(*student author)

In pipeline:

*Butters, J., Spiesman, B. J., and T.N. Kim. in revision. Fire rotation and bison presence have indirect below- and above-ground effects on specific pollinator communities.

Harman, R., and T. N. Kim. in review. Differentiating spillover: an examination of cross-habitat movement in ecology.

*Quellhorst, H, Kim, T. N, Zhu, K. Y, and W. R. Morrison III. in review.  Short-term spatial dispersion patterns between the larger grain borer and the maize weevil in grain columns with implications for management of stored maize.

Robinson, M.L., P.G. Hahn, B.D. Inouye, N. Underwood, S.R. Whitehead, K.C. Abbott, E.M.
Bruna, N.I. Cacho, L.A. Dyer, [+179 authors including T.N. Kim]. in review. Plant size, latitude, and phylogeny explain variability in global herbivory.


*Ponce, M. A., *Sierra, P., *Maille, J., Kim, T. N., Scully, E. D., and W. R. Morrison III. 2023. Attraction, mobility, and preference by Lasioderma serricorne (Coleoptera: Ptinidae) to microbially-mediated volatile emissions by two species of fungi in stored grain. Accepted Scientific Reports.


*Ponce, M. A., Lizarraga, S., Bruce, A., Kim, T. N., and W. R Morrison III. 2022. Grain Inoculated with Different Growth Stages of the Fungus, Aspergillus flavus, Affect the Close-Range Foraging Behavior by a Primary Stored Product Pest, Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 51- 927–939.  Issue Cover image by Marco Ponce.

*Stowe, H., Michaud, J.P., and T. N. Kim.  2022. Resource amount and discontinuity influence flight and reproduction in Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Ecosphere. 13:e4250.

Kim, T. N., Bukhman, Y. V., Jusino, M. A., Scully, E. D., Spiesman, B. J., and Gratton, C. 2022. Using High-Throughput Amplicon Sequencing to Determine Diet of Generalist Lady Beetles in Agricultural Landscapes. Biological Control 170: 104920

*Butters, J., Murrell, E., Spiesman, B. J., and T.N. Kim. 2022. Native flowering border crops attract high pollinator abundance and diversity, providing growers the opportunity to enhance pollination services.  Environmental Entomology: nvac013.


*Stowe, H., Michaud, J.P., and T. N. Kim.  2021. Floral Resources Enhance Fecundity, but not Flight Activity, in a Specialized Aphid Predator, Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 10:1-10. e748870.

*Van Winkle, T. M. Ponce, H. Quellhorst, A. Bruce, C. E. Albin, T. N. Kim, K. Y. Zhu, W. R. Morrison III.  2021. Microbial volatile organic compounds mediate attraction by a primary but not secondary stored product insect pest in wheat.  Journal of Chemical Ecology. 48(1):27-40.

*Ponce, M. A., T. N. Kim, and W. R. Morrison III. 2021. A Systematic Review of the Behavioral Responses by Stored-Product Arthropods to Individual or Blends of Microbially Produced Volatile Cues. Insects 12:391.


Cates, A. M., Wills, B. D., Kim, T. N., Gratton, C. Landis, D. A., and R. D. Jackson. 2020. No evidence of top-down control by ants found on decomposition rates in temperate grasslands. Ecosphere. 12(7) ecs2.3638.

*Stowe, H., Michaud, J.P., and T. N. Kim. 2020. The Benefits of Omnivory for Reproduction and Life History of a Specialized Aphid Predator, Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Environmental Entomology.

Tamburini, G., Santoiemma, G., O’Rourke, M. Bommarco, R., Chaplin-Kramer, R., Dainese, M., Karp, D. S., Kim, T. N., Martin, E. A., and L. Marini. 2020. Species traits elucidate crop pest response to landscape composition. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.


Wills, B.D., Kim, T.N., Fox, A. F., Gratton, C. and D. A. Landis. 2019. Reducing native ant abundance decreases predation rates in Midwestern grasslands.  Environmental Entomology. 48(6):1360-1368 (2019).

Kim, T. N., *Bartel, S., and C. Gratton. 2019. Annual harvesting influences isotopic signals of plants and ants; implications for trophic structure in grasslands. Ecology and Evolution. 9 (17): 9815-9826. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.5523

Dainese, M., Martin, E., [+ 102 authors including T. N. Kim], and I. Steffan-Dewenter. 2019.  A global synthesis reveals biodiversity-mediated benefits for crop production. Science Advances. 5 (10) eaax0121 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax0121

Kim, T. N., *Bartel, S., Wills, B. D., Landis, D. A., and C. Gratton. 2018. Harvesting differentially affects alpha and beta diversity of ant communities in tallgrass prairies. Ecosphere 9 (10) e02399.


Karp, D. S, Chaplin-Kramer, R, Meehan, T.D. Martin, E. A., DeClerck, F., Grab, H. Gratton, C., Hunt, L., Larsen, A., Martinez-Salinas, A. O’Rourke, M., Rusch, A., Poveda, K., Jonsson, M., Rosenheim, J. A., Schellhorn, N., Tscharntke, T., Wratten, S. D., Zhang, W., Iverson, A. L., [+137 authors including Kim, T.N.]. 2018. Crop pests and predators exhibit inconsistent responses to surrounding landscape composition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


Kim, T. N. 2017Neighborhood composition influences damage to plants and four mechanisms of associational resistance and susceptibility. PlosOne 12(5): e0176499.

Kim, T. N. Fox, A. F., Wills, B. D., Meehan, T. M, Landis, D. A., and C. Gratton. 2017. Harvesting of potential biofuel grasslands has weak effects on natural enemy diversity and biocontrol services. Journal of Applied Ecology. 54: 2011-2021. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12901


Fox, A. F., T. N. Kim, C. A. Bahlai, J. M. Woltz, C. Gratton, and D. A. Landis. 2016. Cover crops have neutral effects on predator communities and biological control services in annual cellulosic bioenergy cropping systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 232: 101–109.

*Wenninger, A., T. N. Kim, B. J. Spiesman, and C. Gratton. 2016. Testing resource-concentration and dilution effects on pollinators and seed-predators. Insects 7(2), 23; doi:10.3390/insects7020023


Kim, T. N., B. J. Spiesman, A. L. Buchanan, A. Hakes, S. L. Halpern, B. D. Inouye, A. L. Kilanowski,  N. Kortessis, D. W. McNutt, A. C. Merwin, and N. Underwood.  2015. Selective removal of insect herbivores influences an old-field plant community. Plant Ecology 216: 1029-1045.

Gratton, C, M. Casler, R. Groves, and T. N. Kim. 2015. Insecticide applications have minor effects on switchgrass biomass yield. Agronomy Journal doi:10.2134/agronj15.0066.

Kim, T. N. and N. Underwood 2015. Plant neighborhood effects on herbivory: Damage is both density and frequency dependent. Ecology. 96:1431–1437.

Liere, H, T. N. Kim, B. P. Werling,T. D. Meehan, D. A. Landis, C. Gratton 2015. Trophic cascades in agricultural landscapes: indirect effects of landscape composition on crop yield. Ecological Applications. 25:652–661.


Skevas, T., S.M. Swinton, T.D. Meehan, T. N. Kim, C. Gratton  and A. Egbendewe-Mondzozo 2014. Integrating agricultural pest biocontrol into forecasts of energy biomass production. Ecological Economics. 106:195–203

Kim, T. N. 2014. Plant damage and herbivore performance change with latitude for two old-field plant species, but rarely as predicted. Oikos 123: 886-896.

Kim, T, N., Underwood, N., and B. D. Inouye 2013.  Insect herbivores change the outcome of plant competition through effects on inter- and intraspecific processes. Ecology 94: 1753-1763.

Kim, T. N., and R. D. Holt.  2012. The direct and indirect effects of fire on the assembly of insect herbivore communities: examples from the Florida scrub habitat. Oecologia.  168:997-1012.

Publications (non-peer reviewed)

Wagner, C., Bohon,W., McCullagh, E., Kim, T., Zelikova, J., Goldman, G., Metcalf, J., and Gallery R.  2019. Infertility and the Leaky Pipeline: Difficulty in conceiving a baby should not be allowed to wreck a woman’s scientific career. Op-Ed in Scientific American.

Dixon, K., Brown, G., Underwood, N., Winn, A., Moscarella, R., Garcia, B., Kim, T., McNutt, D., Strimaitis, A., Pearson, V., and A. Landry. 2015. BSC 2011L Investigations in Biology; Biological Science II Laboratory Manual. Department of Biological Science, Florida State University. Hayden-McNeil Publishing, Plymouth MI.

Diffendorfer, J. E., T. N. Kim, and B. J. Spiesman 2003.  Small Mammal Monitoring and Inventory at Chino Hills State Park.  California State Parks.  Lake Perris, California.