McElreath MB, C Boesch, H Kühl, R McElreath. 2018. Complex dynamics from simple cognition: the primary ratchet effect in animal culture.  In press at Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences.

Wells CP, KM Tomalty, CH Floyd, MB McElreath, BP May, DH Van Vuren. 2017. Determinants of multiple paternity in a fluctuating population of ground squirrels. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71:42 (

Innes RJ, MB McEachern, JM Eadie, DH Van Vuren, DA Kelt, ML Johnson. 2012. Genetic relatedness and spatial associations of dusky-footed woodrats (Neotoma fuscipes). Journal of Mammalogy 93(2):439-446.

McEachern MB, DH Van Vuren, CH Floyd, B May, JM Eadie. 2011. Bottlenecks and rescue effects in a fluctuating population of golden-mantled ground squirrels (Spermophilus lateralis). Conservation Genetics 12: 285-296.

Laca EA, MB McEachern, M Demment. 2010. Global grazinglands and greenhouse gas fluxes. Rangeland Ecology and Management 63:1-3.

McEachern MB, RL McElreath, DH Van Vuren , JM Eadie. 2009. Another genetically promiscuous ”polygynous” mammal: mating system variation in Neotoma fuscipes. Animal Behaviour 77: 449-455.

Utsumi SA, CA Ciangiano, JA Galli, MB McEachern, MW Demment, EA Laca. 2009. Resource heterogeneity and foraging behavior of cattle across spatial scales. BMC Ecology 9:9 (

McEachern MB, JM Eadie, DH Van Vuren. 2007. Genetic structure and patterns of relatedness in a solitary mammal. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 61:1459-1469.

McEachern MB, CA Eagles-Smith, CM Efferson, DH Van Vuren. 2006. Evidence for local specialization in a generalist mammalian herbivore. Oikos 113:440-448.

Working Papers

Clarke, PMR, R McElreath, K Mabry, MB McEachern. The Evolution of Bequeathal in Stable Habitats.