Dr. Kenneth G. Schoenly

Education and Post-Doctoral Training:

  • Laboratory of Populations (Postdoctoral Advisor: Joel E. Cohen), Rockefeller University, NY.  Food Web Theory, Numerical Methods, and Forensic Entomology.
  • Postdoctoral Associate/Junior Faculty Member (1989-1993)
  • Ph.D. (1989)
    ​Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. (Ph.D. thesis: Empirical Tests of Food Web Theory, C.S. Crawford, advisor; S.L. Pimm, outside examiner). Community Ecology, Entomology, and Numerical Methods.
  • M.S. (1981)
    Biological Sciences, University of Texas, El Paso, TX. (M.S. thesis: Dynamics of a Desert Carrion-Arthropod Community, W.H. Reid, advisor). Entomology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
  • B.S. (1978)
    ​​Biological Sciences, University of Texas, El Paso, TX. Minor: Chemistry.

Contact Information

Address: 
Department of Biological Sciences
California State University, Stanislaus
1 University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382

Office Phone: (209) 667-3949
Email: kschoenly@csustan.edu

Employment:

  • 2007-present Professor, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus.
  • 2003-2007 Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus.
  • 2000-2003 Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, California State University, Stanislaus.
  • 2000 Biology Instructor, College of Santa Fe and Albuquerque Technical-Vocational Institute, Albuquerque, NM
  • 1996-99 Laboratory Head and Internationally-Recruited Scientist, Insect Ecology Group, International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Philippines
  • 1989-2000 Adjunct Assistant Professor (Biology), University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • 1994-95 Graduate Faculty (Biology [M.S.], Applied Computational Analysis & Modeling [Ph.D.]), Louisiana Technical University, Ruston, LA
  • 1994-95 Assistant Professor (Biology), Louisiana Technical University, Ruston, LA
  • 1989-93 Postdoctoral Associate/Junior Faculty Member (Laboratory of Populations), Rockefeller University, NY, NY
  • 1985, 86, 89 (summers) Teaching Associate, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque,  NM
  • 1989 Assistant Curator of Insects, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • 1985-89 Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • 1981-84 Biology Instructor, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
  • 1982 (summer) Visiting Lecturer, UT-El Paso, El Paso, TX
  • 1979-81 Teaching Assistant, UT-El Paso, El Paso, TX
  • 1978-79 Environmental Biologist (White Sands National Monument, NM), UT-El Paso
  • 1978 Research Assistant (Neuroendocrine Physiology), UT-El Paso, El Paso, TX

Teaching Experience:

  • 2000-present Assistant/Associate/Full Professor: California State University, Stanislaus. 
    Courses Taught – Principles of Biology (lecture/lab); Introduction to Zoology (lecture); Human Physiology (lecture); Principles of Entomology (lecture/lab); Medical & Veterinary Entomology (lecture/lab); Aquatic Biology (lecture/lab), Introduction to Evolution (lecture, non-majors); Elements of Environmental Science (lecture); Independent Study (Entomology); Biology Colloquium (undergraduate seminar); Ecological Agriculture (lecture); Quantitative Ecology and Methodology (Graduate); Evolution (lecture, majors)
  • 1994-95 Assistant Professor: Louisiana Technical University. 
    Courses Taught – Principles of Ecology (lecture/lab); Introduction to Environmental Science (lecture, team-taught); General Zoology (lecture); Human Anatomy & Physiology (lecture); Ecological Methodology, Modeling & Statistics (lecture/lab); Investigative Field Techniques in Forensic Science (lecture/lab).
  • 1985-89, 2000 Teaching Assistant. University of New Mexico/College of Santa Fe/Albuquerque T-VI. 
    Courses Taught – Principles of Ecology (designer of labs); Human Biology Instructor: Anatomy & Physiology; General Biology; Environmental Science.
  • 1985-89 Guest Lecturer/Teaching Associate. University of New Mexico. 
    Courses/Lectures Taught - Principles of Ecology; Communities & Ecosystems; Insect Biology; Human Anatomy & Physiology.
  • 1981-84 Biology Instructor. Angelo State University. 
    Courses Taught – Principles of Biology; Plant & Animal Diversity; Human Anatomy & Physiology; Animal Form & Function; Undergraduate Seminar (Community Ecology).
  • 1979-81 Teaching Assistant. University of Texas at El Paso. 
    Courses Taught – Human Anatomy & Physiology (labs).

Honors, Awards, Consultantships, Media Relations:

  • 2003 Ecological Restoration Projects in the BioAg Center (6 bat houses & fox den), Media coverage: 2 local newspapers (The Turlock Journal, Modesto Bee), 27 January.
  • 2002 First Annual, Stanislaus State “Bugfest” (for ENTO 3000 class). Media coverage: front-page story in 3 newspapers (The Turlock Journal, Modesto Bee, Corpus Christi Caller-Times), one internet newspaper (Nando Times), and a 3-minute feature story on the evening news (KOVR-TV, Sacramento), 22 May.
  • 2002 Ecostatistical Consultant, “A food-web and ecostatistical approach to evaluating theimpact of Bacillus thuringiensis on non-target herbivore and natural enemy assemblages on tropical irrigated rice (Oryza sativa)” (Co-PI: M.B. Cohen), International Rice Research Institute, Summer.
  • 2000 Ecostatistical Consultant, “Testing Reliability of Animal Models in Research and Training Programs in Forensic Entomology, Part II.” (Co-PI’s: N.H. Haskell & R.D. Hall), US National Institute of Justice (97-IJ-CX-0046), Summer.
  • 1998 Gold Award for IRRI Corporate Report “Biodiversity: Maintaining the Balance” Four-Color Special Publication, Critique and Award Competition), Agricultural Communicators in Education, USA.
  • 1991 Invited Speaker & Consultant, “Pasture Ecology Workshop”, Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey (Summer).
  • 1988 Outstanding Teaching Assistant (Biology), University of New Mexico.
  • 1987 Ph.D. Comprehensive Exams Passed with Distinction, University of New Mexico.
  • 1985, 88 Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research ($300)
  • 1985-88 Student Research Allocations Committee, Graduate Student Association, University of New Mexico (competitively awarded) ($1,500)
  • 1985-88 Graduate Research Allocations Committee, Biology Graduate Student Association, University of New Mexico (competitively awarded) ($800).
  • 1981 Best Student Presentation (Wilk’s Award), Southwestern Association of Naturalists, Annual Meeting ($200 and the 1st 15 volumes of The Southwestern Naturalist)
  • 1980 Nominated to Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, University of Texas, El Paso chapter.
  • 1978 Nominated to Beta Beta Beta, Biological Honor Society, Delta Phi Chapter.

Postdoctoral Fellows, Ph.D. Exam Committees, and Graduate Students:

  • 2008 Wendy Olmstead and Vance Lum, M.S. students (Ecology and Sustainability), Stanislaus State (supervisor)
  • 2007 James Woolley and April Adrian, M.S. students (Interdisciplinary Studies), Stanislaus State (member)
  • 2005 Rebecca Bullard and Tara Armijo-Prewitt, Ph.D. students (Entomology), UC-Davis (oral exam committee).
  • 1994-95 Cynthia Ann Landingham and Robyn Gentry, Ph.D. students (Applied Computational Analysis and Modeling), Louisiana Technical University (advisor).
  • 1995 Sandra L. Brantley, Ph.D. student (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology), University of New Mexico (outside examiner), completed.
  • 1997-99 Dr. W.J. Zhang, Postdoctoral Fellow (Biodiversity Software Development), International Rice Research Institute (supervisor).
  • 2002 Adam Shahid, M.S. student (Entomology), University of Missouri (ecostatistical consultant), completed.

Scientific Software and Databases:

Co-Author, IRRI Biodiversity Software Series. K.G. Schoenly and W.J. Zhang. 1999.

  1. LUMP, LINK, and JOIN: Rice invertebrate database and utility programs for biodiversity research.
  2. COLLECT1 and COLLECT2: Programs for calculating statistics of collectors’ curves.
  3. BOUNDARY: A program for detecting boundaries in ecological landscapes.
  4. EXTSPP1 and EXTSPP2: Programs for comparing and performance testing eight extrapolation-based estimators of total taxonomic richness.
  5. RARE, SPPDISS, and SPPRANK: Programs for detecting between-sample differences in community structure.

Contributor to ECOWeB (Ecologists Co-Operative Web Bank). Machine-readable data base of 213 food webs. J.E. Cohen, compiler. 1989. Version 1.00. Rockefeller University, New York.

Professional Development and Institutional Activities (1990-Present):

1. Elected Offices, Scientific Organizations: 

2005-06  Secretary, N. American Forensic Entomology Assoc. (NAFEA).
2010-11 President, N. American Forensic Entomology Assoc. (NAFEA).

2. Ecological Restoration Projects in the Stanislaus State​ BioAg Center (bat houses, fox den and pollinarium), January 2003. These projects were funded by two LEGACI Grants from the Great Valley Center ($3,000) and received in-house and community-level support from the Boy Scouts of America (Troop 21), the California Native Plant Society (local chapter), and Stanislaus State Facilities Planning and Operation.

3. Ad Hoc Reviewer for Funding Agencies: U.S. National Science Foundation (Ecology Program, 3x).

4. Reviewer for Refereed Journals: Science; Bioscience; Ecology/Ecological Monographs (5x); Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata; Oikos (4x); Annals of the Entomological Society of America (2x); Environmental Entomology (3x); Journal of Medical Entomology (8x); Ecological Entomology; Pan-Pacific Entomologist; Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment (4x); Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science (Malaysian); Insect Science and Technology (2x), Journal of Arid Environments; Aquatic Ecology; Journal of Forensic Sciences (8x); Molecular Ecology; Psyche (2x); Functional Ecosystems and Communities; Forensic Science International; Journal of Applied Ecology

5. International Donor Relationships: CG-Wide Initiative on “Functional Agrobiodiversity”, ICIPE, Nairobi, June 1997; IRRI Concept Note: “Potential Impacts of Pesticides on Mosquito Population Dynamics and Human Health in Tropical Rice Ecosystems”; IRRI Concept Note: “Enhancing the Interactive Effects of Arthropod Biocontrol Agents in Intensive Irrigated Rice Ecosystems”; IRRI Concept Note: “Rodents and Rice: An Ecological Approach to Reduce Crop Losses”.

6. Departmental, College, and University-Wide Committees (Stanislaus State):

2000-01 Agricultural. Studies Task Force (University wide)
BioAg Committee (University wide)
BioAg Master Plan Committee (University wide)
Liberal Studies Working Committee
Research Committee (Biological Sciences)
Project Ethiopia (University wide)

2001-02 Graduate Council (alternate for P. Roe) (University wide)
BioAg Committee (University wide)
BioAg Master Plan Committee (University wide)
Dean Search, University Extended Education (University wide)
Joint Doctorate (Ph.D.) Committee w/UCM (University wide)
Joint Doctorate (Ed.D) Committee w/UCM (University wide)
Project Ethiopia & Project Taiwan (University wide)
Faculty Advisor, Graduate Student Research Council (University wide)
Architect Selection Committee, Science II Building (University wide)
Agricultural Studies Council (ALS)
Chair, Research Committee (Biological Sciences)
Budget Committee (Biological Sciences)
Chair Search Committee (Biological Sciences)

2003-04 Participant, ALS Retreat (College wide)
Graduate Council (alternate for P. Roe) (University wide)   
Science II Building Committee (University wide)
University Strategic Goals & Planning Committee
Joint Doctorate (Ph.D.) Committee with UC-Merced (University wide)
Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity Policy Committee (University wide)
Agricultural Studies Council (University-wide)
Chair, Biology Research Committee (Biological Sciences)
Budget Committee (Biological Sciences)

2004-05 Science II Building Committee (University wide)
Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity Policy Committee (University wide)
University Strategic Goals & Planning Committee (University wide)
Agricultural Studies Council (University wide)
Chair, Biology Research Committee (Biological Sciences)
University Educational Policy Committee (Fall '04 only)
Faculty Senator (Biological Sciences), Academic Senate
Faculty Search Committee, Biology Educator Position
RPT Committee (Biological Sciences)
Lottery Fund Advisory Committee (University wide)
Graduate Council (alternate for P. Roe) (University wide)

2005-06 Chair, Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity Policy Committee (University wide)
Chair, Biology Research Committee (Biological Sciences)
Agricultural Studies Council (University wide)
Faculty Senator (Biological Sciences), Academic Senate
Administrator Search Committee, Director of EH&S Position (University wide)
Chair, RPT Committee, Fall Term (Biological Sciences)

2006-07 Agricultural Studies Council (University wide)
Chair-Elect, Faculty Budget Advisory Committee (University wide)
Graduate Council (alternate for P. Roe) (University wide)
Biology Research Committee (Biological Sciences)
Resources Committee (Biological Sciences)

2007-08 Agricultural Studies Council (University wide)
Chair, Faculty Budget Advisory Committee (University wide)
Member, Senate Executive Committee (University wide)
Biology Research Committee (Biological Sciences)
Resources Committee (Biological Sciences)
Chair, RPT Committee (Biological Sciences)
Faculty Search Committee, Restoration Ecologist Position

2008-09 Agricultural Studies Council (University wide)
Chair-Elect, Faculty Affairs Committee (University wide)
Faculty Rep, Student Fee Adv. Comm. (University wide)
Chair, PPI Committee (Biological Sciences)           
Member, Biology Research Comm. (Biological Sciences)
Member, Resources Committee (Biological Sciences)
Member, RPT Committee (Biological Sciences)
Member, PTR Committee (Biological Sciences)

2009-10 Chair, FAC (University wide)
Member, SEC (University wide)
Curriculum Committee (Biological Sciences)
Awards Committee (Biological Sciences)

2010-11 UEPC (University wide)
Curriculum Committee (Biological Sciences)
Awards Commitee (Biological Sciences)

2011-12 UEPC (University wide)
Member, Env. Health & Safety Comm. (College wide)
Member, Research Committee (Biological Sciences)
Chair, Awards Committee (Biological Sciences)
Chair, College Reorg. Comm., Phase 2 (Univ. wide)
Working Group, EO 1062 (field trips), (Univ. wide)
Working Group, EO 1064 (internships), (Univ. wide)  
Working Group (Program Suspension/UEPC)

2012-13 Chair-Elect, UEPC (University wide)
UEPC Representative, FBAC (University wide) 
Member, Environmental Health & Safety Comm. (College wide)
Member, DRPT (Biological Sciences)
Member, Research Committee (Biological Sciences)
Chair, Awards Committee (Biological Sciences)

2013-14 Chair, UEPC (University wide)
Member, SEC (University wide) 
Chair, Invertebrate Zoologist Search Committee (Biological Sciences)
Member, Part-Time Faculty Review Committee (Biological Sciences)
Member, Research Committee (Biological Sciences)
 

7.  Professional Societies:

Entomological Society of America
North American Forensic Entomology Association
National Center for Science Education

Grant Support (1992 – present):

1992 Rockefeller Foundation. Spatiotemporal Dynamics and Biological Control Strategies in the Food Web of Philippine Rice Fields (Environmental Research Fellowship Program in International Agriculture). (Co-PI’s: J. E. Cohen, K. L. Heong & J. A. Litsinger). (1992-1994), $108,000
1994 US Justice Department. Testing the Reliability of an Animal Model for Use in Research and Training Programs in Forensic Entomology (National Institute of Justice Grant 94-IJ-CX-0039). (Co-PI’s: N. H. Haskell and R. D. Hall) (1994-1996), $208,000.
1994 Louisiana Tech University. A Research Laboratory to Study Invertebrates of Fallen Trees As Indicators of Stand Health in Louisiana Forests (Summer Research Grant), $1,000.
1995 Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund.. Enhancing Computer Systems, Modeling and GIS Technology in Environmental Science (Co-PI’s: H. Hunt). Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund.
2000 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Grants (Stanislaus State). Pathways, Temporal Dynamics, and Biological Control Strategies in Selected Agroecosystem Food Webs of Central California, $5,000.
2000 Dean ALS, Teaching Initiative Grant (Stanislaus State).  Enhancing Instruction and Learning of Medical, Forensic and Veterinary Entomology Through Multimedia Instruction, $500.
2001 LEGACI Mini-Grant, Great Valley Center (Modesto, CA).. Pollinarium at Stanislaus State, $1,500.
2001 Dean ALS, Teaching Initiative Grant (Stanislaus State).  Completion of the Stanislaus State Pollinarium, $400.
2001 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Grants (Stanislaus State).  Estimating Time of Death from Insect Successional and Develop mental Timetables: Implications for Local Law Enforcement and Forensic Entomology, $5,000.
2002 LEGACI Mini-Grant, Great Valley Center (Modesto, CA). Bat Houses in the BioAg Center at Stanislaus State, $1,500
2002 Dean ALS, Teaching Initiative Grant (Stanislaus State). Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Agroecology and Permaculture Through Multimedia Experiences co-Author: Ida Bowers), $1,000.
2002 Travel Request, Dean ALS and Biology Department (Stanislaus State). Participant and Instructor, Annual Forensic Entomology Workshop, Renssalaer, Indiana (June), $562.
2002 Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Grants (Stanislaus State).  Development of Confidence Intervals in Forensic Entomology, $1,000.
2003 Travel Request, Dean ALS and Biology Department (Stanislaus State). Presenter, Pathology/Biology Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), Chicago, Illinois (February), $700.
2003 Travel Request, Dean ALS and Biology Department (Stanislaus State).  Presenter and Moderator, First Annual North American Forensic Entomology Association (NAFEA), Las Vegas, NV (August), $565.
2003 Biology Research Committee (Stanislaus State). Page Charge/Reprint Reimbursement, $883.
2003 Travel Request, Dean ALS and Biology Department (Stanislaus State).  Presenter, Pathology/Biology Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), Dallas, TX (February), $1,472.
2004
Travel Request, Dean ALS and Biology Department (Stanislaus State). Presenter, 2nd Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Association (NAFEA), Davis, CA (July), $346.
2004 Travel Request, Dean ALS and Biology Department (Stanislaus State).  Presenter, Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of America (ESA), Salt Lake City, UT (November), $554.
2005 Travel Request, Biology Research Committee.  Presenter, Pathology/Biology Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), New Orleans, LA (February), $1,279.
2005 Travel Request, Dean ALS and Biology Department (Stanislaus State).  Presenter, 3rd Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Association (NAFEA), Orlando, FL (July), $1,000.
2006 USAID-BBI Program.  Modeling the impacts of Bt transgene flow on lepidopteran food web structure and stability on wild rice in Vietnam. (unpaid consultant; co-PIs: N.L. Cuong, Y.H. Chen, A.T. Barrion, G. Langelotto & B. Lu) (2006-2009), $313,557.
2006 Faculty Mini-Grant Award, Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (Stanislaus State). Partial Reprint Reimbursement, $300.
2006 Travel Request, Biology Research Committee.  Attendee and Elected Officer (Secretary), 4th Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Association (NAFEA), W. Lafayette, IN (July), $1,050.
2006 Biology Research Committee (Stanislaus State). Partial Reprint Reimbursement, $600.
2007 Mini-Grant, Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (Stanislaus State).  Partial Reprint Reimbursement, $300.
2007 Travel Request, Biology Research Committee (Stanislaus State).  Presenter, Pathology/Biology Section, American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), San Antonio, TX (February), $595.
2007 International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Banos, Philippines.  Travel (airfare and car) and lodging (apartment, utilities) support for sabbatical leave (May-June).
20​07 Travel Request, Dean CNS, Biology Department, and Biology Research Committee (Stanislaus State).  Presenter, 5th Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Association (NAFEA), Vancouver, CANADA (July), $1,051.
2008 Travel Request, Dean CNS, Biology Department, and Biology Research Committee (Stanislaus State).  Presenter, 6th Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Association (NAFEA), Atlantic City, NJ (June), $617.

Publications:

A. Refereed Journal Articles (*corresponding author):

32. Michaud, J-P, *G. Moreau, K. Schoenly. 2014. On throwing out the baby with the bathwater: a reply to Wells.  Journal of Medical Entomology 51: 494-495 (Letter to the Editor).

31. Michaud, J-P, *K. Schoenly, and G. Moreau.  2012.  Sampling flies or sampling flaws?  Experimental design and inference strength in forensic entomology.  Journal of Medical Entomology 49: 1-10 (Forum paper).

30. Bottrell, D.G. and K. Schoenly. 2012.  Resurrecting the ghost of green revolutions past: the brown planthopper as a recurring threat to high-yielding tropical rice production in tropical Asia (Invited Review).  Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 15: 122-140 (most downloaded article from SciVerse Science Direct in first 90 days).

29. *Schoenly, K., J.E. Cohen, K.L. Heong, J.A. Litsinger, A.T. Barrion, and G. Arida.  2010.  Fallowing did not disrupt invertebrate fauna in Philippine low-pesticide irrigated rice fields. Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 593-602.

28. *Schoenly, K., N.H. Haskell, R.D. Hall, and R. Gbur.  2007.  Comparative performance and complementarity of four sampling methods and arthropod preference tests from human and porcine remains at the Forensic Anthropology Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Journal of Medical Entomology 44: 881-894.

27. *Schoenly, K., N.H. Haskell, D.K. Mills, C.Bieme-Ndi, K. Larsen, and Y. Lee.  2006.  Recreating death's acre in the school yard: using pig carcasses as model corpses to teach concepts of forensic entomology and ecological succession. American Biology Teacher 68: 402-410.

26. *Schoenly, K., S.A. Shahid, N.H. Haskell, and R.D. Hall.  2005.  Does carcass enrichment alter community structure of predaceous and parasitic arthropods? A second test of the arthropod saturation hypothesis at the Anthropology Research Facility in Knoxville, Tennessee. Journal of Forensic Sciences 50: 134-141.

25. *Schoenly, K., I. Domingo, and A.T. Barrion. 2003. Determining optimal quadrat sizes for invertebrate communities in agrobiodiversity studies: a case study from tropical irrigated rice.Environmental Entomology 32: 929-938 (Forum paper).

24. *Schoenly, K., M.B. Cohen, A.T. Barrion, W. Zhang, B. Gaolach, and V.D. Viajante. 2003. Effects of Bacillus thuringiensis on non-target herbivore and natural enemy assemblages in tropical irrigated rice. Environmental Biosafety Research 2: 181-206.

23. Shahid, A., *K. Schoenly, N.H. Haskell, R.D. Hall, and W. Zhang. 2003. Carcass enrichment does not alter decay rates or arthropod community structure: a test of the arthropod saturation hypothesis at the Anthropology Research Facility in Knoxville, Tennessee. Journal of Medical Entomology 40: 559-569.

22. *Schoenly, K., H.D. Justo, Jr., A.T. Barrion, M.K. Harris and D.G. Bottrell. 1998. An analysis of invertebrate biodiversity in a Philippine farmer’s irrigated rice field. Environmental Entomology 27: 1125-1136.

21. Sugihara, G., L.F. Bersier and K. Schoenly. 1997. The effects of taxonomic and trophic aggregation on food web properties. Oecologia (Berlin)112: 272-284.

20. *Schoenly, K., M.L. Goff, J.D. Wells and W.D. Lord. 1996. Quantifying statistical uncertainty in entomology-based estimates of the postmortem interval in medicolegal investigations: a simulation study. American Entomologist 42: 106-112.

19. *Schoenly, K., J.E. Cohen, K.L. Heong, J.A. Litsinger, G.B. Aquino, A.T. Barrion, and G. Arida. 1996. Food web dynamics of irrigated Philippine rice at five elevations in Luzon, Philippines. Bulletin of Entomological Research 86: 451-466.

18. *Cohen, J.E., K. Schoenly, K.L. Heong, H. Justo, G. Arida, A.T. Barrion and J.A. Litsinger. 1994. A food-web approach to evaluating the impact of insecticide spraying on insect pest population dynamics in a Philippine irrigated rice ecosystem. Journal of Applied Ecology 31: 747-763.

17. Cohen, J.E, R.A. Beaver, S.H. Cousins, D.L. DeAngelis, L. Goldwasser, K.L. Heong, R.D. Holt, A.J. Kohn, J.H. Lawton, N. Martinez, R. O’Malley, L.M. Page, B.C. Patten, S.L. Pimm, G.A. Polis, M. Rejmánek, T.W. Schoener, K. Schoenly, W.G. Sprules, J.M. Teal, R.E. Ulanowicz, P.H. Warren, H.M. Wilbur and P. Yodzis. 1993. Improving food webs. Ecology 74: 252-258.

16. Schoenly, K. 1992. A statistical analysis of successional patterns in carrion-arthropod assemblages: implications for forensic entomology and determination of the postmortem interval.Journal of Forensic Sciences 37: 1489-1513.

15. *Schoenly, K., M.L. Goff and M. Early. 1992. A BASIC algorithm for calculating the postmortem interval from arthropod successional data. Journal of Forensic Sciences 37: 808-823.

14. *Schoenly, K. and J.E. Cohen. 1991. Temporal variation in food web structure: 16 empirical cases. Ecological Monographs 61: 267-298.

13. *Schoenly, K. 1991. Food web structure in dung and carrion arthropod assemblages, null models and Monte Carlo simulation: applications to medical/veterinary entomology. Journal of Agricultural Entomology 8: 227-249.

12. *Schoenly, K., K. Griest and S. Rhine. 1991. An experimental field protocol for investigating the postmortem interval using multidisciplinary indicators. Journal of Forensic Sciences 36: 1395-1415.

11. *Schoenly, K., R.A. Beaver and T.A. Heumier. 1991. On the trophic relations of insects: a food-web approach. American Naturalist 137: 597-638.

10. *Schoenly, K. 1990. The predators of insects. Ecological Entomology 15: 333-345.

9. Sugihara, G., K. Schoenly and A. Trombla. 1989. Scale invariance in food web properties. Science 245: 48-52.

8. *Schoenly, K. and W. Reid. 1989. Dynamics of heterotrophic succession in carrion revisited: a reply to Boulton and Lake (1988). Oecologia (Berlin) 79: 140-142.

7. *Schoenly, K. and W. Reid. 1987. Dynamics of heterotrophic succession in carrion-arthropod assemblages: discrete seres or a continuum of change? Oecologia (Berlin) 73: 192-202.

6. Schoenly, K. and D.M. Calabrese. 1983. An aggregation of Chalybion californicum (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae) in a bell. Entomological News 94(4): 145-146.

5. *Schoenly, K. 1983. Microclimate observations and diel activities of certain carrion arthropods in the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 91: 342-347.

4. *Schoenly, K. and W. Reid. 1983. Community structure of carrion arthropods in the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments 6: 253-263.

3. *Schoenly, K. 1983. Arthropods associated with equine and bovine dung in an ungrazed Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 76: 790-796.

2. *Schoenly, K. 1981. Additions to the arthropod carrion fauna for the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Southwestern Naturalist 26(4): 430-431

1. *Schoenly, K. 1981. Demographic bait trap. Environmental Entomology 10: 615-617.

B. Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters (*corresponding author):

6. *Schoenly, K., J-=P Michaud, and G. Moreau.  In press.  Design and analysis of field studies in carrion ecology.  Pages xxx-xxx in E. Benbow et al., editors.

5. *Moreau, G., J-P Michaud, and K. Schoenly.  In press.  Experimental design and computer modeling.  Pages xxx-xxx in J. Tomberlin et al., editors.

4. *Haskell, N.H. and K. Schoenly. 2008.  Entomological collection techniques at autopsy and for other environments in the terrestrial setting.  Pages 102-113 in N.H. Haskell and R.E. Williams, editors.  Entomology and Death: A Procedural Guide, 2nd edition. Forensic Entomology Partners, Clemson, SC.

3. Heong, K.L. and K. Schoenly. 1999. Impact of insecticides on pest-natural enemy communities in tropical rice ecosystems. Pages 381-403 in P. Haskell and P. McEwen, editors.Ecotoxicology, Pesticides and Beneficial Organisms. Chapman and Hall, New York.

2. *Schoenly, K., T.W. Mew, and W. Reichardt. 1998. Biological diversity of rice landscapes. Pages 285-299 in N.G. Dowling, S.M. Greenfield, and K.S. Fischer, editors. Sustainability of Rice in the Global Food System. Pacific Basin Center and the International Rice Research Institute.

1. *Schoenly, K., J.E. Cohen, K.L. Heong, G. Arida, A.T. Barrion and J.A. Litsinger. 1996. Quantifying the impact of insecticides on food web structure of rice-arthropod populations in a Philippine farmer’s irrigated field: a case study. Pages 343-351 in G. Polis and K. Winemiller, editors. Food Webs: Integration of Patterns and Dynamics. Chapman and Hall, New York.

C. Published Abstracts and Technical Reports (Refereed & Non-Refereed):

17. Schoenly, K.G., J.K. Tomberlin, J.R. Wallace, M.L. Goff, J.D. Wells, R.W. Merritt.  2007. A standardized field protocol for experimentally investigating variability in entomology-based postmortem intervals over multiple sites and years: a proposal.  Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 13: 292.

16. Bullard, R.A., K.G. Schoenly, and R. Kimsey.  2005.  Inter-observer variability in entomology-based PMI estimates: a single blind study.  Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 11: 254.

15. Schoenly, K.G., N.H. Haskell, and R.D. Hall.  2005.  Which field method is best?  A comparative study of four entomological methods for sampling forensically-important arthropods on human and porcine remains at the Anthropology Research Facility in Knoxville, Tennessee.  Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 11: 252-253.

14. Schoenly, K.G., A. Shahid, N.H. Haskell, and R.D. Hall.  2004.  Does carcass enrichment alter community structure of predaceous and parasitic arthropods? A second test of the arthropod saturation hypothesis at the Anthropology Research Facility in Knoxville, Tennessee. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 10: 257.

13. Shahid, A., K.G. Schoenly, N.H. Haskell, and R.D. Hall.  2003.  Validation of the Anthropology Research Facility in Knoxville, TN, as a research and training site for forensic entomology.  Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 9: 199-200.

12. Haskell, N.H., K.G. Schoenly, and R.D. Hall. 2001. Testing reliability of animal models in research and training programs in forensic entomology, part II (NIJ Grant No. 97-IJ-CX-0046), NIJ Final Report on Findings.

11. Zhang, W.J. and K.G. Schoenly. 2001. A randomization test and software to compare ecological communities. International Rice Research Notes 26(2): 48-49.

10. Schoenly, K., N.H. Haskell, and R.D. Hall. 2000. Using insects as “tools” in criminal investigations. At-A-Glance: Recent Research Findings. National Institute of Justice Journal (January issue): 42-43.

9. Barrion, A.T. and K. Schoenly. 1999. Advances in biological control in tropical rice agroecosystems. DFID/CPP Rice Crop Protection Workshop, BRRI, Gazipur, Bangladesh.

8. Schoenly, K. and I. Domingo. 1999. A modified area collector for sampling aquatic invertebrate assemblages in flooded rice. International Rice Research Notes 24(1): 34-36.

7. Barrion, A.T. and K. Schoenly. 1999. Advances in biological control in rice agroecosystems. Symposium in Biology Control. UP-Mindanao, Camp Alno, Davao City, Philippines.

6. Schoenly, K. 1999. Are tungro disease counts repeatable? Tungro Disease and its Management in Rice Ecosystems. IRRI-DFID.

5. Schoenly, K.G. 1996. Landscape ecology and conservation biology as paddy landscape conservation. Pages 51-53 in Proceedings of the Rice IPM Conference, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), 19-21 November, Kuala Lumpur.

4. Loc, N.T., H.V. Nghiep, H.H. Luc, N.T. Nham, H.V. Luat, K.G. Schoenly, A.T. Barrion, and K.L. Heong. 1996. Effect of crop residue burning on rice predators: a case study in Vietnam. Pages 54-55 in Proceedings of the Rice IPM Conference, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), 19-21 November, Kuala Lumpur.

3. Domingo, I. and K. Schoenly. 1998. An improved suction apparatus for sampling invertebrate communities in flooded rice. International Rice Research Notes 23(2): 38-39.

2. Schoenly, K. 1997. High N inputs increase compensation from stemborer attack. INMNet Bulletin (December Issue), IRRI.

1. Schoenly, K.G., N.H. Haskell, and R.D. Hall. 1996. Testing reliability of animal models in research and training programs in forensic entomology. NIJ Final Report on Findings, National Institute of Justice, Washington, D.C.

D. Invited Conferences/Oral Papers/Symposia/Seminars/Workshops:

34. Michaud, J.P., Moreau, G., and Schoenly, K.G. 2012.  Common Uses and Abuses of Planned Experiments, Invited Presentation for Workshop: "Experimental Design and Statistics: Current Trends and Techniques for Forensic Entomologists".  Tenth Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Conference, Las Vegas, NV (July).

33. Schoenly, K.G. 2011.  Methodological approaches for obtaining area-wide inventories of carrion-arthropod assemblages for forensic entomology casework.  Nineth Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Conference, College Station, TX (July).

32. Michaud, J.P., Schoenly, K.G., and Moreau, Gaetan.  2010.  Accuracy, reliability and validity in forensic entomology: how far have we come?  Eighth Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Conference, Windsor, ON, CANADA (July).

31. Schoenly, K.G. and Tarone, A.  2009.  No carrion before its time: Univariate and multivariate statistical results confirm between-site repeatability of colonization order in carrion-arthropod assemblages.  Seventh Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Conference, N. Miami Beach, FL (July).

30. Schoenly, K.G.  2008.  No carrion before its time: Between-site repeatability of colonization order in carrion-arthropod assemblages.  Sixth Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Conference, Atlantic City, NJ (June).

29. Schoenly, K.G.  2007.  Quantifying between-subject repeatability of succession- and development-based PMI statistics: A computer demonstration.  Fifth Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Conference, Vancouver, BC Canada (July).

28. Schoenly, K.G., J.K. Tomberlin, J.R. Wallace, M.L. Goff, J. D. Wells, R.W. Merritt, J. H. Byrd, D. Carter.  2007.  A Standardized field protocol revisited: A proposal for experimentally investigating variability in entomology-based postmortem intervals over multiple sites and years.  Fifth Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Conference, Vancouver, BC Canada (July).

27. Schoenly, K.G., J.K. Tomberlin, J.R. Wallace, M.L. Goff, J.D. Wells, R.W. Merritt.  2007. A standardized field protocol for experimentally investigating variability in entomology-based postmortem intervals over multiple sites and years: a proposal.  Annual Meeting American Academy of Forensic Sciences, San Antonio, TX (February).

26. K.G. Schoenly. 2006. Intelligent design is not science.  Kick-back Science Seminars; Division of Mathematics, Sciences, and Engineering; Modesto Junior College, Modesto, CA (April).

25. K. G. Schoenly, R. Bullard and R. Kimsey.  2005.  Review and analysis of error rates (uncertainties) in entomology-based PMI estimates.  Third Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Conference, Orlando, FL (July).

24. Schoenly, K.G., N.H. Haskell, and R.D. Hall.  2004.  Insect succession as a tool to estimate the postmortem interval: prospects and limitations.  Invited speaker for symposium "From the Corpse to the Courtroom and Beyond: Entomological Contributions in the Forensic Setting", 52nd Annual Meeting, Entomological Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT (November).

23. Bullard, R., K. G. Schoenly, and R. Kimsey.  2003.  Inter-observability in entomology-based PMI estimates: a single blind study.  Second Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Conference, Davis, CA (July).

22. Haskell, N.H., K.G. Schoenly and J.D. Wells.  2003.  Verification of postmortem interval estimates by confirmed case study data and blind testing of pigs of known times of death.  First Annual North American Forensic Entomology Conference, Las Vegas, NV (August).

21. Schoenly, K.G., N.H. Haskell, and R.D. Hall.  2003.  Within- and between-subject repeatability of succession-based PMI statistics in human and pig remains.  First Annual Meeting, North American Forensic Entomology Conference, Las Vegas, NV (August).

20. Schoenly, K.G. 2003. Comparative field studies of forensically-important arthropods from porcine and human remains at the Anthropology Research Facility (a.k.a. `Body Farm’) in Knoxville, Tennessee. Invited seminar, Forensic Science Seminar Series, Fresno State University, Fresno, CA (April).

19. Schoenly, K. 2002. Impact of Bt sprays on natural enemy assemblages in irrigated tropical rice ecosystems. Colloquium Speaker, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanislaus State (April).

18. Schoenly, K. 2001. Biodiversity approaches in forensic entomology and their use in estimating postmortem intervals in medicocriminal cases. California Association of Medical Laboratory Technicians, Sacramento, CA (February).

17. Schoenly, K. 2001. Biodiversity approaches in forensic entomology and their use in estimating postmortem intervals in medicocriminal cases. California Association of Medical Laboratory Technicians, Long Beach, CA (April).

16. Schoenly, K. 2001. Biodiversity approaches in forensic entomology and their use in estimating postmortem intervals in medicocriminal cases. California Association of Medical Laboratory Technicians, San Francisco, CA (May).

15. Schoenly, K. 2001. Body Farm research in forensic entomology: observational and ecostatistical results. Colloquium Speaker, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanislaus State (April).

14. Schoenly, K. Nov. 2001. Pathways, temporal dynamics, and sampling challenges of large agroecosystem food webs: lessons from irrigated tropical rice. Invited seminar, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University (October).

13. Schoenly, K. Nov. 2000. Necrophagous insects and entomophagous humans: insects and people come full circle. Second Biannual Biology Round Table Meeting, Stanislaus State, Turlock, CA.

12. Schoenly, K., I. Domingo, W.J. Zhang and A.T. Barrion. 1999. Effects of sampling activities on crop performance and invertebrate community reconstitution: implications for agrobiodiversity assessment in tropical rice ecosystems. Ecological Society of America, Spokane, WA (August).

11. Schoenly, K. and K.L. Heong. 1998. When does an herbivore become a crop pest? Lessons from tropical rice. Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, MD (August).

10. Schoenly, K., K.L. Heong, I. Domingo and A.T. Barrion. 1997. Spatiotemporal dynamics of insect `pest’ and natural enemy assemblages in an agricultural landscape: lessons from tropical irrigated rice. Ecological Society of America, Albuquerque, NM (August).

9. Barrion, A.T., R. Jackson and K. Schoenly. 1997. Biology and laboratory predation of Dindymus pulcher Stal (Hemiptera: Pyrrhocoridae) on golden apple snails in the Philippines. Third National Malacological Convention. National Institute of Geological Sciences, UP-Dilliman, Quezon City, PHILIPPINES.

8. Schoenly, K., N.H. Haskell, and R.D. Hall. 1996. Testing reliability of animal models in research and training programs in forensic entomology. Final Report, NIJ Research Update, meeting with the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New York, NY (February).

7. Schoenly, K. 1995. Impacts of insecticides on the food web of Philippine ricefields. Invited Lecturer and Participant in “Integration of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Food Webs”, Cornell Summer School, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

6. Schoenly, K., J.E. Cohen, K.L. Heong, A.T. Barrion, G. Arida and J.A. Litsinger. 1993. Quantifying the impact of insecticide sprays on the food web of irrigated rice in Philippine farmer’s fields. Invited paper for international symposium: “Food Webs: Integration of Patterns and Dynamics”, Pingree Park, Colorado.

5. Schoenly, K. 1993. Dung-arthropod communities in pasture ecosystems. Invited Speaker and Workshop Participant in “Pasture Ecology”, hosted by Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey.

4. Schoenly, K., M.L. Goff and M. Early. 1991. A BASIC algorithm for calculating the postmortem interval from arthropod successional data. American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New Orleans, Louisiana (February).

3. Schoenly, K. 1989. Monte Carlo methods, null models and food web structure in dung and carrion arthropod assemblages. Invited paper for Informal Conference: “Application of Computer Models to Medical/Veterinary Entomological Problems”, Entomological Society of America, San Antonio, Texas (December).

2. Schoenly, K. 1988. Structure of insect-dominated food webs. Guild of Rocky Mountain Population Biologists, Ghost Ranch, New Mexico.

1. Schoenly, K. and W. Reid. 1984. On the utility of named decay stages in carrion-arthropod studies: a polar ordination analysis. Entomological Society of America, San Antonio, Texas (December).