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Journal Articles


  • Taube, J.C., P.B. Miller & J.M. Drake. An open-access database of infectious disease transmission trees to explore superspreader epidemiology. medRxiv. [online]
  • Kramer, A.M., A. Mercier, S. Maher, Y. Kumi-Ansu, S. Bowden & J.M. Drake. Spread of white-nose syndrome in North America, 2006-2018. bioRxiv. [online]





















  • Drake, J.M. 2003. The paradox of the parasites: implications for biological invasion. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, Supplement (Biology Letters) 270:S133-S135.
  • Drake, J.M. 2003. Why does grassland productivity increase with species richness? Disentangling species richness and composition with tests for overyielding and superyielding in biodiversity experiments. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 270:1713-1719.

Book chapters, edited works, and dissertation

  • Drake, J.M., M. Bonsall & M.R. Strand. 2021. Population Biology of Vector-borne Diseases. Oxford University Press.
  • Drake, J.M., K. Magori, K. Knoblich, S.E. Bowden & W.I. Bajwa. 2021. Force of infection and variation in outbreak size in a multi-species host-pathogen system: West Nile virus in New York City. pp 69-81 in Population Biology of Vector-borne Diseases. J.M. Drake, M. Bonsall & M.R. Strand, eds. Oxford University Press.
  • Drake, J.M., S.M. O’Regan, V. Dakos, S. Kefi & P. Rohani. 2020. Alternative stable states, tipping points, and early warning signals of ecological transitions. In: Theoretical Ecology, pp.263-284. Oxford University Press.
  • Drake, J.M., L. Berec, & A.M. Kramer. 2019. Allee effects. In: Fath, B.D. (editor in chief) Encyclopedia of Ecology, 2nd edition, vol. 3, pp. 613. Oxford: Elsevier.
  • Drake, J.M. & A.W. Park. 2016. A model for coupled outbreaks contained by behavior change. In Mathematical Modeling for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases. Springer. [online]
  • Pulliam, H.R., J.M. Drake, & J.R.C. Pulliam. 2011. On estimating demographic and dispersal parameters for niche and source-sink models. Chapter in Sources, Sinks, and Sustainability Across Landscapes. J. Liu, V. Hull, and A. Morzillo, eds. pp. 183-215.
  • Keller, R.P. & J.M. Drake. 2009. Trait-based risk assessment for invasive species. In Lodge, Lewis, Shogren, and Keller (eds) Economics of Biological Invasions. pp. 44-62.
  • Herborg, M., J.M. Drake, J. Rothlisberger, & J.M. Bossenbroek. 2009. Identifying suitable habitat for invasive spceis using ecological niche models and the policy implications of range forecasts. In Lodge, Lewis, Shogren, and Keller (eds) Economics of Biological Invasions. pp. 63-82.
  • Drake, J.M. & C. Jerde. 2009. Stochastic mdoels of propagule pressure and establishment. In Lodge, Lewis, Shogren, and Keller (eds) Bioeconomics of Invasive Species. pp. 83-102.
  • Drake, J.M., editor. 2005. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference. American Midland Naturalist 153:1-79. [web contents]
  • Drake, J.M. 2004. Risk Analysis for Biological Invasions of the Laurentian Great Lakes and Inland Aquatic Ecosystems. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Notre Dame. [pdf]

Book reviews, letters, and opinions

  • Lofgren, E., M.E. Halloran, C.M. Rivers, J.M. Drake, T.C. Porco, B. Lewis, W. Yang, A. Vespignani, J. Shaman, J.N.S. Eisenberg, M.C. Eisenberg, M. Marathe, S.V. Scarpino, K.A. Alexander, R. Meza, M.J. Ferrari, J.M. Hyman, L.A. Meyers, & S. Eubank. 2014. Mathematical models: A key tool for outbreak response. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111:18095-18096. [online]
  • C. Rivers, K. Alexander, S. Bellan, S. Del Valle, J. M. Drake, J. N.S. Eisenberg, S. Eubank, M. Ferrari, M. E. Halloran, A. Galvani, B. L. Lewis, J. Lewnard, E. Lofgren, C. Macal, M. Marathe, M. L. Ndeffo Mbah, L. Ancel Meyers, R. Meza, A. Park, T. Porco, S. V. Scarpino, J. Shaman, A. Vespignani, & W. Yang. 2014. Ebola: models do more than forecast (letter to the editor). Nature 515:492. [online]
  • Halloran, M.E., A. Vespignani, N. Bharti, L.R. Feldstein, K.A. Alexander, M. Ferrari, J. Shaman, J.M. Drake, T. Porco, J.N.S. Eisenberg, S.Y. Del Valle, E. Lofgren, S.V. Scarpino, M.C. Eisenberg, D. Gao, J.M. Hyman, S. Eubank, & I.M. Longini. 2014. Ebola: mobility data (letter to the editor). Science 346:433.
  • Drake, J.M. 2013. Food webs (book review). Quarterly Review of Biology 88:132-133.
  • Drake, J.M. 2013. A niche for theory and another for practice. Book review of Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions by A.T. Peterson et al. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 28:76-77.
  • McKaughan, D.J. & J.M. Drake. 2012. Representing vague opinion. Principia 16(2):341-344.
  • Drake, J.M. 2012. Philosophy of ecology (book review). Quarterly Review of Biology 87(2):141-142.
  • Drake, J.M. 2012. Ecology, cognition, and landscape: Linking natural and social systems (book review). Quarterly Review of Biology 87(1):55-56.
  • Springborn, M., J.P. Schmidt, & J.M. Drake. 2012. Cost-Sensitive Risk Assessment for Invasive Plants in the United States. Proceedings of the California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 15:1. Cal-IPC, Berkeley, CA, 51-53.
  • Pardini, E.A., J.M. Drake, & T. Knight. 2011. On the utility of population models for invasive plant management: response to Evans and Davis. Ecological Applications 21:614-618.
  • Drake, J.M. 2010. Allee effects in ecology and conservation by F. Couchamp, L. Berec, and J. Gascoigne (book review). Quarterly Review of Biology 85:216.
  • Drake, J.M. 2009. Should Christians be realists? Context and conversation with Bradley John Monton – a review essay. Christian Scholar’s Review XXXVIII (2):283-292.
  • Drake, J.M., D.M. Lodge, and C. Costello. 2008. Reply to Ricciardi & MacIsaac. Ecological Applications 18:1323-1324.
  • Drake, J.M. & D.M. Lodge. 2008. Reply to Reid & Hudson. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 65:554-555.
  • Drake, J.M. 2008. Niche Modeling: predictions from statistical distributions by David Stockewell (book review). Biometrics 64:311-312.
  • Drake, J.M. 2008. Population ecology: viability analysis. pp. 2901-2907 in Encylopedia of Ecology. Elsevier, Oxford. (Peer reviewed).
  • Drake, J.M. 2007. When nature attacks. Review of Invasion Ecology (1st edition) by J.L. Lockwood, M.F. Hoopes, & M.P. Marchetti. Times Higher Education Supplement (May 2007).
  • Drake, J.M. & D.M. Lodge. 2006. On the distribution and extension of rainbow smelt – reply. Fisheries 31:304-305.
  • Drake, J.M. 2006. Caring for Creation edited by S. Tillett (book review). Science and Christian Belief 18:204-205.
  • Drake, J.M. 2005. Ethical considerations. Invasive Species and the Public Good. YFF Review 8(1):19-21.
  • Drake, J.M. 2005. Ecological orbits by L. Ginzburg and M. Colyvan (book review). American Midland Naturalist 153:454-455.
  • Drake, J.M. 2005. Fundamental limits to the precition of early warning systems for epidemics of infectious diseases. PLoS Medicine. 2:461-462. Published online 30 March 2005. [web version]
  • Drake, J.M., C. Costello, & D.M. Lodge. 2005. When did the discovery rate for invasive species in the North American Great Lakes accelerate? BioScience 55(1): 4.
  • Drake, J.M. 2005. When explanation? The diversity of practices in ecology: A review of Scientific method for ecological research by E. David Ford. Biology and Philosophy 19:801-807.
  • Drake, J.M. & R. Keller. 2004. Environmental justice alert: Do developing nations bear the burden of risk for invasive species? BioScience 54:718-719.
  • Drake, J.M. 2004. Population viability analysis: theoretical advances and research needs. Endangered Species UPDATE 21(3):93-96.
  • Drake, J.M. 2004. Population viability analysis, S.R. Beissinger and D.R. McCullough, eds. and Quantitative conservation biology by W.F. Morris and D.F. Doak (book review). Oryx 38(3):351-352.
  • Drake, J.M. 2004. Complex population dynamics: A theoretical/empirical synthesis by Peter Turchin (book review). Quarterly Review of Biology 79(3):298.
  • Drake, J.M. 2004. Stochastic population dynamics in ecology and conservation by R. Lande, S. Engen, and B.-E. Sæther (book review). Acta Biotheoretica 53:219-220.
  • Drake, J.M. 2004. Foot and mouth disease: facing the new dilemmas, G.R. Thomson, ed. (book review). Risk Analysis 24(5):1412-1413.
  • Drake, J.M. & R.B. Bademan. 2003. Disseminating Darwinism, Numbers and Stenhouse, eds. (book review). Science and Christian Belief 15.
  • Drake, J.M. 2003. Femlab 2.3. (review of computer software for solving nonlinear partial differential equations). Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 84:193-195.
  • Drake, J.M. 2003. The constructive use of metaphor in ecology. Science Debate responses, published online 5 September 2003. [web version]
  • Drake, J.M. 2003. Chaos in ecology: experimental nonlinear dynamics by J.M. Cushing, et al. (book review) CHANCE 16(4):48-49.
  • Drake, J.M. 2003. What has ecology to do with psychology? A review of Ecological psychology in context by H. Heft. Theory and Psychology 13:573-576.
  • Drake, J.M. 2003. Children and nature: psychological, sociocultural and evolutionary investigations, P.H. Kahn and S.R. Kellert, eds. (book review) Research News & Opportunities in Science and Theology 3(12):32.
  • Drake, J.M. 2003. Narrative, religion and science by S. Prickett (book review). Reviews in Religion & Theology 10:270-273.
  • Drake, J.M. 2003. Science and religion in the English-speaking world, 1600-1727 by R. Brooks and D. Himrod (book review). Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 55(1):56.
  • Drake, J.M. 2003. The Darwin wars by Andrew Brown (book review). Science and Christian Belief 15:65-66.
  • Bademan, R.B. & J.M. Drake. 2003. Reconciling science and religion: The debate in early-twentieth-century by P. Bowler (book review). Reviews in Religion & Theology.
  • Drake, J.M. 2002. Elements of mathematical ecology by M. Kot (book review). Acta Biotheoretica 50:205-207.