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Thomas DeWitt

DeWitt, Thomas
Thomas DeWitt
Associate Professor
214 WFES
Undergraduate Education
B.Sc. (Biology) Grand Valley State University
Graduate Education
M.A. (Ecology, Evolution & Behavior) Boston University
Ph.D. (Ecology, Evolution & Behavior) Binghamton University (SUNY)

Recent Publications

Chinchilla-Ramírez, M., Borrego, E.J., DeWitt, T.J., Kolomiets, M.V. and Bernal, J.S. (2017), Maize seedling morphology and defence hormone profiles, but not herbivory tolerance, were mediated by domestication and modern breeding. Ann Appl Biol. doi:10.1111/aab.12331

Expanding the phenotypic plasticity paradigm to broader views of trait space and ecological function. Thomas J. DeWitt. Current Zoology. Jul 2016, zow085; DOI: 10.1093/cz/zow085

Santamaria C, Mateos M, DeWitt TJ, Hurtado L (2016)
Constrained body shape among highly genetically divergent allopatric lineages of the supralittoral isopod Ligia occidentalis (Oniscidea).
Ecology and Evolution 10.1002/ece3 1984. [open access]

Smith HL, DeWitt TJ (2016)
The northern fluted point complex: technological and morphological evidence of adaptation and risk in the late Pleistocene-Early Holocene Arctic.
Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. DOI 10.1007/s12520-016-0335-y [PDF]

Timm-Davis LL, DeWitt TJ, Marshal CD (2015)
Divergent skull morphology supports two trophic specializations in otters (Lutrinae).
PLOS ONE 10(12):e014326. [open access]

Kim D, DeWitt TJ, Costa CSB, Kupfer JA, McEwan RW, Stallins JA (2015)
Beyond bivariate correlations: three-block partial least squares illustrated with vegetation, soil, and topography.
Ecosphere 6(8):art135. [open access]

Davis KM, Smith T, Bolt B, Meadows S, Powell JG, Vann RC, Arthington JD, DiLorenzo N, Lalman DL, Rouquette FM Jr., Hansen GR, Cooper AJ, Cloud JE, Garcia MD, Herring AD, Hale DS, Sanders JO, Hairgrove TB, DeWitt TJ, Riley DG (2015)
Digital quantification of eye pigmentation of cattle with white faces.
Journal of Animal Science 93: 3654-3660. [PDF]