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Email:  mcwilso2@gmail.com

Research Interests

  • Habitat Fragmentation, Biodiversity Ecosystem Functioning Relationships, Sustainability Indicators, Conservation Biology


  • 2012 Present, PhD student, Biology, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
  • 2012, MS in Biology. Arizona State University
  • 2010, BS in Biology, Arizona State University



  • Wilson, MC, and Wu, JG. (2016) The problems of weak sustainability and associated indicators. International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology DOI: 10.108/13504509.2015.1136360
  • Wilson, MC, Chen, XY, Corlett, RT, Didham, RK, Ding, P, Holt, RD, Holyoak, M, Hu, G, Hughes, AC, Jiang, L, Laurance, WF, Liu, JJ, Pimm, SL, Robinson, SK, Russo, SE, Si, XF, Wilcove, DS, Wu, JG, and Yu, MJ. (2016). Habitat fragmentation and biodiversity conservation: key findings and future challenges. Landscape Ecology 31:219-227
  • Wilson, MC, and Smith, AT. (2015) BREVIA: the pika and the watershed. Cirmount. 9:40-44
  • Yang, YH, Li, P, He, HL, Zhao, X, Datta, A, Ma, WH, Zhang, Y, Liu, XJ, Han, WX, Wilson, MC, and  Fang, JY. (2015). Long-term changes in soil pH across major forest ecosystems in China. Geophysical Research Letters 42:993-940
  • Wilson, MC, and Smith, AT. (2015) The pika and the watershed: the impact of small mammal poisoning on the ecohydrology of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Ambio. 44:16-22