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Carol J. Baskauf

Carol Baskauf

Temporary Employee

Faculty Presidential Research


Ph.D. Vanderbilt University (Biology), 1993

B.A. Bluffton College (Biology), 1982

Plant Ecology, Plant Physiology, Biostatistics, Tropical Ecology, Biodiversity, and Conservation in Costa Rica, General Biology

Population genetics, plant physiological ecology, and conservation biology

  • Boyd, Jennifer, Jill Anderson, Jessica Brzyski, Carol Baskauf, Jennifer Cruse-Sanders. 2022.  Eco-evolutionary causes and consequences of rarity in plants: a meta-analysis. New Phytologist 235: 1272-1286. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.18172

  • Boyd, Jennifer, Jared Odell, Jennifer Cruse-Sanders, Will Rogers, Jill Anderson, Carol Baskauf, and Jessica Brzyski. 2022. Phenotypic plasticity and genetic diversity elucidate rarity and vulnerability of an endangered riparian plant. Ecosphere 13:e3996 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3996

  • Morris, Ashley B., Carol J. Baskauf, James T. Diggs, Ashley N. Egan, David Lincicome, Jennifer R. Mandel, and Clayton J. Visger. 2021. Conserving the Flora of Limestone Cedar Glade Communities of the Southeastern United States. In: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, Elsevier, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-821139-7.00178-1  [book chapter]

  • Downey, Kala M. and Carol J. Baskauf. 2020.  Population genetics of a rare wetland species, the Tennessee yellow-eyed grass (Xyris tennesseensis, Xyridaceae).  Conservation Genetics 21(4):735-746. doi 10.1007/s10592-020-01285-3, Online access at 'Online First': http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10592-020-01285-3

  • Baskauf, C. J., N.C. Jinks, J.R. Mandel, and D.E. McCauley. 2014. Population genetics of Brauns Rockcress (Boechera perstellata, Brassicaceae), an endangered plant with a disjunct distribution. Journal of Heredity 105:265-275.

  • Baskauf, C. J. and J. M. Burke. 2009. Population genetics of Astragalus bibullatus (Fabaceae) using AFLPs. Journal of Heredity 100:424-431.

  • Baskauf, C. J. 2001. Examining rarity through comparisons with widespread congeners: a genetic and ecophysiological example from limestone glade endemics. Castanea 66:126-133.

  • Baskauf, C. J. and S. Snapp. 1998. Population genetics of the cedar glade endemic Astragalus bibullatus (Fabaceae) using isozymes. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: 90-96.

  • Baskauf, C. J., D. E. McCauley, and W. G. Eickmeier. 1994. Genetic analysis of a rare and a widespread species of Echinacea (Asteraceae). Evolution 48: 180-188.

  • Baskauf, C. J. and W. G. Eickmeier. 1994. Comparative ecophysiology of a rare and a widespread species of Echinacea (Asteraceae). American Journal of Botany 81: 958-964.