Brooks Hall 181
Ph.D., Wildlife Ecology, Purdue University, 2000
M.S., Natural Resources-Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1996
B.S., Biology-Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1992
- Landscape/Spatial Ecology
- Predator-Prey Ecology
- Management of Wildlife-Human Conflicts
- Gehring, T. M., K. C. VerCauteren, M. L. Provost, and A. C. Cellar. 2010. Utility of livestock-protection dogs for deterring wildlife from cattle farms. Wildlife Research (Invited special issue). 37: In Press.
- Gehring, T. M., K. C. VerCauteren, and A. C. Cellar. 2010. Good fences make good neighbors: importance of fencing for establishing effective livestock protection dogs. Human-Wildlife Interactions 4: In Press.
- Gehring, T. M., K. C. VerCauteren, and J-M. Landry. 2010. Livestock protection dogs in the 21st century: is an ancient tool relevant to modern conservation challenges? BioScience 60: 299-308.
- Davidson-Nelson, S. J., and T. M. Gehring. 2010. Testing fladry as a non-lethal management tool for wolves and coyotes in Michigan. Human-Wildlife Interactions 4: 87-94.
- Hawley, J. E., T. M. Gehring, R. N. Schultz, S. T. Rossler, and A. P. Wydeven. 2009. Assessment of shock collars as non-lethal management for wolves in Wisconsin. Journal of Wildlife Management 7: 518-525.
- Gregory, A. J., M. A. Lung, T. M. Gehring, and B. J. Swanson. 2009. The importance of sex and spatial scale when evaluating sexual segregation by elk in Yellowstone. Journal of Mammalogy 90: 971-979.
- Preuss, T. S., and T. M. Gehring. 2007. Landscape analysis of potential bobcat habitat in the northern Lower Peninsula of Michigan. Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 2699-2706.
- Gehring, T. M., J. E. Hawley, S. J. Davidson, S. T. Rossler, A. C. Cellar, R. N. Schultz, A. P. Wydeven, and K. C. VerCauteren. 2006. Are viable non-lethal management tools available for reducing wolf-human conflict?: preliminary results from field experiments. Pages 2-6 In R.M. Timm and J.M. O'Brien, editors. Proceedings of the 22nd Vertebrate Pest Conference. University of California, Davis, California.
- Gehring, T. M. and B. A. Potter. 2005. Wolf habitat analysis in Michigan: an example of the need for proactive land management for carnivore species. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:1237-1244.
- Atwood, T. C., H. P. Weeks, Jr., and T.M. Gehring. 2004. Spatial ecology of coyotes along a suburban-to-rural gradient. Journal of Wildlife Management 68: 1000-1009.
- Gehring, T. M., and R. K. Swihart. 2004. Home range and movements of long-tailed weasels in a landscape fragmented by agriculture. Journal of Mammalogy 85: 138-145.
- Gehring, T. M., B. E. Kohn, J. L. Gehring, and E. M. Anderson. 2003. Limits to plasticity in gray wolf, Canis lupus, pack structure: conservation implications for recovering populations . Canadian Field-Naturalist 117: 419-423.
- Swihart, R. K., T. C. Atwood, J. R. Goheen, D. M. Scheiman, K. E. Munroe, and T. M. Gehring. 2003. Patch occupancy of North American mammals: is patchiness in the eye of the beholder? Journal of Biogeography 30: 1259-1279.
- Goheen, J. R., R. K. Swihart, T. M. Gehring, and M. S. Miller. 2003. The role of mobility and forest fragmentation in shaping tree squirrel communities. Oikos 102:95-103.
- Swihart, R. K., T. M. Gehring, T. E. Nupp, and M. B. Kolozsvary. 2003. Responses of “resistant” vertebrates to habitat loss and fragmentation: the importance of niche breadth and range boundaries. Diversity and Distributions 9: 1-18.
- Gehring, T. M., and R. K. Swihart. 2003. Body size, niche breadth, and ecologically scaled responses to habitat fragmentation: mammalian predators in an agricultural landscape. Biological Conservation 109: 283-295.
- Shelley, D. P., and T. M. Gehring. 2002. Behavioral modification of gray wolves suffering from sarcoptic mange: importance of sequential monitoring. Canadian Field-Naturalist 116:648-650.
- Swihart, R. K., N. A. Slade, J. Feng, D. Mason, and T. M. Gehring. 2001. Effects of habitat destruction and diet breadth in a predator-prey metapopulation model. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 210: 287-303.