Tanentzap, A. J., A. J. Brandt, B. Potter**, J. Igea, L. Turley*, P. N. Johnson, and W. G. Lee. In prep. Diversification of a continental flora is associated with innovation and opportunity.

Burrows*, L. M., R. Ohlemüller, A. J. Brandt, and B. J. Anderson. In review. Local microclimate modulates the relationship between stomatal density and elevation. Ecological Research.


Brandt, A. J., W. G. Lee, A. J. Tanentzap, E. Hayman, T. Fukami, and B. J. Anderson. 2017. Evolutionary priority effects persist through major environmental disturbance but not plant invasion. New Phytologist 215(2): 865–876. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14544.

Burns, J. H., A. J. Brandt, J. E. Murphy**, A. M. Kaczowka*, and D. J. Burke. 2017. Spatial heterogeneity of plant-soil feedbacks increases per capita reproductive biomass of species at an establishment disadvantage. Oecologia 183(4): 1077-1086. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-017-3828-1.


Brandt, A. J., A. J. Tanentzap, D. R. Leopold**, P. B. Heenan, T. Fukami, and W. G. Lee. 2016. Precipitation alters the strength of evolutionary priority effects in forest community assembly of pteridophytes and angiosperms. Journal of Ecology 104(6): 1673–1681. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12640. Editor’s Choice

Robinson**, J. H., K. M. Donald, A. J. Brandt, and D. E. Lee. 2016 Magasella sanguinea (Leach, 1814) and Magasella haurakiensis Allan, 1949: resolving the taxonomic placement of these endemic New Zealand brachiopods using morphological and molecular traits. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 46(2): 139-163. DOI: 10.1080/03036758.2016.1182930.


Tanentzap, A. J., A. J. Brandt, R. D. Smissen, P. B. Heenan, T. Fukami, and W. G. Lee. 2015. When do plant radiations influence community assembly? The importance of historical contingency in the race for niche space. Plant Radiations Special Feature in New Phytologist 207(2):468–479. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13362 Abstract and Supporting Information

del Pino*, G. A., A. J. Brandt, and J. H. Burns. 2015. Light heterogeneity interacts with plant-induced soil heterogeneity to affect plant trait expression. Plant Ecology 216(3):439–450. DOI: 10.1007/s11258-015-0448-x  Abstract

Brandt, A. J., S. C. Leahy*, N. M. Zimmerman*, and J. H. Burns. 2015. Plant trait expression responds to establishment timing and depends on soil environment. Oecologia 178(2):525–536. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-014-3216-z  Abstract and Supporting Information


Burns, J. H., and A. J. Brandt. 2014. Heterogeneity in plant-soil feedbacks and resident population dynamics affect mutual invasibility. Journal of Ecology 102(4):1048–1057. Abstract and Supporting Information

Brandt, A. J., G. A. del Pino*, and J. H. Burns. 2014. Experimental protocol for manipulating plant-induced soil heterogeneity. Journal of Visualized Experiments 85:e51580.


Brandt, A. J., H. de Kroon, H. L. Reynolds, and J. H. Burns. 2013. Soil heterogeneity generated by plant-soil feedbacks has implications for species recruitment and coexistence. Journal of Ecology 101(2): 277–286. Special Feature: Plant-Soil Feedbacks in a Changing World. Abstract and Supporting Information Faculty of 1000 Prime recommended article


Brandt, A. J., and E. W. Seabloom. 2012. Seed- and establishment-limitation contribute to long-term native forb declines in California grasslands. Ecology 93(6):1451-1462.  Abstract  Appendices Data used in meta-analysis by Loydi et al (2012; doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12033) 


Brandt, A. J., and E. W. Seabloom. 2011. Regional and decadal patterns of native and exotic plant coexistence in California grasslands. Ecological Applications 21(3):704-714. Abstract Appendices


Brandt, A. J., E. W. Seabloom, and P. R. Hosseini. 2009. Phylogeny and provenance affect plant-soil feedbacks in invaded California grasslands. Ecology 90(4):1063-1072. Abstract Appendices


Brandt, A. J., and T. S. McCay. 2005. Temperature and photoperiod effects on activity of the northern short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda). BIOS 76(1):9-14.

Kaye, T. N., and A. Brandt. 2005. Seeding and transplanting rare Willamette Valley prairie plants for population restoration. Final Report from Institute for Applied Ecology to Bureau of Land Management.

*undergraduate researcher

**post-graduate student