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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Urbanization Skull Urban Population Rights Of Way Flowers Vegetation Testosterone National Park Rural Population Habitats Bees Nematoda Endoparasites Habitat Mammals Remediation Glaucomys Teaching Fragmentation Insecta Sciuridae Egg Pollinating Insects Procyon Lotor Population Decline

Most Recent Papers

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

Powerline right-of-way management and flower-visiting insects

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

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

Selection for increased cranial capacity in small mammals during a century of urbanization

C. Depasquale, X. Li, M. Harold, S. Mueller, S. Mclaren, C. Mahan, 2020, Journal of Mammalogy on p. 1706-1710

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

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

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

Sustainable Remediation of Legacy Mine Drainage

Lisa Emili, Joseph Pizarchik, Carolyn Mahan, 2016, Environmental Management on p. 660-670

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

Selection for increased cranial capacity in small mammals during a century of urbanization

C. Depasquale, X. Li, M. Harold, S. Mueller, S. Mclaren, C. Mahan, 2020, Journal of Mammalogy on p. 1706-1710

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

Powerline right-of-way management and flower-visiting insects

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

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