T. Fuller, W. Buermann, B. Milá, C.M. Kieswetter, P. Jarrín-V., S.E. Cameron, E. Mason, R. Schweizer, J. Schlunegger, J. Chan, O. Wang, M. Peralvo, C.J. Schneider, C.H. Graham, J.P. Pollinger, S. Saatchi, R.K. Wayne, T.B. Smith 2010. Mapping evolutionary process: a multi-taxa approach to conservation prioritization. Evolutionary Applications. In Press.

Thomasson, H.A., W. Buermann, B. Milá, C.H. Graham, S.E. Cameron, C.J. Schneider, J.P. Pollinger, S. Saatchi, R.K. Wayne, T.B. Smith. 2010. Modeling environmentally associated morphological and genetic variation in a rainforest bird, and its application to conservation prioritization. Evolutionary Applications. 3: 1-16. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-4571.2009.00093.x

Cameron, S.E., K.J. Williams, and D.K. Mitchell. 2008. Efficiency and concordance of alternative methods for minimizing opportunity costs in conservation planning. Conservation Biology. 22: 886-896. DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.00982.

Sarkar, S., M. Mayfield, S. Cameron, T. Fuller and J. Garson. 2007. Conservation area networks for the Indian region: systematic methods and future prospects. Himalayan Journal of Sciences. 4: 27-40.

Hijmans, R., S.E. Cameron, J. Parra, P. Jones and A. Jarvis. 2005. Very high resolution interpolated climate surfaces for global land areas. International Journal of Climatology. 25: 1965-1978. DOI: 10.1002/joc.1276

Ferrier, S., G.V.N. Powell, K.S. Richardson, G. Manion, J.M. Overton, T.F. Allnutt, S.E. Cameron, K. Mantle, N.D. Burgess, D.P. Faith, J.F. Lamoreux, G. Kier, R.J. Hijmans, V.A. Funk, G.A. Cassis, B.L. Fisher, P. Flemmons, D. Lees, J.C. Lovett, and R.S.A.R. Van Rompaey. 2004. Mapping more of terrestrial biodiversity for global conservation assessment: a new approach to integrating disparate sources of biological and environmental data. BioScience. 54: 1101-1109. DOI:10.1641/0006-3568(2004)054[1101:MMOTBF]2.0.CO;2

Sarkar, S., C. Pappas, J. Garson, A. Aggarwal, and S. Cameron. 2004. Place prioritization for biodiversity conservation using probabilistic surrogate distribution data. Diversity and Distributions 10: 125-133. DOI: 10.1111/j.1366-9516.2004.00060.x

Sarkar, S., A. Moffett, R. Sierra, T. Fuller, S. Cameron, and J. Garson. 2004. Incorporating multiple criteria into the design of conservation area networks. Endangered Species Update 21: 100-107.