Peter Hudson

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Titles and Affiliations
Verne M. Willaman Professor, Biology
Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Research Summary

Explores disease dynamics in three main study areas: epidemiology and population dynamics, heterogeneities and parasite interactions, with implications for the control of wildlife diseases and of emerging zoonotic disease.

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Recent Publications

A metapopulation model of social group dynamics and disease applied to Yellowstone wolves

Brandell, E. E., Dobson, A. P., Hudson, P. J., Cross, P. C. & Smith, D. W., Mar 9 2021, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118, 10, e2020023118.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Group density, disease, and season shape territory size and overlap of social carnivores

Brandell, E. E., Fountain-Jones, N. M., Gilbertson, M. L. J., Cross, P. C., Hudson, P. J., Smith, D. W., Stahler, D. R., Packer, C. & Craft, M. E., Jan 2021, In: Journal of Animal Ecology. 90, 1, p. 87-101 15 p.

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Patterns and processes of pathogen exposure in gray wolves across North America

Brandell, E. E., Cross, P. C., Craft, M. E., Smith, D. W., Dubovi, E. J., Gilbertson, M. L. J., Wheeldon, T., Stephenson, J. A., Barber-Meyer, S., Borg, B. L., Sorum, M., Stahler, D. R., Kelly, A., Anderson, M., Cluff, H. D., MacNulty, D. R., Watts, D. E., Roffler, G. H., Schwantje, H., Hebblewhite, M. & 2 others, Beckmen, K. & Hudson, P. J., Dec 2021, In: Scientific reports. 11, 1, 3722.

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The ecology of nipah virus in bangladesh: A nexus of land-use change and opportunistic feeding behavior in bats

McKee, C. D., Islam, A., Luby, S. P., Salje, H., Hudson, P. J., Plowright, R. K. & Gurley, E. S., Feb 2021, In: Viruses. 13, 2, 169.

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Land use-induced spillover: a call to action to safeguard environmental, animal, and human health

Plowright, R. K., Reaser, J. K., Locke, H., Woodley, S. J., Patz, J. A., Becker, D. J., Oppler, G., Hudson, P. J. & Tabor, G. M., Apr 2021, In: The Lancet Planetary Health. 5, 4, p. e237-e245

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Ecological countermeasures for preventing zoonotic disease outbreaks: when ecological restoration is a human health imperative

Reaser, J. K., Witt, A., Tabor, G. M., Hudson, P. J. & Plowright, R. K., May 2021, In: Restoration Ecology. 29, 4, e13357.

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Land use-induced spillover: Priority actions for protected and conserved area managers

Reaser, J. K., Tabor, G. M., Becker, D. J., Muruthi, P., Witt, A., Woodley, S. J., Ruiz-Aravena, M., Patz, J. A., Hickey, V., Hudson, P. J., Locke, H. & Plowright, R. K., Mar 2021, In: Parks. 27, Special Issue, p. 161-178 18 p.

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Publisher Correction: Consistent effects of pesticides on community structure and ecosystem function in freshwater systems (Nature Communications, (2020), 11, 1, (6333), 10.1038/s41467-020-20192-2)

Rumschlag, S. L., Mahon, M. B., Hoverman, J. T., Raffel, T. R., Carrick, H. J., Hudson, P. J. & Rohr, J. R., Dec 2021, In: Nature communications. 12, 1, 489.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

The Role of Vector Trait Variation in Vector-Borne Disease Dynamics

Cator, L. J., Johnson, L. R., Mordecai, E. A., El Moustaid, F., Smallwood, T. R. C., LaDeau, S. L., Johansson, M. A., Hudson, P. J., Boots, M., Thomas, M. B., Power, A. G. & Pawar, S., Jul 10 2020, In: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 8, 189.

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Identifying age cohorts responsible for peste des petits ruminants virus transmission among sheep, goats, and cattle in northern Tanzania

Herzog, C. M., de Glanville, W. A., Willett, B. J., Cattadori, I. M., Kapur, V., Hudson, P. J., Buza, J., Swai, E. S., Cleaveland, S. & Bjørnstad, O. N., 2020, In: Viruses. 12, 2, 186.

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