Amy Angert

Associate Professor

Research Classification

Biodiversity and Biocomplexity
Biogeography
Ecological and Ecophysiological Processes

Research Interests

evolutionary ecology
population biology
biological responses to climate change
Conservation Biology

Relevant Degree Programs

 

Research Methodology

field experiments
plant growth in controlled environments
vegetation surveys
demographic modelling
species distribution modelling

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Master's students
Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
2018
2019
2020
I support public scholarship, e.g. through the Public Scholars Initiative, and am available to supervise students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with external partners as part of their research.
I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Daniel Anstett (Evolutionary Genetics, Biogeography, Population Genetics, Climate Changes and Impacts)

Graduate Student Supervision

Doctoral Student Supervision (2008-2017)
  • Ecological niche divergence and evolution in western North American monkeyflowers (2018)

Publications

  • A synthesis of transplant experiments and ecological niche models suggests that range limits are often niche limits (2016)

    Lee-Yaw, Julie A and Kharouba, Heather M and Bontrager, Megan and Mahony, Colin and Csergo, Anna Maria and Noreen, Annika ME and Li, Qin and Schuster, Richard and Angert, Amy L
    Ecology letters 19 (6) 710--722

  • Artificial selection reveals high genetic variation in phenology at the trailing edge of a species range (2016)

    Sheth, Seema Nayan and Angert, Amy Lauren and Vellend, Mark and Michalakis, Yannis
    The American Naturalist 187 (2) 182--193

  • Effects of range-wide variation in climate and isolation on floral traits and reproductive output of Clarkia pulchella (2016)

    Bontrager, Megan and Angert, Amy L
    American journal of botany 103 (1) 10--21

  • The scale of local adaptation in Mimulus guttatus: comparing life history races, ecotypes, and populations (2016)

    Peterson, Megan L and Kay, Kathleen M and Angert, Amy L
    New Phytologist 211 (1) 345--356

  • Assessing the potential for maladaptation during active management of limber pine populations: a common garden study detects genetic differentiation in response to soil moisture in the Southern Rocky Mountains (2015)

    Borgman, Erin M and Schoettle, Anna W and Angert, Amy L
    Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45 (4) 496--505

  • Where and when do species interactions set range limits? (2015)

    Louthan, Allison M and Doak, Daniel F and Angert, Amy L
    Trends in ecology & evolution 30 (12) 780--792

  • Disentangling the drivers of context-dependent plant--animal interactions (2014)

    Maron, John L and Baer, Kathryn C and Angert, Amy L
    Journal of Ecology 102 (6) 1485--1496

  • High water-use efficiency and growth contribute to success of non-native Erodium cicutarium in a Sonoran Desert winter annual community (2014)

    Kimball, Sarah and Gremer, Jennifer R and Barron-Gafford, Greg A and Angert, Amy L and Huxman, Travis E and Venable, D Lawrence
    Conservation Physiology 2 (1) cou006

  • Identifying the paths leading to variation in geographical range size in western North American monkeyflowers (2014)

    Sheth, Seema N and Jimenez, Ivan and Angert, Amy L
    Journal of Biogeography 41 (12) 2344--2356

  • Phenotypic constraints and community structure: Linking trade-offs within and among species (2014)

    Angert, Amy L and Kimball, Sarah and Peterson, Megan and Huxman, Travis E and Venable, David L
    Evolution 68 (11) 3149--3165

  • The evolution of environmental tolerance and range size: a comparison of geographically restricted and widespread Mimulus (2014)

    Sheth, Seema N and Angert, Amy L
    Evolution 68 (10) 2917--2931

  • Using among-year variation to assess maternal effects in Pinus aristata and Pinus flexilis (2014)

    Borgman, Erin M and Schoettle, Anna W and Angert, Amy L
    Botany 92 (11) 805--814

  • Climate change and species interactions: ways forward (2013)

    Angert, Amy L and LaDeau, Shannon L and Ostfeld, Richard S
    Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1297 (1) 1--7

  • Phenotypic selection favors missing trait combinations in coexisting annual plants (2013)

    Kimball, Sarah and Gremer, Jennifer R and Huxman, Travis E and Venable, D Lawrence and Angert, Amy L
    The American Naturalist 182 (2) 191--207

  • Photosynthetic temperature responses of co-occurring desert winter annuals with contrasting resource-use efficiencies and different temporal patterns of resource utilization may allow for species coexistence (2013)

    Barron-Gafford, Greg A and Angert, AL and Venable, David L and Tyler, AP and Gerst, KL and Huxman, TE
    Journal of arid environments 91 95--103

  • Understanding past, contemporary, and future dynamics of plants, populations, and communities using Sonoran Desert winter annuals (2013)

    Huxman, Travis E and Kimball, Sarah and Angert, Amy L and Gremer, Jennifer R and Barron-Gafford, Greg A and Venable, D Lawrence
    American journal of botany 100 (7) 1369--1380

  • Water-use efficiency and relative growth rate mediate competitive interactions in Sonoran Desert winter annual plants (2013)

    Gremer, Jennifer R and Kimball, Sarah and Keck, Katie R and Huxman, Travis E and Angert, Amy L and Venable, D Lawrence
    American journal of botany 100 (10) 2009--2015

  • Fitness and physiology in a variable environment (2012)

    Kimball, Sarah and Gremer, Jennifer R and Angert, Amy L and Huxman, Travis E and Venable, D Lawrence
    Oecologia 169 (2) 319--329

  • Range-wide patterns of genetic population structure and potential geographical range shifts of Pinus contorta (ssp. latifolia, murrayana, contorta, and bolanderi) (2012)

    Bisbing, Sarah and Cooper, David J and Angert, Amy L and Cushman, Samuel A and Shirk, Andrew and Landguth, Erin L and Dudaniec, Rachael and Rhodes, Jonathan and Worthington-Wilmer, Jessica and others
    97th ESA Annual Meeting

  • Variation in photosynthetic response to temperature in a guild of winter annual plants (2012)

    Gremer, Jennifer R and Kimball, Sarah and Angert, Amy L and Venable, D Lawrence and Huxman, Travis E
    Ecology 93 (12) 2693--2704

  • Differences in the timing of germination and reproduction relate to growth physiology and population dynamics of Sonoran Desert winter annuals (2011)

    Kimball, Sarah and Angert, Amy L and Huxman, Travis E and Venable, D Lawrence
    American Journal of Botany 98 (11) 1773--1781

  • Do species’ traits predict recent shifts at expanding range edges? (2011)

    Angert, Amy L and Crozier, Lisa G and Rissler, Leslie J and Gilman, Sarah E and Tewksbury, Josh J and Chunco, Amanda J
    Ecology Letters 14 (7) 677--689

  • Incorporating population variation in thermal niche properties into geographic range shift predictions (2011)

    Angert, AL and Sheth, SN
    Integrative and Comparative Biology 51 E3--E3

  • Incorporating population-level variation in thermal performance into predictions of geographic range shifts (2011)

    Angert, Amy L and Sheth, Seema N and Paul, John R
    Integrative and comparative biology icr048

  • Quantifying the impact of gene flow on phenotype-environment mismatch: a demonstration with the scarlet monkeyflower Mimulus cardinalis (2011)

    Paul, John R and Sheth, Seema N and Angert, Amy L
    The American Naturalist 178 (S1) S62--S79

  • The effect of geographic range position on demographic variability in annual plants (2011)

    Gerst, Katharine L and Angert, Amy L and Venable, D Lawrence
    Journal of Ecology 99 (2) 591--599

  • Contemporary climate change in the Sonoran Desert favors cold-adapted species (2010)

    Kimball, Sarah and Angert, Amy L and Huxman, Travis E and Venable, D Lawrence
    Global Change Biology 16 (5) 1555--1565

  • Phenotypic plasticity and precipitation response in Sonoran Desert winter annuals (2010)

    Angert, Amy L and Horst, Jonathan L and Huxman, Travis E and Venable, D Lawrence
    American Journal of Botany 97 (3) 405--411

  • SYMP 7-4: Can species' traits predict recent range shifts? (2010)

    Angert, Amy L
    The 95th ESA Annual Meeting

  • Time scales of biogeochemical and organismal responses to individual precipitation events (2010)

    von Fischer, JC and Angert, AL and Augustine, DJ and Brown, C and Dijkstra, FA and Derner, JD and Hufbauer, RA and Fierer, N and Milchunas, DG and Moore, JC and others
    AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1 02

  • COS 53-1: Climate induced changes in plant community composition in the Sonoran Desert (2009)

    Kimball, Sarah and Angert, Amy L and Huxman, Travis E and Venable, D Larry
    The 94th ESA Annual Meeting

  • Evolution and ecology of species range limits (2009)

    Sexton, Jason P and McIntyre, Patrick J and Angert, Amy L and Rice, Kevin J

  • Functional tradeoffs determine species coexistence via the storage effect (2009)

    Angert, Amy L and Huxman, Travis E and Chesson, Peter and Venable, D Lawrence
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (28) 11641--11645

  • OOS 28-2: Population dynamics across species' ranges: Comparative demography of central and marginal populations of Mimulus cardinalis and M. lewisii (2009)

    Angert, Amy L
    The 94th ESA Annual Meeting

  • Phenology, stochasticity, and the demography of plant populations (2009)

    Caswell, Hal and Angert, Amy L and Burns, Jean H and Knight, Tiffany and Jongejans, Eelke and de Kroon, Hans and Tuljapurkar, Shripad and Shea, Katriona and Salguero-Gomez, Roberto and Casper, Brenda B and others
    94th ESA Annual Meeting

  • The niche, limits to species' distributions, and spatiotemporal variation in demography across the elevation ranges of two monkeyflowers (2009)

    Angert, Amy L
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (Suppl) 19693--19698

  • COS 108-4: Functional tradeoffs promote species coexistence via the storage effect (2008)

    Angert, Amy L and Huxman, Travis E and Chesson, Peter and Venable, D Lawrence
    The 93rd ESA Annual Meeting

  • COS 29-6: Phenological differences promote coexistence in Sonoran Desert winter annuals (2008)

    Kimball, Sarah and Angert, Amy L and Venable, D Larry and Huxman, Travis E
    The 93rd ESA Annual Meeting

  • Phenological Differences Promote Coexistence in Sonoran Desert Winter Annuals (2008)

    Kimball, S and Angert, A and Huxman, T and Venable, L
    AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1 0384

  • Photosynthetic resource-use efficiency and demographic variability in desert winter annual plants (2008)

    Huxman, Travis E and Barron-Gafford, Greg and Gerst, Katharine L and Angert, Amy L and Tyler, Anna P and Venable, D Lawrence
    Ecology 89 (6) 1554--1563

  • Using experimental evolution to investigate geographic range limits in monkeyflowers (2008)

    Angert, Amy L and Bradshaw Jr, HD and Schemske, Douglas W
    Evolution 62 (10) 2660--2675

  • Linking growth strategies to long-term population dynamics in a guild of desert annuals (2007)

    Angert, AL and Huxman, TE and BARRON-GAFFORD, Greg A and Gerst, KL and Venable, David L
    Journal of Ecology 95 (2) 321--331

  • Long-term ecological research on Colorado shortgrass steppe (2007)

    Milchunas, Daniel G and Lauenroth, William K and Knapp, Alan K and Klein, Julia A and Conant, Richard T and Burke, Ingrid C and Brown, Cynthia S and Webb, Colleen T and Augustine, David J and Angert, Amy L and others

  • Demography of central and marginal populations of monkeyflowers (Mimulus cardinalis and M. lewisii) (2006)

    Angert, Amy Lauren
    Ecology 87 (8) 2014--2025

  • Growth and leaf physiology of monkeyflowers with different altitude ranges (2006)

    Angert, Amy Lauren
    Oecologia 148 (2) 183--194

  • The Ecology and Evolution of Elevation Range Limits in Monkeyflowers (mimulus Cardinalis and M. Lewisii) (2005)

    Angert, Amy Lauren

  • The evolution of species' distributions: reciprocal transplants across the elevation ranges of Mimulus cardinalis and M. lewisii (2005)

    Angert, AL and Schemske, DW
    Evolution 59 (8) 1671--1684

  • Trade-offs and the evolution of altitude range limits in monkeyflowers (2004)

    Angert, AL and Schemske, DW
    INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY 44 (6) 516--516

  • Microhabitat use and thermal biology of the collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris collaris) and the fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus) in Missouri glades (2002)

    Angert, Amy L and Hutchison, Delbert and Glossip, Danielle and Losos, Jonathan B
    Journal of Herpetology 36 (1) 23--29

 
 

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