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Kari A. Segraves

Kari A. Segraves

Associate Professor
Department of Biology

438 Life Sciences Complex

Research Interests

Coevolution, mutualism, evolution of plant-insect interactions.


  • NSF Postdoctoral fellow, University of Idaho (2003-2005)
  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University (2003)
  • M.S., Washington State University (1998)


  • Bio 405: Introduction to Field Biology Lab
  • Bio 448: Evolutionary Medicine

Recent Publications

  • Glennon KL, Ritchie ME, Segraves KA (2014) Diploid and polyploid plants often share climatic conditions.  Ecology Letters 17:574-582.
  • Althoff DM, Segraves KA, Johnson MT (2014) Testing for coevolutionary diversification: linking pattern with process.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29:82-89.
  • Althoff DM, Xiao W, Sumoski S, Segraves KA (2013) Florivore impacts on plant reproductive success and pollinator mortality in an obligate pollination mutualism. Oecologia 173:1345-1354.
  • Godsoe W, Larson MA, Glennon KL, Segraves KA (2013) Polyploidization in Heuchera cylindrica (Saxifragaceae) did not result in a shift in climatic requirements.  American Journal of Botany 100:496-508.
  • Conrad AO, Segraves KA (2013) Mycorrhizal colonization of Palafoxia feayi (Asteraceae) in a pyrogenic ecosystem.  Mycorrhiza 23:243-249.