*indicates co-first author and corresponding author

 underlined students for which I was the primary mentor

Luskin MS, Ickes L, Yao TL & Davies SJ. (2019). Wildlife differentially affect tree and liana regeneration in a tropical forest: an 18-yr study of experimental defaunation versus artificially abundant herbivores. Journal of Applied Ecology.


Jia S, Wang X, Yuan Z, Lin F, Ye J, Hao Z & Luskin MS* (2018). Global signal of top-down control of terrestrial plant communities by herbivores. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: 201707984.


Luskin MS, Albert WR & Tobler MV (2017). Sumatran tiger survival threatened by deforestation despite increasing densities in parks. Nature Communications 8: 1783, DOI 10.1038/s41467-017-01656-4/.


Luskin MS, Brashares JS, Ickes K, Fletcher CD, Wright SJ & Potts MD (2017). Cross-boundary subsidy cascades from oil palm degrade distant tropical forests. Nature Communications 8: 2231, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01920-7/.


Luskin MS, Lee JSH, Edwards D, Gibson L & Potts MD (2018). A quantitative review of land sparing agricultural production strategies to conserve tropical forest biodiversity. Global Food Security 16, 29-35.


Harrison RD, Sreekar R, Brodie JF, Brook S, Luskin MS, O’Kelley H, Rao M, Scheffers B & Velho N (2016). Impacts of hunting and wildlife trade on Asian tropical forests. Conservation Biology 30: 972-983.


Ke ALuskin MS* (2017). Integrating disparate occurrence reports to map data-poor species ranges and occupancy: a case study of the Vulnerable bearded pig Sus barbatus. Oryx 55: 1-11.


Luskin MS, Christina ED, Kelley LC & Potts MD (2014). Modern hunting practices and wild meat trade in the plantation landscapes of Sumatra, Indonesia. Human Ecology 42: 35:45.


Luskin MS & Potts MD (2011). Microclimate and habitat heterogeneity through the oil lifecycle. Basic and Applied Ecology 12: 540–551.


Luskin MS (2010). Flying foxes prefer to forage in farmland in a tropical dry forest landscape mosaic in Fiji. Biotropica 42: 246–250.



Book Chapters


Luskin MS & Ke A (2017). The bearded pig. In Melletti M & Meijaard E (Eds). Ecology, Evolution and Management of Wild Pigs and Peccaries. Implications for Conservation. Cambridge University Press, UK. 



Other peer-reviewed works


Luskin MS, Ke A, Linkie M, Meijaard E (2018). Sus barbatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: e.T41772A10559190.


Hudson LN, et al (including Luskin MS) 2017. The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems). Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7: 145-188.


Lavelle D, Sardiñas HS, Blitzer E.J, Weinbaum KZ, Luskin MS & Brashares JS (2011). Book review of Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Conservation and Food Sovereignty by Perfecto, Vandermeer & Wright. The Quarterly Review of Biology, 86 (3), 220-221.





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