Recent publications are listed below, and a link to my Google Scholar profile can be found here.

Weinersmith KL and Zen F (in press). Parasitic manipulation of hosts’ phenotype, or how to make a zombie-an introduction to the symposium. Integrative and Comparative Biology.

Ferrari MCO, Ranåker L, Weinersmith KL, Young MJ, Sih A and Conrad JL (2013). Effects of turbidity and an invasive waterweed on predation by introduced largemouth bass. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97 (1): 79-90.

Conrad JL, Weinersmith KL, Brodin T, Saltz JB and Sih, A (2011).  Behavioural syndromes in fish: a review with implications for ecology and fisheries management. Journal of Fish Biology 78: 395-435.

Cote J, Fogarty S, Brodin T, Weinersmith KL and Sih A (2011). Personality-dependent dispersal in the invasive mosquitofish: group composition matters. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 278: 1670-1678.

Cote J, Fogarty S, Weinersmith KL, Brodin T and Sih A (2010). Personality traits and dispersal tendency in the invasive mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis). Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 277: 1571-1579.
*Article featured in Nature’s Research Highlights and in Conservation Magazine.

Wiegmann DD, Weinersmith KL and Seubert SM (2010).  Multi-attribute mate choice decisions and uncertainty in the decision process: a generalized sequential search strategy. Journal of Mathematical Biology 60 (4): 543-572.

Smith KL, Miner JG, Wiegmann DD and Newman SP (2009).  Individual differences in exploratory and antipredator behaviour in juvenile smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieui).  Behaviour (146): 283-294.

In review:

Conrad JL, Bibian AJ, Weinersmith KL, DeCarion D, Young MJ, Crain P, Moyle PB and Sih A (in review at Transactions of the American Fisheries Society). Invasion of Brazilian waterweed (Egeria densa) facilitates expansion of an estuarine population of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)

Weinersmith KL, Warinner C, Tan V, Harris DJ, Mora AM, Kuris A, Lafferty KD and Hechinger RF (in review at Integrative and Comparative Biology). A lack of crowding? Body size does not decrease with density for two behavior-manipulating parasites.

In prep (at least first draft completed):

Weinersmith KL, DeCarion D, Bibian AJ, Young MJ, Sih A and Conrad JL. An invasive waterweed, Egeria densa, influences the condition, growth, and diet of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

Weinersmith KL, Hanninen AF, Sih A and Earley RL. Manipulative trematode parasites are associated with steroid hormone profiles in California killifish (Fundulus parvipinnis).