David Miller

Associate Professor of Wildlife Population Ecology

David Miller

Research Summary

Population ecology, quantitative ecology, avian and amphibian ecology, conservation decision analysis, life-history evolution.

Graduate Students

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Sampling Detection Amphibians Distribution Methodology Biogeography Amphibian Modeling Habitats Method Habitat Biodiversity Infection Effect Life History Vegetation Population Dynamics Climate Spatial Data Terminology Community Structure Monitoring Experimental Design Carnivore Population

Most Recent Papers

Estimating occurrence, prevalence, and detection of amphibian pathogens

Brittany A. Mosher, Adrianne B. Brand, Amber N.M. Wiewel, David A.W. Miller, Matthew J. Gray, Debra L. Miller, Evan H.Campbell Grant, 2019, Journal of wildlife diseases on p. 563-575

Resolving misaligned spatial data with integrated species distribution models

Krishna Pacifici, Brian J. Reich, David A.W. Miller, Brent S. Pease, 2019, Ecology

Sampling design and analytical advances allow for simultaneous density estimation of seven sympatric carnivore species from camera trap data

Lindsey N. Rich, David Andrew Miller, David J. Muñoz, Hugh S. Robinson, J. Weldon McNutt, Marcella J. Kelly, 2019, Biological Conservation on p. 12-20

Knowing your limits

S. M. Amburgey, D. A.W. Miller, A. Brand, A. Dietrich, E. H. Campbell Grant, 2019, Ecosphere

Linking variability in climate to wetland habitat suitability

Courtney L. Davis, David Andrew Miller, Evan H. Campbell Grant, Brian J. Halstead, Patrick M. Kleeman, Susan C. Walls, William J. Barichivich, 2019, Wetlands Ecology and Management on p. 39-53

Use of ambiguous detections to improve estimates from species distribution models

Julie Louvrier, Anja Molinari-Jobin, Marc Kéry, Thierry Chambert, David Miller, Fridolin Zimmermann, Eric Marboutin, Paolo Molinari, Oliver Müeller, Rok Černe, Olivier Gimenez, 2019, Conservation Biology on p. 185-195

The recent past and promising future for data integration methods to estimate species’ distributions

David A.W. Miller, Krishna Pacifici, Jamie S. Sanderlin, Brian J. Reich, 2019, Methods in Ecology and Evolution on p. 22-37

Successful molecular detection studies require clear communication among diverse research partners

Brittany A. Mosher, Riley F. Bernard, Jeffrey M. Lorch, David A.W. Miller, Katherine L.D. Richgels, C. Le Ann White, Evan H. Campbell Grant, 2019, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

The untapped potential of reptile biodiversity for understanding how and why animals age

Luke A. Hoekstra, Tonia S. Schwartz, Amanda M. Sparkman, David A.W. Miller, Anne M. Bronikowski, 2019, Functional Ecology

Shifts in vegetation and avian community structure following the decline of a foundational forest species, the eastern hemlock

Matthew J. Toenies, David Andrew Miller, Matthew R. Marshall, Glenn E. Stauffer, 2018, Condor on p. 489-506

Most-Cited Papers

Improving occupancy estimation when two types of observational error occur

David A. Miller, James D. Nichols, Brett T. McClintock, Evan H Campbell Grant, Larissa L. Bailey, Linda A. Weir, 2011, Ecology on p. 1422-1428

Trends in Amphibian Occupancy in the United States

Michael J. Adams, David Andrew Miller, Erin Muths, Paul Stephen Corn, Evan H Campbell Grant, Larissa L. Bailey, Gary M. Fellers, Robert N. Fisher, Walter J. Sadinski, Hardin Waddle, Susan C. Walls, 2013, PLoS One

Quantitative evidence for the effects of multiple drivers on continental-scale amphibian declines

Evan H.Campbell Grant, David A.W. Miller, Benedikt R. Schmidt, Michael J. Adams, Staci M. Amburgey, Thierry Chambert, Sam S. Cruickshank, Robert N. Fisher, David M. Green, Blake R. Hossack, Pieter T.J. Johnson, Maxwell B. Joseph, Tracy A.G. Rittenhouse, Maureen E. Ryan, J. Hardin Waddle, Susan C. Walls, Larissa L. Bailey, Gary M. Fellers, Thomas A. Gorman, Andrew M. Ray, David S. Pilliod, Steven J. Price, Daniel Saenz, Walt Sadinski, Erin Muths, 2016, Scientific reports

Determining Occurrence Dynamics when False Positives Occur

David A.W. Miller, James D. Nichols, Justin A. Gude, Lindsey N. Rich, Kevin M. Podruzny, James E. Hines, Michael S. Mitchell, 2013, PloS one on p. e65808

Joint estimation of habitat dynamics and species interactions

David Andrew Miller, Cheryl S. Brehme, James E. Hines, James D. Nichols, Robert N. Fisher, 2012, Journal of Animal Ecology on p. 1288-1297

Modeling false positive detections in species occurrence data under different study designs

Thierry Chambert, David Andrew Miller, James D. Nichols, 2015, Ecology on p. 332-339

Large-scale recovery of an endangered amphibian despite ongoing exposure to multiple stressors

Roland A. Knapp, Gary M. Fellers, Patrick M. Kleeman, David A.W. Miller, Vance T. Vredenburg, Erica Bree Rosenblum, Cheryl J. Briggs, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 11889-11894

Estimating patterns and drivers of infection prevalence and intensity when detection is imperfect and sampling error occurs

David A.W. Miller, Brooke L. Talley, Karen R. Lips, Evan H. Campbell Grant, 2012, Methods in Ecology and Evolution on p. 850-859

Using camera trapping and hierarchical occupancy modelling to evaluate the spatial ecology of an African mammal community

Lindsey N. Rich, David A.W. Miller, Hugh S. Robinson, J. Weldon McNutt, Marcella J. Kelly, 2016, Journal of Applied Ecology on p. 1225-1235

Stochastic population dynamics in populations of western terrestrial garter snakes with divergent life histories

David A. Miller, William R. Clark, Stevan J. Arnold, Anne M. Bronikowski, 2011, Ecology on p. 1658-1671