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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Vegetation Rights Of Way Species Richness Testosterone Flowers Herbicide Mid Atlantic Region Herbicides Habitats Bees Nematoda Methodology Habitat Effect Application Angiosperm High Pressure Liquid Chromatography National Park Fragmentation Productivity Insecta Flying Squirrels Teaching Northeastern United States Procyon Lotor

Most Recent Publications

Reflections on ecology of the American Chestnut (Castanea dentata) Grove

Carolyn Mahan, Penn State Press

Chapter 26, Wildlife Techniques Manual Forest management for wildlife

Carolyn Mahan, The Wildlife Society: Wildlife Management Techniques Manual

Species Richness, Abundance, and Productivity of Birds Along a Powerline Right-of-way within a Forested Landscape, Northeastern United States

Bradley D. Ross, John Berger, Carolyn G. Mahan, Laura Russo, 2022, American Midland Naturalist on p. 243-257

The Prevalence of the Raccoon Roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis, in Allegheny Woodrat Habitat in the Mid-Atlantic Region, U.S.A.

Jordan Wolfkill, Maria Elena Bejarano, Thomas L. Serfass, Greg Turner, Sunshine Brosi, Daniel Feller, Carolyn G. Mahan, 2021, American Midland Naturalist on p. 145-147

Laura Russo, Hannah Stout, Dana Roberts, Bradley D. Ross, Carolyn G. Mahan, 2021, PLoS One

The Effects of Integrated Vegetation Management on Richness of Native Compatible Flowering Plants and Abundance of Noncompatible Tree Species on a Right-of-Way in Central Pennsylvania, USA

Carolyn G. Mahan, Bradley D. Ross, Richard T. Yahner, 2020, Arboriculture and Urban Forestry on p. 395-401

The effect of vegetation management approaches on electric transmission lines rights-of-ways on bee populations

Carolyn Mahan, Brad Ross, Hannah Stout, Dana Roberts, 2019, Proceedings, Environmental Concerns in ROW Management, 12th International Symposium; 12

Aporte a la diversidad de ameriferos de la ecoregion Puna de Puno y Tacana, Peru, mediante el empleo de trampas camera

Carolyn Mahan, 2018, Mastozoologia IV Proceedings

New River Gorge Natural Resource Assessment

Carolyn Mahan, 2018, USDI NPS Natural Resources Technical Report

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

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

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

The Effects of Integrated Vegetation Management on Richness of Native Compatible Flowering Plants and Abundance of Noncompatible Tree Species on a Right-of-Way in Central Pennsylvania, USA

Carolyn G. Mahan, Bradley D. Ross, Richard T. Yahner, 2020, Arboriculture and Urban Forestry on p. 395-401

Laura Russo, Hannah Stout, Dana Roberts, Bradley D. Ross, Carolyn G. Mahan, 2021, PLoS One

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

Species Richness, Abundance, and Productivity of Birds Along a Powerline Right-of-way within a Forested Landscape, Northeastern United States

Bradley D. Ross, John Berger, Carolyn G. Mahan, Laura Russo, 2022, American Midland Naturalist on p. 243-257

Teaching the scientific method using current news articles

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

The Prevalence of the Raccoon Roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis, in Allegheny Woodrat Habitat in the Mid-Atlantic Region, U.S.A.

Jordan Wolfkill, Maria Elena Bejarano, Thomas L. Serfass, Greg Turner, Sunshine Brosi, Daniel Feller, Carolyn G. Mahan, 2021, American Midland Naturalist on p. 145-147

New River Gorge Natural Resource Assessment

Carolyn Mahan, 2018, USDI NPS Natural Resources Technical Report

The effect of vegetation management approaches on electric transmission lines rights-of-ways on bee populations

Carolyn Mahan, Brad Ross, Hannah Stout, Dana Roberts, 2019, Proceedings, Environmental Concerns in ROW Management, 12th International Symposium; 12