Rebecca J. Rowe

Program Coordinator for Wildlife & Conservation Biology
Phone: (603) 862-2810
Office: Natural Resources & the Environment, James Hall Rm 136, Durham, NH 03824
Rebecca Rowe


  • Ph.D., Evolutionary Biology, University of Chicago
  • B.A., Biology and Anthropology, Bowdoin College

Research Interests

  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecology
  • Global Change
  • Mammalogy

Courses Taught

  • NR 603: Landscape Ecology
  • NR 642: Introduction to Biogeography
  • NR 712: Mammalogy

Selected Publications

Stephens, R. B., Burke, C. B., Woodman, N., Poland, L. B., & Rowe, R. J. (2018). Skeletal injuries in small mammals: a multispecies assessment of prevalence and location. Journal of Mammalogy, 99(2), 486-497. doi:10.1093/jmammal/gyy020

Massey, A. L., Rickart, E. A., & Rowe, R. J. (2017). Habitat Use of the Piñon Mouse ( Peromyscus truei ) in the Toiyabe Range, Central Nevada. Western North American Naturalist, 77(4), 464-477. doi:10.3398/064.077.0407

Stephens, R. B., Hocking, D. J., Yamasaki, M., & Rowe, R. J. (2017). Synchrony in small mammal community dynamics across a forested landscape. Ecography, 40(10), 1198-1209. doi:10.1111/ecog.02233

Stephens, R. B., Remick, T. J., Ducey, M. J., & Rowe, R. J. (2017). Drivers of truffle biomass, community composition, and richness among forest types in the northeastern US. Fungal Ecology, 29, 30-41. doi:10.1016/j.funeco.2017.05.004

Maguire, A. J., & Rowe, R. J. (2017). Home Range and Habitat Affinity of the Singing Vole on the North Slope of Alaska. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 49(2), 243-257. doi:10.1657/AAAR0016-035

Rowe, R. J., Terry, R. C., & Rickart, E. A. (2011). Environmental change and declining resource availability for small-mammal communities in the Great Basin. Ecology, 92(6), 1366-1375. doi:10.1890/10-1634.1

Rickart, E. A., Balete, D. S., Rowe, R. J., & Heaney, L. R. (2011). Mammals of the northern Philippines: tolerance for habitat disturbance and resistance to invasive species in an endemic insular fauna. Diversity and Distributions, 17(3), 530-541. doi:10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00758.x

Rowe, R. J., Finarelli, J. A., & Rickart, E. A. (2010). Range dynamics of small mammals along an elevational gradient over an 80-year interval. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 16(11), 2930-2943. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.02150.x

Rowe, R. J. (2009). Environmental and geometric drivers of small mammal diversity along elevational gradients in Utah. Ecography, 32(3), 411-422. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2008.05538.x

Rowe, R. J. (2005). Elevational gradient analyses and the use of historical museum specimens: a cautionary tale. Journal of Biogeography, 32(11), 1883-1897. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2005.01346.x

Most Cited Publications