ResearchGate & Google Scholar profiles


Stepien, CC, Pfister, CA, Wooton, JT. Functional traits for carbon access in macrophytes. PloS one 11 (7), e0159062. PDF


Stepien, CC. Impacts of geography, taxonomy and functional group on inorganic carbon use patterns in marine macrophytes. Journal of Ecology. 103:1371-1383.

Sequeira, AS, Stepien, CC, CT Tran, A Stuckert, and W Guo. Exploring the legacy of goat grazing: signatures of habitat fragmentation on genetic patterns of endemic weevil populations in Northern Isabela Island, Galápagos. Conservation Genetics, 1-18.


Mok, HF, Stepien, CC, ME Kaczmarek, L Roque-Albelo, and AS Sequeira. Genetics of a weevil introduction to Santa Cruz Island, Galápagos. Journal of Heredity. 105(3):365-380.


Sequeira, AS, Stepien, CC, M Sijapati, and L Roque-Albelo. Past and present of genetic exchange: comparative genetic structure, variability and demographic history in introduced and endemic populations of Galápagos weevils. Journal of Heredity. 103(2):206-220. PDF


Stepien, CC, ME Kaczmarek, HF Mok, A Stuckert, P Chen, S Downer, and AS Sequeira. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci for the introduced weevil Galapaganus howdenae in the Galápagos archipelago. Molecular Ecology Resources Notes 10(3):576-579. Permanent Genetic Resources Note available online on Molecular Ecology Resources Primer Database. PDF


Buchholtz, EA and Stepien, CC. Anatomical transformation in mammals: developmental origin of aberrant cervical anatomy in tree sloths. Evolution & Development. 11(1):69-79. PDF


McCoy, SJ, Stepien, CC and JT Wootton. Local movement of the intertidal chiton Katharina tunicata varies with grazer density among nearby populations.