About Dr. Wise's Research
I hold a joint appointment as Professor of Biological Sciences and Associate Director of the Institute for Environmental Science and Policy (IESP)
. I also am Co-Chair of the Chicago Wilderness
Please visit my lab web site
for a detailed description of my background and research interests, and the current projects of my research team.
Iannone, B. V., III, L. G. Umek, D. H. Wise, and L. Heneghan. 2012. A simple, safe, and effective sampling technique for investigating earthworm communities in woodland soils: implications for citizen science. Natural Areas Journal 32: 283-292.
Heneghan, L., C. Mulvaney, K. Ross, C. Watkins, L. M. Westphal, D. Wise and L. Umek. 2012. Lessons learned from Chicago Wilderness: Implementing and sustaining conservation management in an urban setting. Diversity 4: 74-93.
Castro, A. and D. H. Wise. 2010. Influence of fallen coarse woody debris on the diversity and community structure of forest-floor spiders (Arachnida: Araneae). Forest Ecology and Management 260: 2088-2101.
Castro, A. and D. H. Wise. 2009. Influence of fine woody debris on spider diversity and community structure in forest leaf litter. Biodiversity and Conservation 18: 3705-3731.
Rabaneda-Bueno, R., M. A. Rodríguez-Gironés, S. Aguado de la Paz, C. Fernández-Montraveta, D. H. Wise and J. Moya-Laraño. 2008. Sexual cannibalism: High incidence in a natural population with benefits to females. PLoS ONE 3(10): e3484 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003484.
Moya-Laraño, J. and D. H. Wise. 2007. Direct and indirect effects of ants on a forest-floor food web. Ecology 88: 1454-1465.
Birkhofer, K., S. Scheu and D. H. Wise. 2008. Subsidy from the detrital food web , but not microhabitat complexity, affects the role of generalist predators in an aboveground herbivore food web. Oikos 117: 494-500
Lensing, J. R. and D. H. Wise. 2007. Impact of changes in rainfall amounts predicted by climate-change models on decomposition in a deciduous forest. Applied Soil Ecology 35: 523-534.
Lensing, J. R. and D. H. Wise. 2006. Predicted climate change alters a trophic cascade that affects an ecosystem process. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 103: 15502-15505.
Wise, D. H., D. M. Moldenhauer and J. Halaj. 2006. Using stable isotopes to reveal shifts in prey consumption by generalist predators. Ecological Applications 16: 865-876.
Shultz, B. J., J. R. Lensing, and D. H. Wise. 2006. Effects of altered precipitation and wolf spiders on the density and activity of forest-floor Collembola. Pedobiologia 50: 43-50.
Wise, D. H. 2006. Cannibalism, food limitation, intraspecific competition and the regulation of spider populations. Annual Review of Entomology 51: 441-465.