Graduate Students’ Publications



  • Gleason, C. and Parsons, E.C.M. (2018). An initial review of whalewatching guidelines for endangered and critically endangered cetaceans. Journal of Cetacean Research & Management 13(2-3): 155-164.
  • Naylor, W. and Parsons, E.C.M. (2018). An online survey of public knowledge, attitudes, and perceptions towards whales and dolphins, and their conservation. Frontiers in Marine Science 5: 153. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00153
  • Parsons, E.C.M. and Brown, D. (2018). Recent advances in whale-watching research: 2016-2017. Tourism in Marine Environments 13(1): 41-51.
  • Tesfaw, A.T., Pfaff, A., Golden Kroner, R.E., Qin, S., Medeiros, R., and Mascia, M.B. 2018. Land use and land cover change shape the sustainability and impacts of protected areas. PNAS:201716462.
  • Brown, D., Robbins, J., Sieswerda, P.L., Schoelkopf, R., and Parsons, E.C.M. (2018). Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) sightings in the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary. Marine Mammal Science 34(1): 250-257.
  • Advait M. Jukar, S. Kathleen Lyons, Mark D. Uhen. 2018. A cranial correlate of body mass in roboscideans. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society zlx108.


  • Klocke B., M. Becker, J. Lewis, R.C. Fleischer, C.R. Muletz-Wolz, L. Rockwood, A.A. Aguirre and B. Gratwicke. 2017. Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans not detected in U.S. survey of pet salamanders. Scientific Reports 7: 13132 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-13500-2.
  • Schwartz, K.R., Parsons, E.C.M., Rockwood, L. and Wood, T.C. (2017). Integrating in-situ and ex-situ data management processes for biodiversity conservation. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5: 120. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2017.00120
  • Oester, S., Cigliano, J.A., Hind-Ozan, E.J., and Parsons, E.C.M. 2017. Why conferences matter – an example from the International Marine Conservation Congress. Frontiers in Marine Science 4: 257. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00257
  • Sardelis, S., Oester, S., and Liboiron, M. 2017. Ten strategies to reduce gender inequality at scientific conferences. Frontiers in Marine Science 4: 231. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00231.
  • Parsons, E.C.M. and Brown, D.M. 2017. From hunting to watching: human interactions with cetaceans. In: Marine Mammal Welfare (Ed. A. Butterworth), 67-90. Springer International, Cham, Switzerland.
  • Rose, N.A., Snusz, G.H., Brown, D.M., and Parsons, E.C.M. 2017. Improving captive marine mammal welfare in the United States: science-based recommendations for improved regulatory requirements for captive marine mammal care. International Journal of wildlife Law & Policy 20(1): 1-35.
  • Parsons, E.C.M. and Brown, D. 2017. Recent advances in whale-watching research: 2015-2016. Tourism in Marine Environments 12(2): 125-137.
  • Sitar, A., May-Collado, L.J., Wright, A.J., Peters-Burton, E., Rockwood, L. and Parsons, E.C.M. 2017. Tourists’ perspectives on dolphin-watching in Bocas del Toro, Panama. Tourism in Marine Environments 12(2): 79-94.
  • Mary M. Means, Changwoo Ahn, Gregory B. Noe. 2017. Planting richness affects the recovery of vegetation and soil processes in constructed wetlands following disturbance. Science of The Total Environment, 579: 1366-1378. DOI: