Refereed Articles

Molnár PK, Dobson AP, Kutz SJ. 2013. Gimme shelter – The relative sensitivity of parasitic nematodes with direct and indirect life cycles to climate change. Global Change Biology (in press). doi: 10.1111/gcb.12303.

Molnár PK, Kutz SJ, Hoar BM, Dobson AP. 2013. Metabolic approaches to understanding climate change impacts on seasonal host-macroparasite dynamics. Ecology Letters 16: 9-21.

Standley CJ, Mugisha L, Dobson AP and Stothard JR. 2012. ‘Zoonotic schistosomiasis in non-human primates: Past, present and future activities at the human-wildlife interface in Africa.’ Journal of Helminthology 86: 2.

Osnas, EE, and AP Dobson. 2012. Evolution of virulence in heterogeneous host communities under multiple trade-offs. Evolution 66(2): 391-401 doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01461.x

Reperant, L.A., N.S. Fučkar, A.D.M.E. Osterhaus, A.P. Dobson, and T. Kuiken. 2010. Spatial and temporal association of outbreaks of H5N1 influenza virus infection in wild birds with the 0 degrees C isotherm. PLoS Pathogens 64: e1000854.


Keesing,F.,  Belden,L.K., Daszak, P., Dobson, A.P. et al. 2010. Impacts of biodiversity on the emergence and transmission of infectious diseases. Nature 468, 647-652 (1 December 2010) doi:10.1038/nature09575 Review


Dobson, A. P., M. Borner, et al. 2010. Road will ruin Serengeti. Nature 467(7313), 272-273.

Hawley, D. M., K. V. Dhondt, et al. 2010. Common garden experiment reveals pathogen isolate but no host genetic diversity effect on the dynamics of an emerging wildlife disease. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23(8), 1680-1688.


Johnson, P. T., Dobson, A.P. et al. 2010. When parasites become prey: ecological and epidemiological significance of eating parasites. Trends Ecol Evol 25(6), 362-371.


Osnas, E. E. & Dobson, A.P. 2010. Evolution of virulence when transmission occurs before disease. Biology Letters 6(4), 505-508.


Wasser, S., K. Nowak, et al. 2010. Response--Consequences of Legal Ivory Trade. Science 328(5986), 1634-d-1635.


Wasser, S., J. Poole, et al. 2010. Elephants, Ivory, and Trade. Science 327(5971), 1331-1332.


Kutz, S., J., Dobson, A. P.  & Hoberg, E. P. 2009. Where are the parasites? Science 326, 1187-1188.


Lloyd-Smith, J. O., George, D., Pepin, K. M., Pitzer, V. E., C., J. R., Pulliam, J. R. C., Dobson, A. P., Hudson, P. J. & Grenfell, B. T. 2009. Epidemic dynamics at the human-animal interface. Science 326, 1362-1367.


Pascual, M., Dobson, A. P. & Bouma, M. J. 2009. Underestimating malaria risk under variable temperatures. PNAS 106, 13645-13646.


&Holt, R. D. 2009. A disease-mediated trophic cascade in the Serengeti and its implications for ecosystem C. PLoS Biology 7.


Dobson, A. P. 2009. Climate variability, global change, immunity, and the dynamics of infectious diseases. Ecology 90, 920-927.


Dobson, A. P. 2009. Food-web structure and ecosystem services: insights from the Serengeti. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 364, 1665-1682.


Dobson, A. P., Allesina, S., Lafferty, K. & Pascual, M. 2009. The assembly, collapse and restoration of food webs. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 364, 1803-1806.


Epstein, J. H., Olival, K. J., Pulliam, J. R. C., Smith, C., Westrum, J., Hughes, T., Dobson, A. P., Zubaid, A., Rahman, S. A., Basir, M. M., Field, H. E. & Daszak, P. 2009. Pteropus vampyrus, a hunted migratory species with a multinational home-range and a need for regional management. J. Applied Ecology 46(5), 991-1002.


Hampson K, Dushoff J, Haydon D, Cleaveland SC, Kaare M, Packer C & Dobson A. 2009. Transmission dynamics and prospects for the elimination of canine rabies. PLOS Biology 7:e53. (PDF)


Bolzoni L, DeLeo GA, Gatto M & Dobson AP. 2008a. Body size scaling in an SEI model of wildife diseases. Theoretical Population Biology 73, 374-382. (PDF)


Bolzoni L, Dobson A, Gatto M & De Leo GA. 2008b. Allometric scaling and seasonality in the epidemics of wildlife diseases. The American Naturalist 172, 818-828. (PDF)


Cleaveland S, Packer C, Hampson K, Kaare M, Kock R, Mlengeya T & Dobson AP. 2008. The Multiple Roles of Infectious Diseases in the Serengeti Ecosystem. In Serengeti III. Human impacts on ecosystem dynamics (ed. ARE Sinclair, C Packer, SAR Nduma & JM Fryxell). Chicago: Chicago University Press.


Craft ME, Hawthorne PL, Packer C & Dobson AP. 2008. Dynamics of a multihost pathogen in a carnivore community. Journal of Animal Ecology 77, 1257–1264. (PDF)


Dobson AP, Lafferty KD, Kuris AM, Hechinger RF & Jetz W. 2008. Homage to Linnaeus: How many parasites?  How many hosts? PNAS 105, 11482-11489. (PDF)


Dobson AP & Lynes L. 2008. How does poaching affect the size of national parks? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23, 177-180. (PDF)


Hampson K, Dobson A, Kaare M, Dushoff J, Magoto M, Sindoya E & Cleaveland S. 2008. Rabies exposures, post-exposure prophylaxis and deaths in a region of endemic canine rabies: a contact-tracing  study. PLOS Neglected Diseases 2, e339. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd. 0000339. (PDF)


Kuris AM, Hechinger RF, Shaw JC, Whitney KL, Aguirre-Macedo L, Boch CA, Dobson AP, et. al. 2008. Ecosystem energetic implications of parasite and free-living biomass in three estuaries. Nature 24, 515-518. (PDF)


Lafferty KD, Allesina S, Arim M, Briggs CJ, DeLeo GA, Dobson AP, Dunne JA, Johnston PTJ, Kuris AM, Marcogliese DJ, Martinez ND, MArquet PA, McLaughlin JP, Mordecai EA, Pascual M, Poulin R & Thieltges DW. 2008. Parasites in food webs: the ultimate missing links. Ecology Letters 11, 533-546. (PDF)


Lembo T, Hampson K, Haydon DT, Craft M, Dobson AP, Dushoff J, Eblate E, Hoare R, Kaare M, Mlengeya T, Mentzel C, Packer C & Cleaveland S. 2008. Exploring reservoir dynamics: a case study of rabies in the Serengeti ecosystem. Journal of Applied Ecology 45, 1246-1257. (PDF)


Reperant LA, van Amerongen G, van de Bildt MWG, Rimmelzwaan GF, Dobson AP, Osterhaus ADME & Kuiken T. 2008. Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (H5N1) infection in red foxes fed infected bird carcasses. Emerging Infectious Diseases 14, 1835-1985. (PDF)


Borer ET, Hosseini PR, Seabloom EW & Dobson AP. 2007. Pathogen-induced reversal of native dominance in a grassland community. PNAS 104, 5473-5478. (PDF)


Chaves LF, Hernandez M-J, Dobson AP & Pascual M. 2007. Sources and sinks: revisiting the criteria for identifying reservoirs for American cutaneous leishmaniasis. TRENDS in Parasitology 23, 311-316. (PDF)


Dinerstein E, Scarano FR, Chaudhary P, Mittermeier RA, Gascon C, Rajaobelina L, Supriatna J, da Silva JMC, Rodriguez CM, Zhi L, Brandon K, Rodriguez JP, Taber AB, Daszak P, Sukumar R, Valladares-Padua C, Padua S, Aguirre LF, Medellin RA, Acosta M, Aguirre AA, Bonacic C, Bordino P, Bruschini J, Buchori D, Gonzalez S, Mathew T, Mendez M, Mugica L, Dobson AP & Pearl M. 2007. Global and Local Conservation Priorities. Science 318, 1377-1382. (PDF)


Dobson AP. 2007. Sympathy for the Devil. EcoHealth 4, 241-243. (PDF)


Hampson K, Dushoff J, Bingham J, Bruckner G, Ali YH & Dobson AP. 2007. Synchronous cycles of domestic dog rabies in sub-Saharan Africa and the impact of control efforts. PNAS 104, 7717-7722. (PDF)


Jetz W, Wilcove D & Dobson AP. 2007. Projected impacts of climate and land-use change on the global diversity of birds. PLOS Biology 5, e157. (PDF)


Pulliam JRC, Dushoff J, Levin SA & Dobson AP. 2007. Epidemic enhancement in partially immune populations. PLoS ONE 2, e165. (PDF)


Rodriguez JP, Taber AB, Daszak P, Sukumar R, Valladares-Padua C, Padua S, Aguirre LF, Medellin RA, Acosta M, Aguirre AA, Bonacic C, Bordino P, Bruschini J, Buchori D, Gonzalez S, Mathew T, Mendez M, Mugica L, Pacheco LF, Dobson AP & Pearl M. 2007. Globalization of Conservation: A View from the South. Science 317, 755-756. (PDF)


Ruiz-Moreno D, Pascual M, Bouma M, Dobson AP & Cash B. 2007. Cholera seasonality in Madras (1901-1940): Dual Role for rainfall in endemic and epidemic regions. EcoHealth 4, 52-62. (PDF)


Seabloom EW, Williams JW, Slayback D, Stoms DM, Viers JH & Dobson AP. 2006. Human impacts, plant invasion, and imperiled plant species in California. Ecological Applications 16, 1338-1350. (PDF)


Lafferty KD, Dobson AP & Kuris AM. 2006. Parasites dominate food web links. PNAS 103, 11211-11216. (PDF)


Blaustein AR & Dobson AP. 2006. Extinctions: A message from the frogs. Nature (London) 439, 143-144. (PDF)


Mendelson III JR, Lips KR, Gagliado RW, Rabb GB, Collins JP, Diffendorfer JE, Daszak P, Ibanez R, Zippel KC, Lawson DP, Wright KM, Stuart SN, Gascon C, da Silva HR, Dobson AP, et. al. 2006. Biodiversity: Confronting Amphibian Declines and Extinctions. Science 313, 48. (PDF)


Dobson AP. 2006. Biodiversity and Infectious Disease: Why we need Nature. Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Scripta Varia, Vatican City 106: Interactions between Global Change and Human Health:145-157.


Dobson AP, Cattadori I, Holt RD, Ostfeld RS, Keesing F, Krichbaum K, Rohr JR, Perkins SE & Hudson PJ. 2006a. Sacred Cows and Sympathetic Squirrels: The Importance of Biological Diversity to Human Health. PLOS Medicine 3, e231. (PDF)


Dobson AP, Lodge DM, Alder J, Cumming G, Keymer JE, Mooney HA, Rusak JA, Sala OE, Wall DH, Winfree R, Wolters V & Xenopoulos MA. 2006b. Habitat loss, trophic collapse and the decline of ecosystem services. Ecology 87, 1915-1924. (PDF)


Fenton MB, Davison M, Kunz TH, McCracken GF, Racey PA, Tuttle MD & Dobson AP. 2006. Linking Bats to Emerging Diseases. Science 311, 1098-1099. (PDF)


Hosseini P, Dhondt AA & Dobson AP. 2006. Spatial spread of an emerging infectious disease: Conjunctivitis in House Finches. Ecology 87, 3037-3046. (PDF)


Hudson PJ, Cattadori I, Boag B & Dobson AP. 2006. Climate disruption and parasite-host dynamics: patterns and processes associated with warming and the frequency of extreme climatic events. Journal of Helminthology 80, 1-9. (PDF)


Hudson PJ, Dobson AP & Lafferty KD. 2006. Is a healthy ecosystem one that is rich in parasites? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21, 381-385. (PDF)


Pascual M, Koelle K & Dobson AP. 2006. Hyperinfectivity in cholera: a new mechanism for an old epidemiological model? PLOS Medicine 3, ey. (PDF)


Rodríguez JP, Beard TDJ, Bennett EM, Cumming GS, Cork SJ, Agard JBR, Dobson AP & Peterson GD. 2006. Trade-offs across space, time, and ecosystem services. Ecology and Society 11, 28 (online). (PDF)


Altizer S, Dobson AP, Hosseini P, Hudson PJ, Pascual M & Rohani P. 2006. Seasonality and the dynamics of infectious diseases. Ecology Letters 9, 467-484. (PDF)


Dhondt AA, Badyaev AV, Dobson AP, Hawley DM, Driscoll MJL, Hochachka WM & Ley DH. 2006. Dynamics of Mycoplasmal conjunctivitis in the Native and Introduced range of the host. EcoHealth 3, 95-102. (PDF)


Dobson AP. 2005b. What links bats to emerging infectious diseases? Science 310, 628-629. (PDF)


Balmford A, Bennum L, ten Brink B, Cooper D, Cote IM, Crane P, Dobson AP, et. al. 2005a. The Convention on Biological Diversity's 2010 Target. Science 307, 212-213. (PDF)


Balmford A, Crane P, Dobson AP, Green RE & Mace GM. 2005b. The 2010 Challenge: Data availability, information needs, and extraterrestrial insights. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 360, 221-228. (PDF)


Brauer J, Czech B, Trauger DL, Farley J, Costanza R, Daly HE, Hall CAS, Noss RF, Krall L, Krausman PR, Dobson AP, Balmford A, Crane PR, Green RE & Mace GM. 2005. Establishing Indicators for Biodiversity. Science 308, 791-792. (PDF)


Dhondt AA, Altizer S, Cooch EG, Davis AK, Dobson AP, Driscoll MJL, Hartup BK, Hawley DM, Hochachka WM, Hosseini PR, Jennelle CS, Kollias GV, Ley DH, Swarthout ECH & Sydenstricker KV. 2005. Dynamics of a novel pathogen in an avian host: mycoplasmal conjunctivitis in house finches. Biotropica 94, 77-93. (PDF)


Dobson AP. 2005a. Monitoring global rates of biodiversity change: Challenges that arise in meeting the 2010 goals. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 360, 229-244. (PDF)


Hosseini PR, Dhondt AA & Dobson AP. 2004. Seasonality and wildlife disease: how seasonal birth, aggregation and variation in immunity affect the dynamics of Mycoplasma gallisepticum in houe finches. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271, 2569-2577. (PDF)


Harvell CD, Aronson R, Baron N, Cornell J, Dobson A, Ellner S, Gerber L, Kim K, Kuris A, McCallum H, Lafferty K, McKay B, Porter J, Pascual M, Smith G, Sutherland K & Ward J. 2004. The Rising Tide of Ocean Diseases: Unsolved problems and research priorities. Frontiers in Ecology, 2, 375-382.


Ferrari, M.J., Bjornstad, O., Dobson, A.P., et. al. 2005. Estimation and inference for R0 of an infectious pathogen using a removal method. Mathematical Biosciences 198, 14-26.


Gerber, L., McCallum, H., Lafferty, K.D., Sabo, J.L. & Dobson, A.P. 2005. Exposing extinction risk analysis to pathogens: Is disease just another form of density dependence? Ecological Applications 15, 1402-1414.


Kilpatrick, A.M., Kramer, L.D., Campbell, S.R., Alleyne, E.O., Dobson, A.P. & Daszak, P. 2005. West Nile Virus risk and the bridge vector paradigm. Emerging Infectious Diseases 11, 425-429.


MacDougall-Shackleton, E.A., Derryberry, E.P., Foufopoulos, J., Dobson, A.P. & Hahn, T. 2005. Parasite-mediated heterozygote advantage in an outbred songbird population. Biology Letters 1, 105-107.


Pascual, M. & Dobson, A.P. 2005 Seasonal Patterns of Infectious Disease. PLOS Medicine 2, 19-20.


Smith, K.F., Dobson, A.P., McKenzie, F.E., Real, L.A., Smith, D.L. & Wilson, M.L. 2005. Ecological theory to enhance infectious disease control and public health policy. Frontiers in Ecology 3,29-37.


Palmer, M.A., Bernhardt, E.S., Chornesky, E.A., Collins, S.L., Dobson, A.P., Duke, C.S., Gold, B.D., et. al. 2005. Ecology for a Crowded Planet: a Science Action Plan for the 21st Century. Frontiers in Ecology 3, 4-12.


Hosseini, P.R., Dhondt, A.A. & Dobson, A. 2004. Seasonality and wildlife disease: how seasonal birth, aggregation and variation in immunity affect the dynamics of Mycoplasma gallisepticum in houe finches. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 271, 2569-2577.


Palmer M., Bernhardt, E., Chornesky, E., Collins, S., Dobson, A., Duke, C., Gold, B., Jacobson, R., Kingsland, S., Kranz, R., Mappin, M., Martinez, M.L., Micheli, F., Morse, J., Pace, M., Pascual, M., Palumbi, S., Reichman, O.J., Simons, A., Townsend, A. & Turner M. 2004. Ecology for a crowded planet. Science 304, 1251-1252.


Dobson, A. 2004. Population dynamics of pathogens with multiple host speces. The American Naturalist, 164, S64-S78.


Altizer, S., Nunn, C.L., Thrall, P.H., Gittleman, J.L., Antonovics, J., Cunningham, A.A., Dobson, A.P., Ezenwa, V., Jones, K.E., Pedersen, A.B., Poss, M. & Pulliam, J.R.C. 2003. Social organization and parasite risk in mammals: integrating theory and empirical studies. Ann. Rev. Ecol. Evol. Syst. 34, 517-547.


McCallum, H., Harvell, D. & Dobson, A. 2003. Rates of spread of marine pathogens. Ecology Letters 6, 1062-1067.


Holt, R.D., Dobson, A.P., Begon, M., Bowers, R.G. & Schauber, E.M. 2003. Parasite establishment in host communities. Ecology Letters 6, 837-842.


Packer, C., Holt, R.D., Hudson, P.J., Lafferty, K.D. & Dobson, A.P. 2003. Keeping the herds healthy and alert: implications of predator control for infectious disease. Ecology Letters 6, 797-802.


Dobson, A. 2003. Metalife! Science 301, 1448-1450.


Torchin, M.E., Lafferty, K.D., Dobson, A.P., McKenzie, V.J. & Kuris, A.M. 2003. Introduced species and their missing parasites. Nature 421, 628-630.


Hudson, P.J., Dobson, A.P., Cattadori, A.M., Newborn, D., Haydon, D.T., Shaw, D.J., Benton, T.G. & Grenfell, B.T. 2002. Trophic interactions and population growth rates: describing patterns and identifying mechanisms. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B  357, 1259-1272.


Harvell, D., Mitchell, C.E., Ward, J.R., Altizer, S.A., Dobson, A.P., Ostfeld, R.S. & Samuel, M.D. 2002. Climate warming and disease risk for terrestrial and marine biota. Science 296, 2158-2162.


Pascual, M., Bouma, M.J. & Dobson, A.P. 2002. Cholera and climate: Revisiting the quantitative evidence. Microbes and Infection 4, 237-245.


Seabloom, E.W., Dobson, A.P. & Stoms, D.M. 2002. Exctinction rates under non-random patterns of habitat loss. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 269, 11229-11234.


McCallum, H. & Dobson, A.P. 2002. Disease, habitat fragmentation and conservation. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 269, 2041-2049.


Hudson, P.J. & Dobson, A.P. 2001. Harvesting unstable populations: Red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus (Lath.) in the United Kingdom. Wildlife Biology 7, 189-195.


Clark, J.S., Carpenter, S.R., Barber, M., Collins, S., Dobson, A., Foley, J.A., Lodge, D.M., Pascual, M., Pielke Jr., R., Pfizer, W., Pringle, C., Reid, W.V., Rose, K.A., Sala, O., Schlesinger, W.H., Wall, D.H., Wear, D. 2001. Ecological forecasts: An emerging imperative. Science 293, 657-660.


Pimm, S.L., Ayres, M., Balmford. A., Branch. G., Brandon, K., Brooks, T., Bustamante, R., Costanza, R., Cowling, R., Curran, L.M., Dobson, A., et. al. 2001. Can we defy nature’s end? Science 293, 2207-2208.


Dobson, A. & Foufopoulos, J. 2001. Emerging infectious pathogens of wildlife. Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. Lond. B 356, 1001-1012.


Tilman, D., Fargione, J., Wolff, B., D’Antonio, C., Dobson, A.P., Howarth, R., Schindler, D., Schlesinger, W.H., Simberloff, D. & Swackhamer, D. 2001. Forecasting agriculturally driven global environmental change. Science 292, 281-284.


Dobson, A.P., Rodriguez, J.P. & Roberts, W.M. 2001. Synoptic conservation: integrating strategies for large-scale conservation. Ecological Applications 11, 1019-1026.


Jolly, A., Dobson, A.P., Rasamimanana, H.M., O’Connor, S., Solberg, M. & Perel, V. 2001. Demography of Lemur catta at Berenty Reserve, Madagascar: Effects of troop size, habitat and rainfall. International Journal of Primatology 23, 327-353.


Dobson, A.P. 2000. Raccoon rabies in space and time. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 97, 14041-14043.


Thrall, P., Antonovics, J. & Dobson, A.P. 2000. Sexually transmitted diseases in polygynous mating systems: prevalence and impact on reproductive success. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B 267, 1555-1563.


Dobson, A.P. & Lyles, A. 2000. Black-footed ferret recovery. Science 288, 985-988.


Mace, G.M., Balmford, A., Boitani, L., Cowlishaw, G., Dobson, A.P., Faith. D.P., Gaston, K.J., et. al. 2000. It’s time to work together and stop duplicating conservation efforts. Nature 405, 393-394.


Rodriguez, J.P., Ashenfelter, G., Rojas-Suarez, F., Garcia Fernandez, J.J., Suarez, L. & Dobson, A.P. 2000. Local data are vital to worldwide conservation. Nature 403, 241.


Dobson, A.P. & Hudson, P.J. 1999. Three views (and four glimpses) of a secret: Challenges in epidemiology. Aspects of Applied Biology 53,17-26. (PDF)

Hudson, P.J., Dobson, A.P. & Newborn, D. 1998. Prevention of population cycles by parasite removal. Science 282, 2256-2258.


Shaw, D.J., Grenfell, B.T. & Dobson, A.P. 1998. Patterns of macroparasite aggregation in wildlife host populations. Parasitology 117, 597-610.


Dobson, A.P., Bradshaw, A.D. & Baker, A.J.M. 1997a. Hopes for the future: Restoration ecology and conservation biology. Science 277, 515-521.


Richter, W., Aronson, J., Hobbs, R., Shapiro, A., Dobson, A.P., Bradshaw, A.D. & Baker, A.J.M. 1997b. Restoring ecosystems: Letters and Reply. Science 278, 997-1001.


Dobson, A.P., Rodriguez, J.P., Roberts, W.M. & Wilcove, D.S. 1997c. Geographic distribution of endangered species in the United States. Science 275, 550-555.


Dobson, A.P., Rodriguez, J.P., Roberts, W.M. & Wilcove, D.S. 1997d. Distribution and causation of endangerment in the United States: Response. Science 277, 1117.


Dunn, C.P., Bowles, M.L., Rabb, G.B., Jarantoski, K.S., Ehrenfeld, D., Noss, R.F., Meffe, G.K., Dobson, A.P., Rodriguez, J.P., Roberts, W.M. & Wilcove, D.S. 1997. Endangered species “hot spots”: Letters & Response. Science 276, 513-517.


Rodriguez, J.P., Roberts, W.M. & Dobson, A.P. 1997. Where are endangered species found in the United States? Endangered Species Update 14, 1-4.


Hudson, P.J. & Dobson, A.P. 1997. Transmission dynamics and host-parasite interactions of Trichostrongylus tenuis in red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus). Journal of Parasitology 83, 194-202.


De Leo, G.A.& Dobson, A.P. 1996. Allometry and simple epidemic models for microparasites. Nature 379,720-22.


Dobson, A.P. & Carper, E.R. 1996. Infectious diseases and human population history. Bioscience 46, 115-126.


Dobson, A.P. & Meagher, M. 1996. The population dynamics of brucellosis in the Yellowstone National Park. Ecology 77, 1026-1036.


Shaw, D.J. & Dobson, A.P. 1995. Patterns of macroparasite abundance and aggregation in wildlife populations: a quantitative review. Parasitology 111, S111-134.


Hudson, P.J., Norman, R., Laurenson, M.K., Newborn, D., Gaunt, M., Reid, H., Gould, E., Bowers, R. & Dobson, A.P. 1995. Persistence and transmission of tick-borne diseases: Ixodes ricinus and louping-ill virus in red grouse populations. Parasitology 111, S49-58.


Roberts, M. & Dobson, A.P. 1995. The population dynamics of communities of parasitic helminths. Mathematical Bioscience 126 (2), 191-215.


Dobson, A.P. 1995. Biodiversity and human health, Trends in Ecology and Evolution 10 (10), 390‑391.


McCallum, H. & Dobson, A.P. 1995. Detecting disease and parasite threats to endangered species and ecosystems. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 10, 190-194.


Dobson, A.P. & Hudson, P.J. 1994. The interaction between the parasites and predators of red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus. IBIS 137, S87-S96.


Dobson, A.P. & Crawley, M. 1994. Pathogens and the structure of plant communities. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 9, 393-398.


Dobson, A.P. & Roberts, M. 1994. The population dynamics of parasitic helminth communities. Parasitology 109, S97-S108.


Dobson, A.P. & Carper, E.R. 1993. Health and climate change: Biodiversity. Lancet 342, 1096-1099.


Reed, J.M. & Dobson, A.P. 1993. Behavioural constraints and conservation biology: conspecific attraction and recruitment. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 9, 108-110.


Lyles, A.M. & Dobson, A.P. 1993. Infectious Disease and Intensive Management: Population Dynamics, Threatened Hosts, and their Parasites. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 24 (3), 315-326.


Dobson, A.P., Pacala, S.W., Roughgarden, J.D., Carper, E.R. & Harris, E.A. 1992. The parasites of Anolis lizards in the Northern Lesser Antilles I. Patterns of distribution and abundance. Oecologia 91, 110-117.


Dobson, A.P. & Pacala, S.W. 1992. The parasites of Anolis lizards in the northern Lesser Antilles II. Models of parasite community structure. Oecologia 91, 118-125.


Dobson, A.P. & Hudson, P.J. 1992. Regulation and stability of a free-living host-parasite system: Trichostrongylus tenuis in red grouse II. Population models. Journal of Animal Ecology 61, 487-498.


Hudson, P.J., Dobson, A.P. & Newborn, D. 1992. Regulation and stability of a free-living host-parasite system: Trichostrongylus tenuis in red grouse I. Monitoring and parasite reduction experiments. Journal of Animal Ecology 61, 477-486.


Hudson, P.J., Dobson, A.P. & Newborn, D. 1992. Do parasites make prey vulnerable to predation? Red grouse and parasites. Journal of Animal Ecology 61, 681-692.


Smith, G. & Dobson, A.P. 1992. Sexually transmitted diseases in animals. Parasitology Today 8, 159-166.


Dobson, A.P. & Poole, J.H. 1992. Ivory, Why the ban must stay. Conservation Biology 6,149-151.


Dobson, A.P. 1990. The survival rates of some common British birds. Current Ornithology 7, 115-146.


Dobson, A.P. & Lyles, A.M. 1989. The population dynamics and conservation of primate populations. Conservation Biology 3, 362-380.


Hudson, P.J. & Dobson, A.P. 1989. Population biology of Trichostrongylus tenuis, a parasite of economic importance for red grouse management. Parasitology Today 5, 283-291.


Scott, M. & Dobson, A.P. 1989. The role of parasites in regulating host abundance. Parasitology Today.


Dobson, A.P. 1989. Behavioral and life history adaptations of parasites for living in desert environments. Journal of Arid Environments 7, 185-192.


Dobson, A.P. 1988. Restoring island ecosystems: the potential of parasites to control introduced mammals. Conservation Biology 2, 31-39.


Dobson, A.P. 1988. The population biology of parasite induced changes in host behavior. The Quarterly Review of Biology 63, 139-165.


Pacala, S.W. & Dobson, A.P. 1988. The relation between the number of parasites per host and host age: population dynamic causes and maximum-likelihood estimation. Parasitology 96, 197-210.


Carper, E.R. & Dobson, A.P. 1987. What else can green monkeys tell us about AIDS? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 2, 374-376.


Ives, A.R. & Dobson, A.P. 1987. Antipredator behavior and the population dynamics of simple predator/prey systems. American Naturalist 130, 431-447.


Keymer, A.E. & Dobson, A.P. 1987. Parasites of small mammals: helminth population dynamics. Journal of Mammology 17, 105-116.


Dobson, A.P. 1987. A comparison of seasonal and annual mortality for both sexes of fifteen species of common British birds. Ornis Scandinavica 18, 122-128.


Dobson, A.P. & May, R.M. 1987. The effects of parasites on fish populations—theoretical aspects. International Journal of Parasitology 17, 363-370.


Dobson, A.P. & Hudson, P.J. 1986. Parasites, disease and the structure of ecological communities. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 1, 11-15.


Dobson, A.P. 1986. Inequalities in the individual reproductive success of parasites. Parasitology 92, 675-682.


Dobson, A.P. 1985. The population dynamics of competition between parasites. Parasitology 91, 317-47.


Evans, N.A., Whitfield, P.J. & Dobson, A.P. 1981. Parasite utilization of a host community. Parasitology 83, 1-12.


Anderson, R.M., Whitfield, P.J. & Dobson, A.P. 1978. Experimental studies of infection dynamics: Infection of the definitive host by the cercariae of Transversotrema patialense. Parasitology 77, 189-200.


Anderson, R.M., Whitfield, P.J., Dobson, A.P. & Keymer, A.E. 1978. Concomitant predation and infection processes: An experimental study. Journal of Animal Ecology 47, 891-912.
 

Books

Dobson AP. 2009. Serengeti Lives (in prep) University of Chicago Press.

Hudson PJ, Rizzoli A, Grenfell B, Hesterbeek H & Dobson AP, Eds. The Ecology of Wildlife Diseases. Oxford University Press, 2001. (See review in Ecology, Wilson, M., Dec. 2002).

Landweber L & Dobson AP, Eds. 1999. Genetics and the Extinction of Species. DNA and the Conservation of Biodiversity. Princeton University Press.

Dobson AP. 1996. Conservation and Biodiversity. Scientific American Libraries, Freeman, New York.

Dobson AP. 1997. Biologische Vielfalt und Naturschutz. Der riskierte Reichtum. (German translation of Conservation and Biodiversity). Winner of the ‘Deutsche Umweltstiftung’ prize for Environmental Reading, 1997.

Dobson AP. 2000. Japanese Edition of  Conservation and Biodiversity.

Grenfell BT & Dobson AP, Eds. 1995. Ecology of Infectious Diseases in Natural Populations. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Book Chapters (*chapters contain newly published ideas, data, and analyses)

Standley CJ, Dobson AP and Stothard JR (2012) ‘Out of animals and back again: Schistosomiasis as a zoonosis in Africa’, book chapter in Schistosomiasis, ed. DeBroski Herbert (InTech: Rijeka, Croatia)

Dobson, A. P., W. Turner, and D. Wilcove. 2007. Conservation Biology: Unsolved Problems and their Policy Implications. Pages 172-189 in R.M. May and A. McLean, editors. Theoretical Ecology. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Dobson, A.P. 2006a. Foreword. In Corridor Ecology. The Science and Practice of Linking Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation. (ed. J.A. Hilty, J. Lidicker, W.Z. & A.M. Merenlender). Washington DC: Island Press.

Dobson, A.P. 2006b. Guest Editorial. Wildlife Trust 1, 1.

* McCallum, H., and A.P. Dobson. 2006. Disease and Connectivity. In K. Crooks and M. Sanjayan, editors. Connectivity Conservation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Dobson, A.P. 2005a Biodiversity and Health. In Biodiversity, Science and Governance.  Proceedings of the International Conference. (ed. J.-P. Le Duc), pp. 103-108. Paris: UNESCO.

Lafferty, K.D., K.F. Smith, M.E. Torchin, A.P. Dobson, and A.M. Kuris. 2005. The role of infectious diseases in natural communities. Pages 111-134 in D.F. Sax, J.J. Stachowicz, and S.D. Gaines, editors. Species Invasions: Insights into Ecology, Evolution, and Biogeography. Sinauer, Sunderland, Mass.

* Memmott, J., D. Alonso, E. Berlow, A.P. Dobson, J.A. Dunne, R.V. Sole, and J. Weitz. 2005. Habitat loss and food web structure. Pages 235-247 in J. Dunne and M. Pascual, editors. Ecological Networks: Linking Structure to Dynamics. OUP, Oxford.

Nelson, G.C., E.M. Bennett, A.A. Berhe, K.G. Cassman, R. DeFries, T. Dietz, A.P. Dobson, A. Dobermann, A. Janetos, M. Levy, D. Marco, N. Nakicenovic, B. O'Neill, R. Norgaard, G. Petschel-Held, D. Ojima, P.L. Pingali, R. Watson, and M.B. Zurek. 2005. Drivers of Change in Ecosystem Condition and Services. Pages 173-222 in S.R. Carpenter, P.L. Pingali, E.M. Bennett, and M.B. Zurek, editors. Ecosystems and Human Well-being. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Rodriguez, J.P., T.D.J. Beard, J.B.R. Agard, E.M. Bennett, S. Cork, G.S. Cumming, D. Deane, A.P. Dobson, D. Lodge, M. Mutale, G.C. Nelson, G.D. Peterson, and T. Ribiero. 2005. Interactions among Ecosystem Services. Pages 431-448 in S.R. Carpenter, P.L. Pingali, E.M. Bennett, and M.B. Zurek, editors. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Scenarios. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Sala, O., D.V. Vuuren, H.M. Pereira, D. Lodge, J. Alder, G.S. Cumming, A.P. Dobson, V. Wolters, and M.A. Xenopoulos. 2005. Biodiversity across Scenarios. Pages 375-408 in S. R. Carpenter, P. L. Pingali, E. M. Bennett, and M. B. Zurek, editors. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Scenarios. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Kareiva, P., J.B.R. Agard, J. Alder, E.M. Bennett, C. Butler, S.R. Carpenter, W.W.L. Cheung, G.S. Cumming, R. Defries, R.E. Dickinson, A.P. Dobson, et. al. 2005. State of the Art in Simulating Future Changes in Ecosystem Services. Pages 71-115 in S. R. Carpenter, P. L. Pingali, E. M. Bennett, and M. B. Zurek, editors. Ecosystems and Human Well-being. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Kim, K., A. P. Dobson, F. M. D. Gulland, and C. D. Harvell. 2005. Diseases and the Conservation of Marine Biodiversity. Pages 149-168 in E. A. Norse and L. B. Crowder, editors. Marine Conservation Biology.  The Science of Maintaining the Sea's Biodiversity. Island Press, Washington.

Dobson, A. P., K. D. Lafferty, and A. M. Kuris. 2005. Parasites and Food Webs. Pages 119-135 in J. Dunne and M. Pascual, editors. Ecological Networks: Linking Structure to Dynamics. OUP, Oxford.

Holt, R. D., and A. P. Dobson. 2005. Extending the principals of community ecology to address the epidemiology of host pathogen systems. Pages 6-27 in S. K. Collinge and C. Ray, editors. Ecology of Emerging Infectious Diseases. OUP, Oxford.

Dobson, A. P. 2005. Biodiversity and Health. Pages 103-108. in J.-P. Le Duc, editor. Biodiversity, Science and Governance.  Proceedings of the International Conference. UNESCO, Paris.

Dobson, A. 2004.  “Zen of Invasions,” AIBS Web Lecture.

Thomas, F., M. B. Bonsall and A. P. Dobson. 2004. Parasitism, biodiversity, and conservation. Chapter 8 in F. Thomas, F. Renaud and J. F. Guegan, Eds., In Parasites and Ecosystems. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Pp. 124-139.

Dobson A., S. Kutz, M. Pascual and R. Winfree. 2003. Pathogens and parasites in a changing climate. Pp. 33-38 in Climate Change and Biodiversity: Synergistic Impacts, L. Hannah and T. E. Lovejoy, Eds., Number 4 in  Advances in Applied Biodiversity Science, Center for Applied Biodiversity Sciences at Conservation International

Foufopoulos, J., S. Altizer and A. Dobson, 2003. Interactions between wildlife and domestic livestock in the tropics. Pp. 219-244 in J. H. Vandermeer, Ed., Tropical Agroecosystems. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.

Hudson, P. J., A. P. Dobson and D. Newborn, 2002. Parasitic worms and population cycles of Red Grouse. In A. Berryman, Ed., Population Cycles. The Case for Trophic Interactions. Oxford University Press, New York, NY.

Dobson, A.P., 2002. Diseases and the conservation of marine diversity. In E. Norse and L. Crowder, Eds., Marine Conservation Biology. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Tabor, G.M., R.S. Ostfeld, M. Poss, A.P. Dobson, and A.A. Aguirre, 2001. Conservation biology and the health sciences: Defining the research priorities of conservation medicine. In M. E. Soulé and G. H. Orians, Eds., Research Priorities in Conservation Biology, 2nd ed. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

*DeLeo, G. and A.P. Dobson, 2002. Virulence management in wildlife populations. In U. Dieckmann, J.A.J. Metz, M. W. Sabelis and K. Sigmund, Eds., Adaptive Dynamics of infectious Diseases. In Pursuit of Virulence Management. IIASA Austria. Cambridge University Press.

*DeLeo, G., A. Dobson, and A. Goodman, 2002. Wildlife perspectives on the evolution of virulence. In U. Dieckmann, J.A.J. Metz, M. W. Sabelis and K. Sigmund, Eds., Adaptive Dynamics of infectious Diseases. In Pursuit of Virulence Management. IIASA Austria. Cambridge University Press.

Dobson, A.P. and J.P. Rodriguez, 2001. Conservation Biology, Discipline of. In Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Volume 1, pp. 855-864. Academic Press. Dobson, A.P. 1999. The role of parasites in ecological systems. In A. Farina, Ed., Perspectives in Ecology. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden.

*Dobson, A.P., Ralls, K. , M. Foster, D. Simberloff, D. Doak, J. Estes, L.S. Mills, D. Mattson, R. Dirzo, H. Arita, S. Ryan, E. Norse, R. Noss, and D. Johns 1999. Landscape viability equals landscape connectivity: Reconnecting fragmented landscapes. In M. Soule and J. Terborgh, Eds., Continental Conservation: Scientific Foundations of Regional Reserve Networks. Island Press, Washington,D.C.

*Scott, J.M., E.A. Norse, H. Arita, A.P. Dobson, J. Estes, M. Foster, B. Gilbert, D. Jensen, R. Knight, and D. Mattson, 1999. Scale as a consideration in identification, selection, and design of biological reserves. In M. Soule and J. Terborgh, Eds., Continental Conservation: Scientific Foundations of Regional Reserve Networks. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

*Simberloff, D., D. Doak, M. Groom, S. Trombulak, A.P. Dobson, S. Gatewood, M. Soule, M. Gilpin, C. DelRio, and L. Mills, 1999. Regional and continental restoration. In M. Soule and J. Terborgh, Eds., Continental Conservation: Scientific Foundations of Regional Reserve Networks. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

*Dobson, A.P. and J. Poole, 1998. Conspecific aggregation and conservation biology. pp. 193-208 in T. Caro, Ed., Behavioral Ecology and Conservation Biology. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Dobson, A.P., 1997. Infectious diseases and the conservation of biodiversity. pp. 256-257 in G.K. Meffe and C.R. Carroll, Eds., Principles of Conservation Biology, 2nd Edition.

Sinaeur, MA. Dobson, A.P., M.S. Campbell, and J. Bell, 1997. Fatal synergisms: Interactions between infectious diseases, human population growth and loss of biodiversity. pp. 87-110 in F. Grifo and J. Rosenthal, Eds., Biodiversity and Human Health. Island Press, Washington D.C.

Epstein, P.R., A.P. Dobson, and J. Vandermeer, 1997. Biodiversity and emerging infectious diseases: Integrating health and ecosystem monitoring. pp. 60-85 in F. Grifo and J. Rosenthal, Eds., Biodiversity and Human Health. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Dobson, A.P. and H. McCallum, 1997. The role of parasites in bird conservation. pp. 155-173 in D.H. Clayton and J. Moore, Eds., Host-Parasite Evolution. General Principles and Avian Models. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Hudson, P.J. and A.P. Dobson, 1997. Host-parasite processes and demographic consequences. pp. 128-154 in D.H. Clayton and J. Moore, Eds., Host-Parasite Evolution. General Principles and Avian Models. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

*Dobson, A.P., 1996. Parasite diversity and parasite coexistence. pp. 184-188 in V. Isham and G. Medley, Eds., Models for Infectious Human Diseases. Cambridge University Press.

Dobson, A.P. and B.T. Grenfell, 1995. Introduction. pp. 1-19 in B.T. Grenfell and A.P. Dobson, Eds., Ecology of Infectious Diseases in Natural Populations. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Dobson, A.P. and P.J. Hudson, 1995. Microparasites: Observed patterns in wild animal populations. pp. 52-89 in B.T. Grenfell and A.P. Dobson, Eds., Ecology of Infectious Diseases in Natural Populations. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Hudson, P.J. and A.P. Dobson, 1995. Macroparasites: Observed patterns in naturally fluctuating animal populations. pp. 144-176 in B.T. Grenfell and A.P. Dobson, Eds., Ecology of Infectious Diseases in Natural Populations. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Watt, C., A.P. Dobson, and B.T. Grenfell, 1995. A glossary of epidemiology. pp. 510-521 in B.T. Grenfell and A.P. Dobson, Eds., Ecology of Infectious Disease in Natural Populations. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. (Now on the web under Swinton find UFL.)

*Dobson, A.P., 1995. The ecology and epidemiology of rinderpest virus in Serengeti and Ngorongoro crater conservation area. pp. 485-505 in A.R.E. Sinclair and P. Arcese, Eds., Serengetti II. Research Management and Conservation of an Ecosystem. University of Chicago Press.

*Dobson, A.P., 1994. Effects of fertility control on elephant population dynamics. pp. 293-298 in Proceedings of the 2nd International NCRR Conference on Advances in Reproductive Research in Man and Animals, hosted by the National Centre for Research in Reproduction, at The National Museums of Kenya 3-9 May 1992,Nairobi, Kenya.

Dobson, A.P. and P.J. Hudson, 1994. Assessing the impact of toxic chemicals: Temporal and spatial variation in avian survival rates. pp. 85-98 in R.J. Kendall and T.E. Lacher, Jr., Eds., Wildlife Toxicology and Population Modeling. Integrated Studies of Agroecosystems. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton.

Dobson, A.P. and P.J. Hudson, 1994. Population biology of Trichostrongylus tenuis in the red grouse, Lagopus lagopus scoticus. pp. 301-319 in M.E. Scott and G. Smith, Eds., Infectious Diseases. Ecology and Epidemiology. Academic Press, London.

*Dobson, A.P. and R. Carper, 1992. Global warming and potential changes in host-parasite and disease-vector relationships. pp. 201-207 in R. Peters and T. Lovejoy, Eds., Consequences of Global Warming for Biodiversity. Yale University Press.

Dobson, A.P. and P.J. Hudson, 1992. The population dynamics and control of the parasitic nematode Trichostrongylus tenuis in red grouse in the north of England. pp. 149-171 in S. Jain and L. Botsford, Eds., Applied Population Biology. Springer Verlag, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands.

*Dobson, A.P., P.J. Hudson, and A.M. Lyles, 1992. Macroparasites: It’s a wormy world. pp. 329-348 in M.J. Crawley, Ed., Natural Enemies. Blackwell Scientific, Oxford.

*Dobson, A.P., G. Mace, J.A. Poole, and R. Brett, 1992. Conservation Biology. The ecology and genetics of endangered species. pp. 405-430 in S.J. Berry, Ed., Genes in Ecology. Symposia of the British Ecological Society.

Dobson, A.P., 1992. People and disease. pp. 411-420 in J.S. Jones, D. Pilbeam, and R.D. Martin, Eds., Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Human Sciences. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

*Dobson, A.P. and R.M. May, 1991. Parasites, cuckoos and avian population dynamics. pp. 391-412 in C.M. Perrins, J.D. Lebreton, and G.J.M. Hirons, Eds., Bird Population Studies: Their Relevance to Conservation and Management. Oxford University Press.

Hudson, P.J. and A.P. Dobson, 1991. The control of parasites in natural animal populations: Nematode and virus infections of red grouse. pp. 413-432 in C.M. Perrins, J.D. Lebreton, and G.J.M. Hirons, Eds., Bird Population Studies: Their Relevance to Conservation and Management. Oxford University Press.

Hudson, P.J. and A.P. Dobson, 1991. The direct and indirect effects of the caecal nematode, Trichostrongylus tenuis, on red grouse. pp. 49-68 in J.E. Loye, C. van Riper, and M. Zuk, Eds., Ecology, Behavior and Evolution of Bird-Parasite Interaction. Chicago University Press.

*Dobson, A.P. and A. Merenlender, 1991. Coevolution of macroparasites and their hosts. pp. 83-101 in C.A. Toft and A.E. Aeschilmann, Eds., Parasitism: Coexistence or Conflict? Oxford University Press, Oxford.

*Dobson, A.P., 1990. Models for multispecies parasite-host communities. pp. 261-288 in G. Esch, Ed., Parasite Communities. Croom Helm Pubs.

Hudson, P.J. and A.P. Dobson, 1990. Red grouse population cycles and the dynamics of the caecal nematode, Trichostrongylus tenuis. In A. Lance, Ed., Proceedings of the Red Grouse Workshop. RSPB Publications, Sandy, Beds, U.K.

Dobson, A.P., 1989. The population biology of parasitic helminths in animal populations. pp. 145-175 in S.A. Levin and T.G. Hallam, Eds., Mathematical Ecology II: Second Conference on Mathematical Biology, Trieste. Springer Verlag.

Dobson, A.P. and A.E. Keymer, 1989. Population dynamics and community structure of parasitic helminths. pp. 107-125 in N.C. Stenseth, I. Swingland, and B. Shorrocks, Eds., Living in a Patchy Environment. Oxford University Press.

Dobson, A.P., E.R. Carper, and P.J. Hudson, 1988. Population biology and life-history variation of gamebirds. pp. 48-71 in P.J. Hudson and M.R. Rands, Eds., Ecology and Management of Gamebirds. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

Hudson, P.J. and A.P. Dobson, 1988. The ecology and control of parasites in gamebird populations. pp. 98-133 in P.J. Hudson and M.R. Rands, Eds., Ecology and Management of Gamebirds. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

*Lyles, A.M. and A.P. Dobson, 1988. Dynamics of provisioned and unprovisioned primate populations. pp. 167-198 in J.A. Fa and C.H. Southwick, Eds., The Ecology and Behaviour of Food-enhanced Primate Groups. Monographs in Primatology, Volume 11. Alan R. Liss, Inc.

*McLellan, C.H., A.P. Dobson, D.S. Wilcove, and J.F. Lynch, 1986. Effects of forest fragmentation on new and old world bird communities: Empirical observations and theoretical implications. pp. 305-313 in J. Verner, M.L. Morrison, and C.J. Ralph, Eds., Modeling Habitat Relationships of Terrestrial Vertebrates. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI.

*Dobson, A.P. and R.M May, 1986. Patterns of invasions by pathogens and parasites. pp. 58-76 in H.A. Mooney and J.A. Drake, Eds., Ecology of Biological Invasions of North America and Hawaii. Springer Verlag, New York.

*May, R.M. and A.P. Dobson, 1986. Population dynamics and the rate of evolution of pesticide resistance. pp. 170-193 in Pesticide Resistance Management. NAS‑NRC Publications (from an International Symposium, Washington, D.C., 27-29 November 1984).

*Dobson, A.P. and R.M. May, 1986. Disease and Conservation. pp. 345-365 in M. Soule, Ed., Conservation Biology: Science of Rarity. Sinauer, Sunderland, MA.

*Wilcove, D., C.H. McLellan, and A.P. Dobson, 1986. Habitat fragmentation in the Temperate Zone, pp. 233-256 in M. Soule, Ed., Conservation Biology: Science of Rarity. Sinaeur, MA.

*Dobson, A.P. and A.E. Keymer, 1985. Life history models. pp. 347-384 in D.W.T. Crompton and B. Nickol, Eds., The Biology of the Acanthocephala. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

*Dobson, A.P., 1985. Age-dependent survival rates in some common British birds. pp. 275-288 in ‘Statistics in Ornithology’; P. North and B. Morgan, Eds. Lecture Notes in Statistics 29. Springer Verlag, Berlin.

*Hudson, P.J., A.P. Dobson, and D. Newborn, 1985. Cyclic and non-cyclic populations of red grouse: a role for parasitism? pp. 77-89 in D.S. Rollinson and R.M. Anderson Eds., Host Parasite Populations: Ecology and Genetics. John Wiley, New York.

Hassell, M.P., C. Anderson, J.E. Cohen, B. Cvjetanovic, A.P. Dobson, D.E. Gill, J.C. Holmes, R.M. May, T. McKeown, M.S. Pereira, and D.A.J. Tyrrell, 1982. The impact of infectious diseases on human and animal populations. In R.M. Anderson and R.M. May, Eds., Population Biology of Infectious Diseases, Dahlem Konferenzen No.25, Springer Verlag, Berlin.

Dobson, A.P., 1982. A glossary of epidemiology. In R.M. Anderson and R.M. May, Eds., Population Biology of Infectious Diseases. Dahlem Konferenzen No.25, Springer Verlag, Berlin.

Commissioned Research Reports

Dobson, A.P. 2002. The importance of strengthening the Endangered Species Act. Invited Congressional Testimony. Congressional Record.

Altizer, S. and A.P. Dobson, 2001. The potential use of infectious agents in the control of the brown tree snake on Guam. Report to U.S. Fish & Wildlife/NSG, Wildlife Disease Unit.

Dobson, A.P., M. Roberts, J-P Rodriguez, T. Good, 2000. A population viability analysis for the Utah prairie dog. Environmental Defense and Utah Fish & Wildlife.

Dobson, A.P., 1997. “Coevolution of Parasites and Hosts” and “Community Ecology of Parasites,” Ecology of Parasites and Hosts, Ed., P.J. Hudson, British Ecological Society Booklet Number 5.

Rubenstein, D.I. and A.P. Dobson, 1997. Population dynamics and impact of fertility control on the wild horse population of Shackleton Island, North Carolina. Report to U.S. Fish & Wildlife and State of North Carolina.

Carroll, C.R., C. Augspurger, A.P. Dobson, J. Franklin, W.V. Reid, C.R. Tracy, D. Wilcove, and J. Wilson, 1996. Strengthening the use of science in achieving the goals of The Endangered Species Act. Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Endangered Species, Ecological Applications.

Dobson, A.P., 1998. Some simple models for the dynamics of cracid populations. ICBP Technical Publications: Biology and Conservation of the Family Cracidae.

Poole, J.H. and A.P. Dobson, 1992. Exploitation and Recovery in African Elephant Populations. African Elephant and Ivory Trade Newsletter. Special Edition for CITES, February 1992.

Dobson, A.P., M. Kinnaird, and T. O'Brien, 1992. Grizzly bear population biology in the the Yellowstone and Northern Continental divide ecosystems. Report to the Wilderness Society.

Dobson, A.P., 1992. The population dynamics of brucellosis in the bison of Yellowstone. Report to National Park Service.

Norse, E.A., A.P. Dobson, C.A. Istock, K.H. Keeler, R.E. Lenski, B.R. Levin, S.L. Pimm, and F.E. Sharples, 1988. Ecological issues relevant to environmental application of genetically engineered organisms. Report of the Office of Technology Assessment, Congress of the United States.

Dobson, A.P., 1987. Spotted owl guidelines: Some criticisms of the Environmental Impact Statement for an Amendment to the Pacific Regional Guide. Report for the Wilderness Society.

Dobson, A.P. and I. Beveridge, 1987. The structure and evolution of parasite communities. Chairmans report, ICOPA VI. International Journal for Parasitology, 18, 4-5.

Journalism and other writing

Wall, D., H. Mooney, G. Adams, G. Boxshall, A.P. Dobson, T. Nakaschizuka, J. Seyani, C. Samper, and J. Sarukhan, 2001. An International Year for Biodiversity Observation Year. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 16, 52-55.

Dobson, A. P., 2000. Tinker, tailor, scientist, advocate! Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 15 (9), 388.

Dobson, A. P. and R. Kuriyan, 2000. U.S. must help save elephants. Christian Science Monitor, 12 April 2000, p. 8.

Rodriguez, J.P., G. Ashenfelter, F. Rojas-Suarez, J.J. Garcia Fernandez, L. Suarez, A.P. Dobson, 2000. Local data are vital to worldwide conservation. Nature (Correspondence) 403, 241.

Dobson, A.P., 1997. Why we need the fig wasp. Time. Special issue: Our precious planet. November, 56‑57. Dobson, A.P., 1997. “Hot spots” and endangered species: New directions for public policy. The Chronicle of Higher Education, XLIV, 10, B6-B7.

Dobson, A.P., 1996. Boubous. Two stork stories (originally five!). in Concrete Jungle. Eds., Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman, Juno Books, New York. Dobson, A.P., 1996. Worshiping the spirits of the ancestors. Buffalo Jubilee Issue. Caldera, 5, 39-40.

Dobson, A.P., 1992. The many faces of conservation in Ngorongoro crater. Swara (East African Wildlife Magazine), Nov/Dec. Dobson, A.P., 1992. Withering Heats. Natural History 101, 2-8.

Murray, M., T. Caro, and A.P. Dobson, 1992. The dynamics of Serengeti research. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 7, 108-110.

Dobson, A.P. and R. Absher, 1991. How to pay for tropical rainforests. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 348-351.

Merenlender, A.M. and A.P. Dobson, 1990. Primate ecology at the crossroads. Trends in Ecology and Evolution  5, 324-25.

Dobson, A.P., A. Jolly, and D., 1989. The greenhouse effect and biological diversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 4, 64-68.

Dobson, A.P. and D. Miller, 1989. Infectious diseases and endangered species management. Endangered Species Bulletin 6, 1-5.

Dobson, A.P. and E.G. Ortiz, 1988. Going, going ...... Guan! Trends in Ecology and Evolution 3, 217-218.

Dobson, A.P., 1988. Editorial: Natural resource modeling and conservation biology. Natural Resource Modeling, 3, 341-344.

Dobson, A.P. and M.J. Crawley, 1987. What’s special about desert ecology? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 2, 145-146.