Peer Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • Kaitlin Stack Whitney and Kristoffer Whitney. Inaccessible media during the COVID-19 crisis intersects with the language deprivation crisis for young deaf children in the US. Chapter in Children and Media Research and Practice during the Crises of 2020. London: Routledge, 2022. ISBN: 978-1-032-22751-1. Forthcoming (planned publication date October 10, 2022). 
  • Rowan Christie#, Kaitlin Stack Whitney#, Julia Perrone, Christine A. Bahlai. Longer study length, standardized sampling techniques, and broader geographic scope leaders to higher likelihood of detecting stable abundance patterns in long term black-legged tick studies. PeerJ. In press.   #co-first author status
  • Michael D. SanClements, Sydne Record, Kevin C. Rose, Alison Donnelly, Steven S. Chong, Katharyn Duffy, Alesia Hallmark, James B. Hefferman, Jianguo Liu, Jessica J. Mitchell, David JP Moore, Kusum Naithani, Catherine M. O'Reilly, Eric R. Sokol, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Samantha R. Weintraub-Leff, and Di Yang. People, infrastructure, and data: A pathway to an inclusive and diverse ecological network of networks. Ecosphere. In press.
  • Santangelo et al. (287 authors, including Kaitlin Stack Whitney and 5 RIT students). 2022. Global urban environmental change drives adaptation in white clover. Science 375 1275-1281.
  • Alyssa Schoenfeldt and Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2022. Bumble Bee (Bombus spp.) Abundance in New York Highway Roadsides across Levels of Roadside Mowing and Road Traffic. Northeastern Naturalist. Vol 29 (1) 55-72. 
  • Jessica L. Burnett, Renee Dale, Chung-Yi Hou, Gabriela Palomo-Munoz, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Steve Aulenbach, Robert Sky Bristol, Denis Valle, Tristan Wellman. 2021. Ten Simple Rules for Creating a Scientific Web Application. PLOS Computational Biology.
  • Nagy et al. (~90 authors). 2021. Harnessing the NEON Data Revolution to Advance Open Environmental Science with a Diverse and Data-Capable Community. Ecosphere Vol 12 Issue 12 e03833.
  • Richelle L. Tanner, Neena Grover, Michelle L Anderson, Katherine C Crocker, Shuchismita Dutta, Angela M Horner, Loren E Hough, Talia Y Moore, Gail L Rosen, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Adam P Summers. 2021. Examining cultural structures and functions in biology. Integrative and Comparative Biology, icab140,
  • Christine A. Bahlai, Easton R. White, Julia D. Perrone, Sarah Cusser, Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2021. The Broken Window: an algorithm for quantifying and characterizing misleading trajectories in ecological processes. Ecological Informatics.
  • Kaitlin Stack Whitney and Kristoffer Whitney. 2021. Inaccessible media during the COVID-19 crisis intersects with the language deprivation crisis for young deaf children in the US. Journal of Children and Media. DOI: 10.1080/17482798.2020.1858434

  • Lauren Stewart, Bryson Russell, Evan Zelig, Gaurang Patel, Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2020. Wildlife Crossing Design Influences Effectiveness for Small and Large Mammals in Banff National Park. Case Studies in the Environment  4 (1): 1231752. DOI:
  • Kristina Chomiak, David Connell, Devin Cooley, Hannah Saxena, Sydney Van Winkle, Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2020. Rochester's rivers, lake, and waste: teaching local environmental history using water case studies. Water History 12(3) 345-349.
  • Evan Morrison, Alexandra Shipman, Shradha Shresthra, Evan Squier, Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2019.  Evaluating The Ocean Cleanup, a Marine Debris Removal Project in the North Pacific Gyre, using SWOT analysis. Case Studies in the Environment.  DOI: 10.1525/cse.2018.001875
  • Samuel C Zipper, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Jillian M Deines, Kevin M Befus, Udit Bhatia, Sam J Albers, Janice Beecher, Christa Brelsford, Margaret Garcia, Tom Gleeson, Frances O'Donnell, David Resnik, Edella Schlager. 2019. Balancing open science and data privacy in the water sciences. Water Resources Research. DOI: 10.1029/2019WR025080
  • Daniel S. Karp, …, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, … (153 authors). 2018. Crop pests and predators exhibit inconsistent responses to surrounding landscape composition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences August 14, 115 (33) E7863-E7870.  DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1800042115
  • Kaitlin Stack Whitney and Kristoffer Whitney. 2018. John Anthony Allan’s “Virtual Water”: Natural Resources Management in the Wake of Neoliberalism. Arcadia 11. Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. DOI: 10.5282/rcc/8316
  • Simon J Goring#, Kaitlin Stack Whitney#, and Aerin L Jacob. 2018. Accessibility is imperative for inclusion. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16 (2) 63-63.    #co-first author status. DOI: 10.1002/fee.1771
  • Nicole Nelson and Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2018. “Becoming a Research Rodent.” Chapter in Living with Animals: Bonds Across Species. Edited by Ilana Gershon. Cornell University Press. DOI: 10.1093/ilar.47.4.283
  • Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Timothy D. Meehan, Christopher J. Kucharik, Phil Townsend, Claudio Gratton. 2016. Explicit modeling of abiotic and landscape factors reveals precipitation and forests associated with aphid abundance. Ecological Applications DOI: 10.1002/eap.1418.
  • Christopher J. Kucharik, Amelia C. Mork, Timothy D. Meehan, Shawn P. Serbin, Aditya Singh, Philip A. Townsend, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Claudio Gratton. 2016. Evidence for Compensatory Photosynthetic and Yield Response of Soybeans to Aphid Herbivory. Journal of Economic Entomology 109 (3): 1177 – 1187. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tow066
  • Amelia C. Perillo, Christopher J. Kucharik, Timothy D. Meehan, Shawn P. Serbin, Aditya Singh, Philip A. Townsend, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Claudio Gratton. 2015. Use of insect exclusion cages in soybean creates an altered microclimate and differential crop response. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 208: 50–61. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.04.014
  • Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2015. Manoomin: the taming of wild rice in the Great Lakes region. Arcadia 2015(2): ISSN 2199-3408. DOI: 10.5282/rcc/6830
  • O’Rourke, Megan E., Kaitlin Rienzo-Stack, and Alison G. Power. 2011. A multi-scale, landscape approach to predicting insect populations in agroecosystems. Ecological Applications 21:1782–1791. DOI: 10.1890/10-0241.1

Scholarly, edited work

  • Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Matthew Joshua Heard, Laurel J. Anderson, Sandra Cooke, Danielle Garneau, Jason Kilgore, Mary Beth Kolozsvary, Karen Kuers, Claire K. Lunch, Timothy S. McCay, Allison T. Parker. Flexible and inclusive ecology projects that harness collaboration and NEON-enabled science to enhance student learning. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. Volume103, Issue2 April 2022. e01963.
  • Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2021. Wild Bee Conservation in North American Roadside Rights of Way. Chapter in Imperiled: The Encyclopedia of Conservation. Elsevier, Oxford.
  • Alycia Crall, Carrie Diaz Eaton, Wendy Gram, Shobhana Gupta, AJ Lauer, Lea Shanley, Sarah A. Stone, Bonnie Swan, Elizabeth Sudduth, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Kamuela Young. 2019 EDSIN Conference ("Bringing Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion in Data Science to the Ecological and Environmental Sciences") Proceedings. doi:10.25334/9C03-1518 
  • Gabriela Serrato Marks, Caroline Solomon, Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2021. Meeting frameworks must be even more inclusive. Invited commentary for Nature Ecology & Evolution
  • Kaitlin Stack Whitney and Kristoffer Whitney. 2020. Review of Case Studies in Deaf Education: Inquiry, Application, and Resources, eds. Caroline Guardino, et alAmerican Annals of the Deaf . Volume 165, Number 3.
  • Lauer, A., W. Gram, A. Crall, C. Diaz Eaton, R. Haacker, E. Jack-Scott, A. Pendergrass, and K. Stack Whitney 2020. Scientific meetings for all. Eos Volume 101,
  • Liz Hill Ruder and Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2019. Inclusion of Individuals with Disabilities in Academy Diversity Initiatives. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Volume 119 Issue 10 p1619-1620.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jand.2019.07.010

Published Open Educational Resources

Other pre-prints

  • Joshua Greene, Karl Korfmacher, Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2021. Examining the associations between neighborhood socioeconomic status and the potential distribution of four urban ecosystem services in Rochester, NY. EcoEvoRxiv.

  • Kaitlin Stack Whitney and Briana Burt Stringer. 2021. Evaluation of US state pollinator plans using 3 evidence-based policymaking frameworks. bioRxiv.

  • Sarah Bacchus, Amanda Walker, Kaitlin Stack Whitney. 2021. Temporal change detection analysis of Monroe County, NY tree cover from 2009 to 2017. EcoEvoRxiv.

  • Yo Yehudi, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Malvika Sharan. 2020. Enhancing the inclusivity and accessibility of your online calls. Open Science Framework Preprints. November 24. DOI: 10.31219/ 
  • Briana Burt, Kristina Chomiak, Ibrahim Cisse, Aaron Paratore, Kaitlin Stack Whitney. Comparison of potential plant-pollinator network structure for 3 seed mixes (lawn, roadside, and pollinator-planting) in western NY, USA. bioRxiv 2020.10.29.352906; doi:

Published Data sets

Public Scholarship