My most up-to-date publication list is on my Google Scholar page here.

ResearchGate page here.

Publications- Academic Articles


+ Newman, E.A., M.C. Kennedy, D.A. Falk, D. McKenzie. Scaling and complexity in landscape ecology. (Invited as part of special issue: “Unifying Ecology Across Scales: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities”) (in review at Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution).

+  Bertram, J., E.A. Newman, R. Dewar. Maximum entropy models elucidate the contribution of metabolic traits to patterns of community assembly. In review at Ecological Modelling. (Preprint at bioRxiv).

+ de Aguiar, M.A.M., E.A. Newman, M. Pires, J. Yeakel, L. Burke, D.H. Hembry, D. Gravel, J.L. O’Donnell, T. Poisot, P.R. Guimãraes, Jr., M.J. Fortin. Revealing biases in the sampling of large-scale ecological networks. (Preprint). In review at PeerJ.

+  Newman, E.A., M.Q. Wilber, K.E. Kopper, M.A. Moritz, D.A. Falk, D. McKenzie, J. Harte. Disturbance macroecology: integrating disturbance ecology and macroecology in different-age post-fire stands of a closed-cone pine forest. (Preprint at bioRxiv). In review at Ecosphere.

Newman, E.A. Disturbance ecology in the Anthropocene. (Invited as part of special issue: “Non-equilibrial ecosystems”). In press at Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.

Delmas, E., M. Besson, M.H. Brice, L. Burkle, G.V. Dalla Riva, M.J. Fortin, D. Gravel, P. Guimãraes, D.H. Hembry, E.A. Newman and J.M. Olesen (2019) Analysing ecological networks of species interactions. Biological Reviews.


Newman, E.A., C.A Winkler, and D.H. Hembry. (2018) Effects of anthropogenic wildfire activity in low elevation Pacific island vegetation communities in French Polynesia. PeerJ 6 (2018): e5114.

Hembry, D.H., R. Raimundo, E.A. Newman, L. Atkinson, C. Guo, P.R. Guimãraes Jr., R.G. Gillespie (2018) Does biological intimacy shape ecological network structure? A test using a brood pollination mutualism on continental and oceanic islands. Journal of Animal Ecology. Link.

Newman, E.A., J.B. Potts, M.W. Tingley, C.E. Vaughn, S.L. Stephens (2018) Chaparral bird community responses to prescribed fire and mastication in three management seasons. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52(3)Link.


Harte, J., E.A. Newman, and A.J. Rominger (2017) Metabolic partitioning across individuals in ecological communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26(9): 993-997. Link.


Kitzes, J., Berlow, E., Conlisk, E., Erb, K., Iha, K., Martinez, N., Newman, E.A., Plutzar, C., Smith, A.B. and Harte, J. (2016) Consumption‐Based Conservation Targeting: Linking Biodiversity Loss to Upstream Demand through a Global Wildlife Footprint. Conservation Letters. Link


Newman, E.A., L.Eisen, R. Eisen, N. Fedorova, J.M. Hasty, C. Vaughn, R.S. Lane. (2015) Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato spirochetes in wild birds in northwestern California: Associations with ecological factors, bird behavior and tick infestation. PLOS ONE 10(2): e0118146. Link

Dryad Digital Repository data (doi:10.5061/dryad.p3b61).


Newman, E.A., M.E. Harte, N. Lowell, M. Wilber, J. Harte. Empirical tests of within- and across-species energetics in a diverse plant community. 2014. Ecology. Link

Harte, J. and E.A. Newman. Maximum Information Entropy: A Foundation for Ecological Theory. 2014. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Link


Harte, J., J. Kitzes, E.A. Newman, and A.J. Rominger. Taxon Categories and the Universal Species-Area Relationship: A Comment on Šizling et al., “Between Geometry and Biology: The Problem of Universality of the Species-Area Relationship.” 2013. The American Naturalist, Vol. 181, No. 2, pp. 282-287. Link


de Aguiar, M.A.M., E.A. Newman, M. Pires, & C. Boettiger. (2018). EcoNetGen: Simulate and Sample from Ecological Interaction Networks. Zenodo.

Publications- Reports

Saah, D, T. Moody, E. Waller, E. Newman, M.A. Moritz. 2010. Developing and Testing a Framework for Estimating Potential Emission Reduction Credits: a pilot study in Shasta County, California, USA. Submitted to Winrock and WESTCARB.  In: Emissions and Potential Emission Reductions from Hazardous Fuel Treatments in the WESTCARB Region, A. Schwarzenegger. Prepared for the California Energy Commission. PDF

Newman, E.A. Cape Hatteras National Seashore American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) 2008-2009 Report. National Park Service, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Buxton, NC 27920.

Habitat Working Group, NY City Department of Parks and Recreation (37 contributors, including E.A. Newman, ed.) 2001.  New York/ New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program Habitat Workgroup 2001 Status Report: A Regional Model for Estuary and Multiple Watershed Management, Line and Tone, Inc. April 2001. PDF

Publications- Outreach

All as sole author unless otherwise indicated

“Fire in Paradise.” Wildfire Magazine, Fall 2014. Link

“Global Boiling: Australia’s Black Saturday of Extreme Fire,” March 1, 2009.

Guest blogger for the environment at the Wonk Room,

“Birds From Above.” May 2009. Wildlife in North Carolina. PDF

“Fire, Fire Everywhere.” Newman, E.A. Published as:

“Our Forests Are Adapted to Burn.” July 14, 2008. The Fayetteville Observer (Fayetteville, NC)

“Fire Rejuvenates North Carolina Forests,” July 18, 2008. The Herald-Sun (Durham, NC)

“Our Forests Need Fire,” September 10, 2008. Carolina Coastal Times.

(various other North Carolina newspapers) Link

The North Carolina Birding Trail, Piedmont Region (Official Trail Guide). Contributor. Theo Davis Printing, 2008.