Peer-Reviewed Publications


Kays R, Lasky M, Allen ML, Dowler RC, Hawkins MT, Hope AG, Kohli BA, Mathis VL, McLean B, Olson LE, and Thompson CW. 2022. Which mammals can be identified from camera traps and crowdsourced photographs? Journal of Mammalogy 103(4):767–775


Kays RW, Lasky M, Pease B, Parsons AW, and Pacifici K. Evaluation of the spatial biases and sample size of a statewide citizen science project. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice 6(1): 34, 1–12. DOI:

Lasky M*, Parsons A, Schuttler S, McShea B, Davis G, Kalies L, Sutherland R, Clark SR, Hess G, Boone H, Gatens L, Olfenbuttel C, Shaw J, Dukes C, Menke T, Matthews J, Kays RW. 2021. CAROLINA CRITTERS: camera trap data from mammal surveys across North Carolina. Ecology: e03372. DOI:

Cove M, Kays R, Bontrager H, Bresnan C, Lasky M, Frerichs T, . . . & Mcshea, W. 2020. SNAPSHOT USA 2019: the first coordinated national camera trap survey of the United States. Ecology: e03353. DOI:

Lasky M*, Parsons A, Schuttler S, Mash A, Larson L, Norton B, Pease B, Boone H, Gatens L, Kays R. 2021. Candid Critters: Challenges and Solutions in a Large-Scale Citizen Science Camera Trap Project. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice: 6(1). DOI:

Lasky M*, Campbell J, Osborne JA, Ivory EL, Lasky J, Kendall CJ. 2020. Increasing browse and social complexity can improve zoo elephant welfare. Zoo Biology: 1– 11. DOI:

Bartoszek I, Hendricks M, Easterling I, Andreadis P. 2018. Python Bivittatus (Burmese python) Marine Incursion. Herpetological Review 49(3): 554 - 555. URL: