Recent Publications

Orive, M.E., M. Barfield, and R.D. Holt. (2023) Partial clonality expands the opportunity for spatial adaptation. American Naturalist 202(5):681-698,

Peniston, J.H., M. Barfield, R.D. Holt, and M.E. Orive. (2021) Environmental fluctuations dampen the effects of clonal reproduction on evolutionary rescue. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 34:710-722, 

Orive, M.E. and S. Kruegar-Hadfield. (2021) Sex and Asex: a clonal lexicon. Journal of Heredity, esaa058,  

Rushworth, C.A., R.S. Baucom, B.K. Blackman, M. Neiman, M.E. Orive, A. Sethuraman, J. Ware, and D.R. Matute. (2021) Who are we now? A demographic assessment of three evolution societies. Evolution 

Orive, M.E., (2020) The evolution of sex, in The Theory of Evolution (S.M. Scheiner and D.P. Mindell, eds.), pp. 273-295, University of Chicago Press. PDF.

Carlen, E., I. Liao, M. Neiman, M.E. Orive, and C. Rushworth. (2020) Reflecting on diversity, equity, and inclusion: past and future. SSE Diversity Committee in SSE Community Blog, January 16, 2020.

Agusto, F.B., M.C.A. Leite, and M.E. Orive. (2019) The transmission dynamics of a within- and between-hosts malaria model. Ecological Complexity 38:31-55,

Orive, M.E., R.D. Holt, and M. Barfield. (2019) Evolutionary rescue in a linearly changing environment: Limits on predictability. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 81:4821-4839,


Earlier Publications

Chang, E.S., M.E. Orive, and P. Cartwright. (2018) Non-clonal coloniality: Genetically chimeric colonies through fusion of sexually produced polyps in the hydrozoan Ectopleura larynx. Evolution Letters 2(4):442-455,

Orive, M.E., M. Barfield, C. Fernandez, and R.D. Holt. (2017) Effects of clonal reproduction on evolutionary lag and evolutionary rescue. American Naturalist 190:469-490.

Carter, J. M., M.E. Orive, L.M. Gerhart, J. Stern, R.M. Marchin, J. Nagel, and J.K. Ward. (2017) Warmest extreme year in U.S. history alters thermal requirements for tree phenology. Oecologia, 183(4):1197-1210. doi:10.1007/s00442-017-3838-z

Orive, M.E. (2016) Recombination and selection, in The Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (R.M. Kliman, ed.) vol. 3, pp. 417-424, Oxford: Academic Press.

Barfield, M., M.E. Orive, and R.D. Holt. (2015) The role of pathogen shedding in linking within- and between-host pathogen dynamics. Mathematical Biosciences, 270:249-262.

Marriage, T. and M.E. Orive. (2012) Mutation-selection balance and mixed mating with asexual reproduction. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 308:25-35.

Orive, M.E. (2011) Putting the R in evolutionary modeling (book review). Evolution 65(3): 912–914.

Marriage, T.N., S. Hudman, M.E. Mort, M.E. Orive, R.G. Shaw and J.K. Kelly. (2009) Direct estimation of the mutation rate at dinucleotide microsatellite loci in Arabidopsis thaliana (Brassicaceae). Heredity 103:310-317. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2009.67

Orive, M.E., M.N. Stearns, J. K. Kelly, M. Barfield, M.S. Smith and R.D. Holt.  (2005). Viral infection in internally structured hosts. I. Conditions for persistent infection. Journal of Theoretical Biology 232(4):453-466.

Williamson, S., S.M. Perry, C.D. Bustamante, M.E. Orive, M.N. Stearns, and J.K. Kelly.  (2005).  A statistical characterization of consistent patterns of human immuno-deficiency virus evolution within infected patients.  Mol. Biol. Evol. 22:456-468.

Kelly, J. K., S. Williamson, M.E. Orive, M. Smith, and R. D. Holt (2003).  Linking dynamical and population genetic models of persistent viral infection. American Naturalist 162:14-28.

Orive, M.E. and N. H. Barton (2002).  Associations between cytoplasmic and nuclear loci in hybridizing populations.  Genetics 162:1469-1485.

Williamson, S. and M.E. Orive (2002).  The genealogy of a sequence subject to purifying selection at multiple sites.  Molecular Biology and Evolution, 19:1376-1384.

Orive, M.E. (2001).  Somatic mutations in organisms with complex life histories.  Theoretical Population Biology, 59:235-249.

Asmussen, M.A. and M.E. Orive (2000).  The effects of pollen and seed migration on nuclear-dictyoplasmic systems.  I. Nonrandom associations and equilibrium structure with both maternal and paternal cytoplasmic inheritance. Genetics 155:813-831.

Orive, M.E. and M.A. Asmussen (2000). The effects of pollen and seed migration on nuclear-dictyoplasmic systems.  II. A new method for estimating plant gene flow from joint nuclear-cytoplasmic data.  Genetics 155:833-854.

Otto, S.P. and M.E. Orive (1995).  Evolutionary consequences of mutation and selection within an individual.  Genetics 141:1173 - 1187.

Orive, M.E. (1995).  Senescence in organisms with clonal reproduction and complex life histories.  American Naturalist 145:90 - 108.

Orive, M.E. (1993).  Effective population size in organisms with complex life histories.     
Theoretical Population Biology 44:316 - 340.

Orive, M.E. and J. F. Baughman (1989).  Effects of handling on Euphydryas editha. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society  43(3):244 - 247.