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  • DeWitt, P.D., M.S. Schuler, D.R. Visscher, and R.P. In Press. Thiel. Nutritional state reveals complex consequences of risk in a wild predator-prey community. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
  • Schuler, M.S., J.M. Chase, and T.M. Knight. 2017. Habitat size modulates the influence of heterogeneity on species diversity patterns in an experimental zooplankton community.  Ecology. 98(6): 1651-1659[Article]
  • Schuler, M.S., J.M. Chase, and T.M. 2017. Knight. Habitat size alters the importance of dispersal for species diversity in a freshwater zooplankton community. Ecology and Evolution. [Article]
  • Stoler, A.B., W.D. Hintz, D.K. Jones, L. Lind, B.M. Mattes, M.S. Schuler, R.A. Relyea. 2017. Leaf litter mediates the negative effect of road salt on forested wetland communities. Freshwater Science. 36(2):415-426. [Article]
  • Stoler, A.B., W.D. Hintz, D.K. Jones, L. Lind, B.M. Mattes, M.S. Schuler, R.A. Relyea. 2017Effects of a common insecticide on wetland communities with varying quality of leaf litter inputs. Environmental Pollution. 226:452-462[Article]
  • Schuler, M. S., W.D. Hintz, D.K. Jones, L. Lind, B.M. Mattes, A.B. Stoler, K. Sudol, and R.A. Relyea. 2017. In search of safer alternatives: How common road salts and organic additives alter freshwater food webs. Journal of Applied Ecology. 10.1111/1365-2664.12877. [Article]
  • Hintz, W. D., B.M. Mattes, M.S. Schuler, D.K. Jones, A.B. Stoler, L. Lind, and R.A. Relyea. 2017. Salinization triggers a trophic cascade in experimental freshwater communities with varying food-chain length. Ecological Applications. 27(3): 833-844. [Article]
  • Jones, D.K., B.M. Mattes, W.D. Hintz, M.S. Schuler, A.B. Stoler, L. Lind, R.O. Cooper, and R.A. Relyea. 2017. Investigation of road salts and biotic stressors on freshwater wetland communities. Environmental Pollution. 221: 159-167. [Article]
  • Stoler, A.B., B.M. Walker*, W.D., Hintz, D.K. Jones, L. Lind, B. M. Mattes, M.S. Schuler, and R.A. Relyea. 2017. Combined effects of road salt and an insecticide on wetland communities. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 36 (3), 771-779. [Article]


  • Sears, M.W., M.J. Angilletta, M.S. Schuler, J. Borchert, K.F. Dilliplane*, M. Stegman*, T. Rusch*, and W.A. Mitchell. 2016. Configuration of the thermal landscape determines thermoregulatory performance of ectotherms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201604824. [Article]


  • Schuler, M.S., J.M. Chase, and T.M. Knight. 2015. More individuals drive the
species energy-area relationship in a zooplankton community. Oikos. 124: 1065– 1070. [Article]


  • Schuler, M.S. and Orrock, J.L. 2012. The maladaptive significance of maternal effects in plants. Evolutionary Ecology, 26(3), 475-481. [Article]
  • Schuler, M.S., M.W. Sears, and M.J. Angilletta. 2011. Food consumption does not affect the preferred body temperature of Yarrow’s spiny lizard (Sceloporus jarrovi). Journal of Thermal Biology, 36(2), 112-115. [Article]
  • Schuler, M.S., J.J. Storm, B.C. Cooper, M.W. Sears, and M.J. Angilletta. 2011.
Isopods failed to acclimate their thermal physiology of locomotor performance during predictable or stochastic cooling. PloS one, 6(6), e20905. [Article]
  • Angilletta, M.J., B.S. Cooper, M.S. Schuler, and J.G. Boyles. 2010. The evolution of thermal physiology in endotherms. Frontiers in Bioscience E, 2, 861-881. [Article]
  • Schuler, M.S. and R.P. Thiel. 2008. Annual vs. Multiple Year Home range sizes of individual Blanding’s Turtles, Emydoidea blandingii, in Central Wisconsin. The Canadian field-naturalist,122(1), 61-64. [Article]

In Review

  • Schuler, M. S., W.D. Hintz, D.K. Jones, B.M. Mattes, A.B. Stoler, and R.A. Relyea. The effect of invasive snails, clams, and mussels on aquatic ecosystems: a lack of support for the invasional meltdown hypothesis.
  • Schuler, M.S. and R.A. Relyea. Road salts and organic additives affect mosquito recruitment: an emerging problem in wetlands.
  • Jones, D.K., Yates, E.K., Mattes, B.M., Hintz, W.D., Schuler, M.S., Relyea, R.A. Under review. Timing and frequency of exposure modifies retention of induced tolerance to contaminants in amphibians.
  • Jones, D.K., Hintz, W.D., Schuler, M.S., Yates, E.K., Mattes, B.M., Relyea, R.A. Under review. Induced tolerance to agrochemicals was paved by evolutionary responses to predators.