Kimberly J. Babbitt

Assoc Dean-College of Life Sci
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Phone: (603) 862-1450
Office: COLSA Dean's Office, Rudman Hall Rm G15C, Durham, NH 03824


  • Ph.D., Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida
  • M.S., Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A & M University
  • B.S., Wildlife Management, University of New Hampshire

Courses Taught

  • LSA 401: Scientific Resrch Exploration
  • LSA 900: College Teaching
  • NR 444: Does Extinction Matter
  • NR 660: Ecology & Biogeog/New Zealand
  • NR 661: Restoratn Ecol & Ecosys Mgt/NZ
  • NR 662: Env Policy, Plan & Sustain/NZ
  • NR 663: Appl Dir Research/New Zealand

Selected Publications

Veysey Powell, J., & Babbitt, K. (2017). Buffer-Mediated Effects of Clearcutting on In-Pool Amphibian Productivity: Can Aquatic Processes Compensate for Terrestrial Habitat Disturbance?. Forests, 8(1), 10. doi:10.3390/f8010010

Longson, C. G., Brejaart, R., Baber, M. J., & Babbitt, K. J. (2017). Rapid recovery of a population of the cryptic and evolutionarily distinct Hochstetter's Frog, Leiopelma hochstetteri , in a pest-free environment. Ecological Management & Restoration, 18(1), 26-31. doi:10.1111/emr.12240

Suárez, R. P., Zaccagnini, M. E., Babbitt, K. J., Calamari, N. C., Natale, G. S., Cerezo, A., . . . Gavier-Pizarro, G. I. (2016). Anuran responses to spatial patterns of agricultural landscapes in Argentina. Landscape Ecology, 31(10), 2485-2505. doi:10.1007/s10980-016-0426-2

Veysey Powell, J. S., & Babbitt, K. J. (2015). Despite Buffers, Experimental Forest Clearcuts Impact Amphibian Body Size and Biomass. PLOS ONE, 10(11), e0143505. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143505

Veysey Powell, J. S., & Babbitt, K. J. (2015). An Experimental Test of Buffer Utility as a Technique for Managing Pool-Breeding Amphibians. PLOS ONE, 10(7), e0133642. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0133642

Herrmann, H. L., Babbitt, K. J., Baber, M. J., & Congalton, R. G. (2005). Effects of landscape characteristics on amphibian distribution in a forest-dominated landscape. Biological Conservation, 123(2), 139-149. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2004.05.025

J. Baber, M., Fleishman, E., J. Babbitt, K., & L. Tarr, T. (2004). The relationship between wetland hydroperiod and nestedness patterns in assemblages of larval amphibians and predatory macroinvertebrates. Oikos, 107(1), 16-27. doi:10.1111/j.0030-1299.2004.12968.x

Babbitt, K. J., Baber, M. J., & Tarr, T. L. (2003). Patterns of larval amphibian distribution along a wetland hydroperiod gradient. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 81(9), 1539-1552. doi:10.1139/z03-131

Babbitt, K. J., & Tanner, G. W. (2000). Use of temporary wetlands by anurans in a hydrologically modified landscape. Wetlands, 20(2), 313-322. doi:10.1672/0277-5212(2000)020[0313:UOTWBA]2.0.CO;2

Babbitt, K. J., & Tanner, G. W. (1998). Effects of cover and predator size on survival and development of Ranautricularia tadpoles. Oecologia, 114(2), 258-262. doi:10.1007/s004420050444

Most Cited Publications