REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Hamel JA & RB Cocroft. In review. Negative feedback reduces the risk of attracting predators for collectively-signaling treehoppers.
Hamel JA, S Nease, & CW Miller. 2015. Male mate choice and female receptivity lead to reproductive interference. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (journal website)
Miller CW, JA Hamel, KD Holmes, WL Helmey-Hartman, and D Lopatto. 2013. Expanding your research team: learning gains when a laboratory partners with a classroom. BioScience 63(9):754-762. (PDF).
Hamel JA & RB Cocroft. 2012. Negative feedback from maternal signals reduces false alarms by collectively signalling offspring. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279:3820-3826. (PDF).
Hamel, JA. 2009. Anaxyrus americanus. (American toad). Egg cannibalism. Herpetological Review 40 (1):67-68. (PDF).
Petranka JW, EM Harp, CT Holbrook, & JA Hamel. 2007. Long-term persistence of amphibian populations in a restored wetland complex. Biological Conservation 138: 371–380. (journal website).
Reynolds BC, J Hamel, Isbanioly J, Klausman L & KK Moorhead. 2007. From forest to fen: Microarthropod abundance and litter decomposition in a Southern Appalachian floodplain/fen complex (USA). Pedobiologica 51: 273–280. (journal website).
Cocroft, Hamel, Su, & Gibson. 2014. Vibrational playback experiments: challenges and solutions. In: Studying Vibrational Communication. Eds. RB Cocroft, M Gogala, A Wessel, Springer. (publisher website)
Cocroft & Hamel. 2010. Vibrational communication in the “other” social insects: a diversity of ecology, signals, and signal functions. In: The Use of Vibrations in Communication: Properties, Mechanisms and Function across Taxa. Ed. CE O’Connell-Rodwell, Research Signpost. (publisher website)
Tim Forrest & Jen Hamel. 2016. Bug Camp: Where Every Day Is an Adventure. MoonDance Press. (publisher website)
August 2016: ELON Magazine Faculty Spotlight, by Katie DeGraffe, focused on Jen's research and mentoring insterests and described the Bug Camp book! Assistant Professor Jen Hamel advises us to take a close look at bugs
May 2015: Discover Magazine's Inkfish Blog, by Elizabeth Preston, featured our recent study on across-species mating! Why some bugs are attracted to the wrong species