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ORCid (0000-0002-8975-652X)

ResearcherID (Y-7588-2018)

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Published Manuscripts

Rice, M.M., Maher, R.L, Correa, A.M.S., Burkepile, D.E., Moeller, H.V., Lemoine, N.P., Shantz, A.A., and N.J. Silbiger. 2020 Macroborer presence on corals increases with nutrient input and promotes parrotfish bioerosion. Coral Reefs doi: 10.1007/s00338-020-01904-y


Donovan, M.K., Adam, T.C., Shantz, A.A., Speare, K.E., Munsterman, K.S., Rice, M.M., Schmitt, R.J., Holbrook, S.J., and D.E. Burkepile. 2020. Nitrogen pollution interacts with heat stress to increase coral bleaching across the seascape. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences doi: 10.1073/pnas.1915395117


Burkepile, D.E., Shantz, A., Adam, T., Munsterman, K., Speare, K., Ladd, M., Rice, M.M., McIlroy, S., Brooks, A., Schmitt, R., and S. Holbrook. 2019. Nitrogen source drives differential impacts of nutrients on coral bleaching prevalence, duration, and mortality. Ecosystems doi: 10.1007/s10021-019-00433-2


Rice, M.M. and Maher, R.L., Thurber, R.V., and D.E. Burkepile. 2019. Different nitrogen sources speed recovery from corallivory and uniquely alter the microbiome of a reef-building coral. PeerJ (doi: 10.7717/peerj.8056


Maher, R.L., McMinds, R., Rice, M.M., Burkepile, D.E., and Thurber, R.V. 2019. Multiple stressors interact primarily through antagonism to drive ecological, functional, and phylogenetic microbiome changes. Scientific Reports doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-43274-8


Rice, M.M., Ezzat, L. and D.E. Burkepile. 2019. Corallivory in the Anthropocene: Interactive effects of anthropogenic stressors and corallivory on coral reefs. Frontiers in Marine Science, Coral Reef Research Special Addition – Coral Reefs in the Anthropocene doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00525

Forthcoming Manuscripts

Muller, A., Rice, M.M., Christman, D., Soto-Apolinar, F.*, Arya, D., and S. Hirsch. Undergraduate motivations to participate as facilitators in youth-based programming. After School Matters (in review)


Rice, M.M., Fischer, J.N.*., Fuchs, C., and D.E. Burkepile. Complex interactions with nutrients and sediment alter the effects of predation on a reef-building coral. Marine Ecology (submitted)

Arya, D. Muller, A., Barrios, J.C., Hyun, F., R, Rice, M.M., and D. Christman. Undergraduate service learning as a context for exploring the “Institutional Void” of higher education. Advances in Service-Learning Research (submitted)


Ovid, D., Rice, M.M., Tabayoyong, K.*, Luna, J.*, and K. Tanner. Student perceptions of biology instructor language in classrooms. (in prep)

Baldwin, D.G.*, Rice, M.M., Fuchs, C., and D.E. Burkepile. Nutrient loading exacerbates the effects of parrotfish corallivory on a reef-building coral. (in prep)

Rice, M.M. and D.E. Burkepile. Dynamics of coral, algal, and sediment interactions in Mo’orea, French Polynesia. (in prep)

*denotes undergraduate author