Carolyn Mahan

Professor of Biology

Carolyn Mahan

Research Summary

The study of biodiversity in threatened ecosystems, the effects of human-modified landscapes on wildlife, and behavioral ecology of sciurids. Dr. Mahan teaches introductory biology, environmental studies, field ecology, and evolution.

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National Park Glaucomys Sabrinus Testosterone Teaching Glaucomys Sciuridae Students Squirrels Endangered Species Water Quality Climate Change Strongyloides Monitoring Methodology Biodiversity Glaucomys Volans Parasites Planning Science Habitats Indicator Habitat Ecological Assessment Invertebrates Endoparasites

Most Recent Papers

An examination of endoparasites and fecal testosterone levels in flying squirrels (Glaucomys spp.) using high performance liquid chromatography-ultra-violet (HPLC-UV)

Sarah N. Waksmonski, Justin M. Huffman, Carolyn G. Mahan, Michael A. Steele, 2017, International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife on p. 135-137

Integration of Vegetation Community Spatial Data into a Prescribed Fire Planning Process at Shenandoah National Park, Virginia (USA)

John A. Young, Carolyn Grace Mahan, Melissa Forder, 2017, Natural Areas Journal on p. 394-405

Using Ecological Indicators and a Decision Support System for Integrated Ecological Assessment at Two National Park Units in the Mid-Atlantic Region, USA

Carolyn Grace Mahan, John A. Young, Bruce J. Miller, Michael Craig Saunders, 2014, Environmental Management on p. 508-522

Teaching the scientific method using current news articles

Laura K. Palmer, Carolyn G. Mahan, 2013, American Biology Teacher on p. 355-356

Habitat characteristics and revised gap landscape analysis for the northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus), a state endangered species in Pennsylvania

Carolyn G. Mahan, Joseph A. Bishop, Michael A. Steele, Gregory Turner, Wayne L. Myers, 2010, American Midland Naturalist on p. 283-295

The potential role of Strongyloides robustus on parasite-mediated competition between two species of flying squirrels (Glaucomys)

Kristle Krichbaum, Carolyn Grace Mahan, Michael A. Steele, Gregory Turner, Peter John Hudson, 2010, Journal of wildlife diseases on p. 229-235

Climate change induced hybridization in flying squirrels

Colin J. Garroway, Jeff Bowman, Tara J. Cascaden, Gillian L. Holloway, Carolyn G. Mahan, Jay R. Malcolm, Michael A. Steele, Gregory Turner, Paul J. Wilson, 2010, Global Change Biology on p. 113-121

Response of arthropod biodiversity to foundation species declines

Jason R. Rohr, Carolyn Grace Mahan, Ke Chung Kim, 2009, Forest Ecology and Management on p. 1503-1510

Natural resource assessment

Carolyn G. Mahan, James P. Vanderhorst, John A. Young, 2009, Environmental Management on p. 1301-1312

Developing a monitoring program for invertebrates

Jason R. Rohr, Carolyn G. Mahan, Ke Chung Kim, 2007, Conservation Biology on p. 422-433

Most-Cited Papers

Climate change induced hybridization in flying squirrels

Colin J. Garroway, Jeff Bowman, Tara J. Cascaden, Gillian L. Holloway, Carolyn G. Mahan, Jay R. Malcolm, Michael A. Steele, Gregory Turner, Paul J. Wilson, 2010, Global Change Biology on p. 113-121

The potential role of Strongyloides robustus on parasite-mediated competition between two species of flying squirrels (Glaucomys)

Kristle Krichbaum, Carolyn Grace Mahan, Michael A. Steele, Gregory Turner, Peter John Hudson, 2010, Journal of wildlife diseases on p. 229-235

Using Ecological Indicators and a Decision Support System for Integrated Ecological Assessment at Two National Park Units in the Mid-Atlantic Region, USA

Carolyn Grace Mahan, John A. Young, Bruce J. Miller, Michael Craig Saunders, 2014, Environmental Management on p. 508-522

Habitat characteristics and revised gap landscape analysis for the northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus), a state endangered species in Pennsylvania

Carolyn G. Mahan, Joseph A. Bishop, Michael A. Steele, Gregory Turner, Wayne L. Myers, 2010, American Midland Naturalist on p. 283-295

Integration of Vegetation Community Spatial Data into a Prescribed Fire Planning Process at Shenandoah National Park, Virginia (USA)

John A. Young, Carolyn Grace Mahan, Melissa Forder, 2017, Natural Areas Journal on p. 394-405

Teaching the scientific method using current news articles

Laura K. Palmer, Carolyn G. Mahan, 2013, American Biology Teacher on p. 355-356

An examination of endoparasites and fecal testosterone levels in flying squirrels (Glaucomys spp.) using high performance liquid chromatography-ultra-violet (HPLC-UV)

Sarah N. Waksmonski, Justin M. Huffman, Carolyn G. Mahan, Michael A. Steele, 2017, International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife on p. 135-137

Sustainable Remediation of Legacy Mine Drainage: A Case Study of the Flight 93 National Memorial

Lisa Emili, Joseph Pizarchik, Carolyn Mahan, 2016, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT on p. 660-670