CV + Publications


Amanda Gorton – CV


12. *Gorton, A.J., *Benning, J.W., Tiffin, P. T., and Moeller, D. A. 2022. The spatial scale of adaptation in a native annual plant and its implications for responses to climate change. Evolution (accepted). *These authors contributed equally

11. Gorton, A. J., and Shaw, A. K. 2022. Using theoretical models to explore dispersal variation and fragmentation in urban environments. Population Ecology (in press)

10. Global Urban Evolution Project*, 2022. Global urban environmental change drives adaptation in white clover. Science 375: 1275 – 1281. doi: 10.1126/science.abk0989. *One of the authors

9. Kostanecki, A., Gorton, A.J., and Moeller, D. A. 2021. An urban-rural spotlight: evolution at small spatial scales among urban and rural populations of common ragweed. Journal of Urban Ecology 7: 1-8. doi: 10.1093/jue/juab004

8. *Hämälä, T., *Gorton, A.J., Moeller, D. A., and Tiffin, P. 2020. Pleiotropy facilitates local adaptation to distant optima in common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia). PLoS Genetics 16: e1008707

7. Gorton, A.J., Burghardt, L.T., and Tiffin, P. 2020. Life history evolution of plants in urban environments. In Urban Evolutionary Biology. Eds. Szulkin, M., Munshi-South, J., and Charmantier, A. Oxford University Press.

6. *Briscoe Runquist, R.D., *Gorton, A.J., *Yoder, J.B., Deacon, N.J., Grossman, J.J., Kothari, S., Lyons, M.P., Sheth, S.N., Tiffin, P., and Moeller, D.A. 2020. Context dependence of local adaptation to abiotic and biotic environments: a quantitative and qualitative synthesis. The American Naturalist 195 doi: 10.1086/707322 *These authors contributed equally

5. Gorton, A.J., Tiffin, P., and Moeller, D. A. 2019. Does adaptation to historical climate shape plant responses to future rainfall patterns? A rainfall manipulation experiment with common ragweed. Oecologia 190: 941 – 953. doi: 10.1007/s00442-019-04463-4

4. Rivkin, R.L., Santangelo, J.S., Alberti, M., Aronson, M.F.J., de Keyzer, C.W., Diamond, S.R., Fortin, M-J., Frazee, L.J., Gorton, A.J., Hendry, A.P., Liu, Y., Losos, J.B., MacIvor, J.S., Martin, R.A., McDonnell, M., Miles, L.S., Munshi-South, L., Ness, R., Newman, A.E.M, Stothhart, M., Theodorou, P., Thompson, K.A., Verrelli, B., Whitehead, A., Winchell, K.M., and Johnson, M.T., 2018. A road map for urban evolutionary ecology. Evolutionary Applications 12: 384 – 398.

3. Gorton, A.J., Moeller, D.A., and Tiffin, P. 2018. Little plant, big city: a test of adaptation to urban environments in common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285: 20180968. Invited paper for special issue on ‘The evolution of city life’

2. Campitelli, B.E., Gorton, A.J., Ostevik, K.L., and J.R. Stinchcombe. 2013. The effect of leaf shape on the thermoregulation and frost tolerance of an annual vine, Ipomoea hederacea (Convolvulaceae). American Journal of Botany 100: 2175-2182

1.Gorton, A.J., Heath, K.D., Pilet-Nayel, M.L., Baranger, A., and J.R. Stinchcombe. 2012. Mapping the genetic basis of symbiotic variation in legume-rhizobium interactions in Medicago truncatula. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics 2: 1291-1303.