Slinn, H. L.*, M. A. Barbour, K. M. Crawford, M. A. Rodriguez-Cabal, G. M. Crutsinger. (in review) Genetic variation in resistance to leaf fungus indirectly affects spider density.

Crawford, K. M., and T. M. Knight. (in press) Competition overwhelms the positive plant-soil feedback generated by an invasive plant. Oecologia.

Wagner, N. K.*, B. M. Ochocki, K. M. Crawford, T. E. X. Miller. (2016) Genetic mixture promotes invasive range expansion via a catapult effect of heterosis. Journal of Animal Ecology (epub ahead of print).

Rudgers, J. A., L. Bell-Dereske, K. M. Crawford, S. M. Emery  (2015)  Fungal symbiont effects on dune plant diversity depend on precipitation. Journal of Ecology 103: 219-230.

Ampleman*, M. D., K. M. Crawford, and D. A. Fike (2014) Differential soil organic carbon storage at forb- and grass-dominated plant communities, 33 years after tallgrass prairie restoration. Plant and Soil 374: 899-913

Crutsinger, G. M., A. Gonzalez, K. M. Crawford, and N. J. Sanders (2013) Local and latitudinal variation in abundance: the mechanisms shaping the distribution of an ecosystem engineer. PeerJ 1: e100

Crawford, K. M. and J. A. Rudgers (2013) Genetic diversity within a dominant plant outweighs plant species diversity in structuring an arthropod community. Ecology 94:1025–1035

Crawford, K. M. and J. A. Rudgers (2012) Plant species diversity and genetic diversity within a dominant species interactively affect plant community biomass. Journal of Ecology 100: 1512-1521                                                                                          Editor’s Choice for issue 100:6; Blog post:

Castro, H. F., A. T. Classen, E. E. Austin, K. M. Crawford, and C. W. Schadt (2012) Development and validation of a citrate synthase directed quantitative PCR marker for soil bacterial communities. Applied Soil Ecology 61: 69-75

Crawford, K. M., J. M. Land*, and J. A. Rudgers (2010) Fungal endophytes of native grasses decrease insect herbivore preference and performance. Oecologia 164: 431-444

Crawford, K. M. and K. D. Whitney (2010) Population genetic diversity influences colonization success. Molecular Ecology 19: 1253-1263                                     Highlighted by a perspective article, Molecular Ecology 19: 1079-1081; Reviewed by Faculty of 1000

Crawford, K. M., G. M. Crutsinger, and N. J. Sanders (2007) Host-plant genotypic diversity mediates the distribution of an ecosystem engineer. Ecology 88: 2114-2120

* Indicates undergraduate co-author