M. Henry H. Stevens

Hank Stevens

Associate Professor

172 Pearson Hall
Stevens Lab Website

Biographical Information

Our lab studies population and community dynamics, including those in human-dominated landscapes. Our current research investigates determinants of forest dynamics.

Courses Taught

  • BIO 176: Ecology of North America (Miami Plan Foundation)
  • BIO 209W: Fundamentals of Ecology (Writing Intensive)
  • BIO 671: Population and Community Ecology
  • BIO 672: Ecosystem and Global Ecology
  • BIO 710: graduate seminars on various topics

Selected Publications

  • Bowen, A.M. and M.H. Stevens. 2018. Predicting the effects of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis, Buprestidae) on hardwood swamp forest structure and composition in southern Michigan. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 145:41-54. PDF
  • Li, W. and M.H.H. Stevens. 2017. Community temporal variability increases with fluctuating resource availability. Scientific Reports, 7:45280. PDF
  • Ross, N. J., Stevens, M. H. H., Rupiper, A. W., Harkreader, I., & Leben, L. A. 2014. The ecological side of an ethnobotanical coin: Legacies in historically managed trees. American Journal of Botany, 101:1618–1630. PDF
  • Larkin, C., C. Kwit, J. M. Wunderle Jr., E. H. Helmer, M. Henry H. Stevens, M. T. K. Roberts, and D. N. Ewert. 2012. Disturbance type and plant successional communities in Bahamian dry forests. Biotropica 44:10-18. PDF
  • Berry, E., Gorchov, D. L., Endress, B., & Stevens, M. H. H. (2008). Source-sink dynamics within a plant population: the impact of substrate and herbivory on palm demography. Population Ecology, 50, 63–77. PDF
  • Stevens, M. H. H. (2006). Placing local plant species richness in the context of environmental drivers of metacommunity richness. Journal of Ecology, 94, 58–65. PDF