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Evan Rehm

Assistant ProfessorEvan Rehm

Sundquist Science Complex, Room A127
P.O. Box 4718
Clarksville, TN 37044
(931) 221-7778
email: rehme@apsu.edu
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Ph.D. Florida International University (Biology), 2015

M.S. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (Wildlife Management), 2006

B.S. Penn State University (Wildlife and Fisheries Science), 2003


Principles of Biology 1, Principles of Biology 2, Ecology

Research Interests

Community ecology, global change biology, conservation biology, forest dynamics

Selected Publications

Rehm, E.M., Thomas, M., Yelenik, S., Bouck, D., and D’Antonio, C. 2019. Bryophyte abundance, composition and importance to woody plant recruitment in natural and restoration forest. Forest Ecology and Management. 444:405-413

 Rehm, E.M., Fricke, E., B. Bender, J., Savidge, J. and Rogers, H. 2019. Animal movement drives variation in seed dispersal distance in a plant-animal network. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. 286

 Fricke, E., Bender, J., Rehm, E.M. and Rogers, H. 2019. Functional outcomes of mutualistic network interactions: a community-scale study of frugivore gut passage on germination. Journal of Ecology 107:757-767

 Rehm, E.M., Balsat M., Lemoine, N. and Savidge, J. 2018. Spatial dynamics of habitat use informs reintroduction efforts in the presence of an invasive predator. Journal of Applied Ecology 55:1790-1798

Rehm, E.M. and Feeley, K.J. 2016a. Seedling transplants reveal species-specific responses of high elevation tropical treeline trees to climate change. Oecologia 181:1233-1242

 Rehm, E.M. and K.J. Feeley. 2015a. Freezing temperatures as a limit to forest recruitment above tropical Andean treelines. Ecology 96:1856-1865

 Rehm, E.M. and K.J. Feeley. 2015b. The inability of tropical cloud forest species to invade grasslands above treeline during climate change: potential explanations and consequences. Ecography 38:1167-1175.

 Rehm, E.M. 2014. Rates of upslope shifts for tropical species depend on life history and dispersal mode. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 111:1676.

 Feeley, K.J, Rehm, E.M., and J. Stroud. 2014. There are many barriers to species’ migrations. Frontiers of Biogeography. 6:63-66

 Rehm, E.M. and K.J. Feeley. 2013. Forest patches and the upward migration of timberline in the tropical Andes. Forest Ecology and Management 305: 204-211.

 Feeley, K.J. and E.M. Rehm. 2012 Amazon’s vulnerability to climate change heightened by  deforestation and man-made dispersal barriers. Global Change Biology 18: 1335-1341.

 Feeley, K.J., Rehm, E.M., and B. Machovina. 2012. The responses of tropical forest species to  global climate change: acclimate, adapt, migrate, or go extinct? Frontiers of Biogeography 4(2): 69-84.