Christopher Brooks
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Mississippi State University

PhD in Biology
University of North Carolina, 2004

Web: www.msstate.edu

Email: cpbrooks@biology.msstate.edu
Phone: 662-325-8591

Research Interests
Disease ecology, biodiversity, species invasion, population dynamics and range limits

Current Research Projects
Topological Features and Dynamics of Gene Flow Networks

Exploring Human Risk of Leprosy from Nine-banded Armadillos: Establishing the Geographic Distribution of Sylvatic Infection

Assessment and prediction of the effects of highways on population ecological and genetic properties of selected faunal groups

Most Current Publications:
Brooks, C.P., C. Holmes, K. Kramer, B. Barnett and T.H. Keitt. 2009. The role of demography and markets in determining deforestation rates near Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. PloS ONE 4(6): e5783. doi:1O.1371/journal.pone.0005783.

Brooks, C.P., J. Antonovics and T.H. Keitt. 2008. Metapopulation dynamics and persistence are explained by temporal heterogeneity in spatial network structure. American Naturalist 172:149-159.

Brooks, C.P. 2006. Quantifying population substructure: extending the graph-theoretic approach. Ecology 87(4):864 - 872.

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