Gaynor, K.M., K.J. Fiorella, G.H. Gregory, D.J. Kurz, K.L. Seto, L.S. Withey, and J.S. Brashares. 2016. War and wildlife: pathways through which armed conflict affects fauna. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 14, 533-542. [link]
Nowakowski, A.J., J.I. Watling, S.M. Whitfield, B.D. Todd, D.J. Kurz, and M.A. Donnelly. 2016. Tropical amphibians in shifting thermal landscapes under land use and climate change. Conservation Biology doi: 10.1111/cobi.12769 [link]
Kurz, D.J., E.C. Turner, A.A. Aryawan, H.C. Barkley, J.-P. Caliman, O. Konopik, S. Ps., and W.A. Foster. 2016. Replanting reduces frog diversity in oil palm. Biotropica 48, 483-490. [link]
Nowakowski, A.J., M. Veiman-Echeverria, D.J. Kurz, and M.A. Donnelly. 2015. Evaluating connectivity for tropical amphibians using empirically derived resistance surfaces. Ecological Applications 25, 928-942. [link]
Kurz, D.J., A.J. Nowakowski, M.W. Tingley, M.A. Donnelly, and D.S. Wilcove. 2014. Forest-land use complementarity modifies community structure of a tropical herpetofauna. Biological Conservation 170, 246-255. [link]
Kurz, D.J., N.A. McGinty, S.A. Stankavich, A.J. Nowakowski, and G.A. Smith. 2013. Restored wetlands can support mammalian assemblages comparable to those in nonmitigated reference wetlands. American Midland Naturalist 170, 260-273. [link]
Kurz, D.J., K.M. Straley, and B.A. DeGregorio. 2012. Out-foxing the red fox: how best to protect the nests of the Endangered loggerhead marine turtle Caretta caretta from mammalian predation? Oryx 46, 223-228. [link]
DeGregorio, B.A., T.E. Hancock, D.J. Kurz, and S. Yue. 2011. How quickly are road-killed snakes scavenged? Implications for underestimates of road mortality. Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science 127, 184-188. [link]
Honors and Awards
2016. National Geographic Society/Waitt Grant.
2016. Harvey Fellowship, Mustard Seed Foundation.
2015. Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation.
2014. Best Talk, Amphibian Conservation Research Symposium, Zoological Society of London.
2013. Gates Cambridge Scholarship, University of Cambridge.