Kent Holsinger Professor of Biological Sciences

Interim Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School

University of Connecticut

Location
Storrs Mansfield, Connecticut, United States
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
Population genetics, plant evolutionary biology, conservation biology
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Publications

A Bayesian hierarchical model for analysis of SNP diversity in multilocus, multipopulation samples.

Guo F, Dey D, Holsinger K

Journal of the American Statistical Association (2009)

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Comparing Habitat Models Using Ground-Based and Remote Sensing Data: Saltmarsh Sparrow Presence Versus Nesting

Meiman S, Civco D, Holsinger K, Elphick C

Wetlands (2012)

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The effect of historical legacy on adaptation: do closely related species respond to the environment in the same way?

Prunier R, Holsinger K, Carlson J

Journal of evolutionary biology (2012)

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Determining the native region of the putatively invasive ascidian Didemnum vexillum Kott, 2002

Stefaniak L, Zhang H, Gittenberger A, Smith K, Holsinger K, Lin S et al.

Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology (2012)

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Estimating size-specific brook trout abundance in continuously sampled headwater streams using Bayesian mixed models with zero inflation and overdispersion

Kanno Y, Vokoun J, Holsinger K, Letcher B

Ecology of Freshwater Fish (2012)

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A Beta-mixture model for assessing genetic population structure.

Fu R, Dey D, Holsinger K

Biometrics (2011)

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Genetic diversity of microsatellite loci in hierarchically structured populations.

Song S, Dey D, Holsinger K

Theoretical population biology (2011)

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Extreme environments select for reproductive assurance: evidence from evening primroses (Oenothera).

Evans M, Hearn D, Theiss K, Cranston K, Holsinger K, Donoghue M

The New phytologist (2011)

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Reproductive systems and evolution in vascular plants.

Holsinger K

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2000)

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Bayesian approaches for the analysis of population genetic structure: an example from Platanthera leucophaea (Orchidaceae).

Holsinger K, Wallace L

Molecular Ecology (2004)

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Polytomies and Bayesian phylogenetic inference.

Lewis P, Holder M, Holsinger K

Systematic Biology (2005)

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Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Biological Invasion and Habitat Fragmentation

Hoffmeister T, Vet L, Biere A, Holsinger K, Filser J

Ecosystems (2005)

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Extracting More Out of Relocation Data: Building Movement Models As Mixtures of Random Walks

Morales J, Haydon D, Frair J, Holsinger K, Fryxell J

Ecology (2004)

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Genetic consequences of tropical second-growth forest regeneration.

Sezen U, Chazdon R, Holsinger K

Science (2005)

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Phylogenetic Relationships in Green Plants : A Comment on the Use of 5S Ribosomal RNA Sequences by Bremer et al .

Steele K, Holsinger K, Jansen R, Taylor D

Taxon (1988)

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Dormancy, small seed size and low germination rates contribute to low recruitment in Desmodium cuspidatum (Fabaceae)

Skogen K, Senack L, Holsinger K

The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society (2010)

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Plant responses to climate in the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa: evidence for adaptation in the Proteaceae

Carlson J, Holsinger K, Prunier R

Evolution; international journal of organic evolution (2011)

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Nitrogen deposition, competition and the decline of a regionally threatened legume, Desmodium cuspidatum.

Skogen K, Holsinger K, Cardon Z

Oecologia (2011)

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Perceptions of Strengths and Deficiencies : Disconnects between Graduate Students and Prospective Employers

Sundberg M, Angelis P, Havens K, Holsinger K, Kennedy K, Kramer A et al.

BioScience (2011)

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Genetics in geographically structured populations: defining, estimating, and interpreting F.

Holsinger K, Weir B

Nature Reviews Genetics (2009)

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Fire, vital rates, and population viability: a hierarchical Bayesian analysis of the endangered Florida scrub mint.

Evans M, Holsinger K, Menges E

Ecological Monographs (2010)

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Was it an explosion? Using population genetics to explore the dynamics of a recent radiation within Protea (Proteaceae L.).

Prunier R, Holsinger K

Molecular Ecology (2010)

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Breeding system variation in ten evening primroses (Oenothera sections Anogra and Kleinia, Onagraceae)

Theiss K, Holsinger K, Evans M

American Journal of Botany (2010)

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Natural selection on inflorescence color polymorphisms in wild Protea populations: the role of pollina- tors, seed predators, and intertrait correlations.

Carlson J, Holsinger K

American Journal of Botany (2010)

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Professional experience

Interim Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School

University of Connecticut

January 2012 - Present

Professor of Biological Sciences

University of Connecticut

August 1986 - Present

Education history

Stanford University

Ph.D

August 1978 - June 1982 (3 years 10 months)

College of Idaho

B.S

August 1974 - May 1978 (3 years 9 months)