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Natalie Zoe Kerr

BEnvSc, PhD

Postdoctoral researcher
Duke University


Kerr, Natalie Z., Malfi, Rosemary L., Williams, Neal M., and Crone, Elizabeth E. (2020) Bumblebee worker body size affects new worker production in different resource environments. bioRxiv, 2020.01.16.909135 [Link here]

Kerr, Natalie Z., Wepprich, Tyson, Grevstad, Fritzi S., Dopman, Erik B., Chew, Frances S., and Crone, Elizabeth E. (2020) Developmental trap or demographic bonanza? Opposing consequences of earlier phenology in a changing climate for a multivoltine butterfly. Global Change Biology, 00:1-14. [Link here]

Kerr, Natalie Z., Crone, Elizabeth E., and Chew, Frances S. (2020) Life history trade-offs are more pronounced for native butterfly species compared to invasive congener (Pieris spp.). Population Ecology, 62:119-133. [Link here]

Ramula, Satu, Kerr, Natalie Z., and Crone, Elizabeth E. (2019) Using statistics to design and estimate vital rates in matrix population models for a perennial herb. Population Ecology, 62:53-63. [Link here]

Iles, David T., Pugesek, Genevieve, Kerr, Natalie Z., Dorian, Nicholas, N., and Crone, Elizabeth E. (2019). Accounting for imperfect detection in studies of sessile life cycle stages: a case study of bumble bee colonies. J Insect Conserv, 23:945-955. [Link here]

Kerr, Natalie Z., Crone, Elizabeth E., and Williams, Neal M. (2019) Integrating vital rates explains optimal worker size for resource return by bumble bee workers. Functional Ecology, 33(3):467-478. [Link here]

Kerr, Natalie Z., Baxter, Peter W.J, Salguero-Gomez, Roberto, Wardle, Glenda M., and Buckley, Yvonne M. (2016) Prioritizing management actions for invasive populations using cost, efficacy, demography and expert opinion for 14 plant species world-wide. Journal of Applied Ecology, 53:305-316. [Link here]

Kerr, Natalie Z., Baxter, Peter W.J., and Buckley, Yvonne, M. (2012) Management recommendations for invasive Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius L.) in Australia and USA depend on invasion stage, demographic targets and management cost. 18th Australasian Weeds Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.


In prep

Ramula, Satu, Kerr, Natalie Z., and Crone, Elizabeth E. (in review) Stochastic population dynamics and temporal autocorrelation: insights from a 27-year study of a long-lived plant.

Kerr, Natalie Z., Williams, Neal M., and Crone, Elizabeth E. (in prep) Transient dynamics of bumblebee colony growth and optimal size distributions.

Kerr, Natalie Z., Louthan, Allison, Walters, Jeff, and Morris, William F. (in prep) Drivers of sociality and its consequences on the reproductive success in the cooperative breeding red-cockaded woodpecker.