Keith Summerville

Keith Summerville

 

Education:

Ph.D. Department of Zoology, Miami University

M.En. Environmental Science, Miami University

B.S. Environmental Science, Westminster College

 

Courses:

ENSP 15. Introduction to Environmental Science

ENSP 55. Tropical Ecology

ENSP 101. Restoration Ecology

ENSP 115 / BIO 198. Field Entomology

ENSP 150. Special Topics: Dinosaur Biology

ENSP 191. Senior Capstone Experience

BIO 117/118. General Ecology / Field Ecology Lab

BIO 123. Invertebrate Zoology

BIO 167. Population and Community Ecology

 

Research Interests:

  • Community ecology of terrestrial vertebrate and insect assemblages
  • Restoration of Tallgrass prairie animal communities
  • Sustainable forestry
  • Conservation biology of forest Lepidoptera 

Selected Papers:

K. S. Summerville, D. Courard-Hauri, and Miranda M. DuPont. 2009. The legacy of timber harvest: do patterns of species dominance suggest recovery of lepidopteran communities in managed hardwood stands? Forest Ecology and Management 259: 8-13.

Hill, E.C., H.J. Vogel, T.R. Rosburg, L. Lown, and K.S. Summerville. Response of a population of Terrepene ornata ornata to long distance relocation. Natural Areas Journal 500-506. Govoni, P.W., K.S. Summerville, and M.D. Eaton. 2009. Nest sharing between an American Robin and a Northern Cardinal. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 242-244.

Summerville, K.S. 2008. Species turnover and persistence in restored and remnant Tallgrass Prairies of North America: a function of species’ life history, habitat type, or sampling bias? Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 487-494.

Summerville, K.S., A. C. Bonte, and L.C. Fox. 2007. Short-term temporal effects on community structure of Lepidoptera in restored and remnant Tallgrass prairies. Restoration Ecology 15: 179-188.

Keith Summerville's CV