If you would like a PDF version of any of these papers, please email me at leonard-pingel.1 at osu dot edu and I will send a copy.

*Denotes undergraduate co-author.


Cramer, K. L., O’Dea, A., Leonard-Pingel, J. S., and Norris, R. D. (2020). Millenial-scale change in the structure of a Caribbean reef ecosystem and the role of human and natural disturbance. Ecography 42:1-11.

Leonard-Pingel, J. Kidwell, S. M., Tomašových, A., Alexander, C. R., and Cadien, D. B. (2019) Gauging benthic recovery from 20th century pollution on the Southern California continental shelf using bivalves from sediment cores. Marine Ecology Progress Series 615:101-119.

*Bizjack, M.T., Kidwell, S. M., Leonard-Pingel, J., Tomašových, A., and Velarde, R.G. (2017) Detection and discrimination of legacy and illegal dredge spoil on the southern California shelf using dead mollusk shells. Marine Pollution Bulletin 114:448-465.

Leonard-Pingel, J. S. and Jackson, J. B. C. (2016) Drilling predation increased in response to changing environments in the Caribbean Neogene. Paleobiology 42:394-409.

O’Dea, A., Lessios, H.A., Coates, A.G., Eyatn, R.I., Restrepo-Moreno, S.A., Cione, A.L., Collins, L.S., de Queiroz, A., Farris, D.W., Norris, R.D., Stallard, R.F., Woodburne, M.O., Aguilera, O., Aubry, M.P., Berggren, W.A., Budd, A.F., Cozzuol, M.A., Coppard, S.E., Duque-Caro, H., Finnegan, S., Gasparini, G.M., Grossman, E.L., Johnson, K.G., Keigwin, L.D., Knowlton, N., Leigh, E.G., Leonard-Pingel, J.S., Marko, P.B., Pyenson, N.D., Rachello-Dolmen, P.G., Soibelzon, E., Soibelzon, L., Todd, J.A., Vermeij, G.J., Jackson, J.B.C. (2016) Formation of the Isthmus of Panama. Science Advances Vol. 2 no. 8, e1600883.

Cramer, K.L., Leonard-Pingel, J., Rodriguez, F., Jackson, J. B. C. (2015) Molluscan subfossil assemblages reveal the long-term deterioration of coral reef environments in Caribbean Panama. Marine Pollution Bulletin 96:176-187.

Leonard-Pingel, J. S. and Jackson, J. B. C. (2013) Drilling intensity varies among Neogene tropical American Bivalvia in relation to shell form and life habit. Bulletin of Marine Science 89:905-919.

Leonard-Pingel, J. S., Jackson, J. B. C. & O’Dea, A. (2012) Featured Article: Changes in Bivalve functional and community ecology in response to environmental change in the Caribbean Neogene. Paleobiology 38:509-524.

Cramer, K. L., Jackson, J. B. C., Angioletti, C. V., Leonard-Pingel,  J., and Guilderson, T. P. (2012) Extensive Anthropogenic Mortality on Caribbean Coral Reefs Predates Coral Bleaching and Disease. Ecology Letters, 15: 561-567.