Full CV

Fellowships and Awards


2016    NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
2015    Lillian and Alex Feir Travel Award
2014    Student Appreciation for the Biology of Insect Pests Award
2013    Garden Club of America Urban Forestry Fellowship
2012    EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship

North Carolina State University

2016    Keck Center Travel Grant
2015    Best presentation- NCSU Entomology symposium
2014    North Carolina Entomological Society Travel Award
2014    Preparing the Professoriate Fellowship
2013    North Carolina Entomological Society Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award
2011    North Carolina State Foundation Fellowship
2011    North Carolina State Graduate Student Research Fellowship

University of Montana

2007    Flathead Lake Biological Station Summer Scholarship

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2008    Francis L. Phillips Travel Scholarship

Research Publications

Peer Reviewed

Meineke, EK. Book Review: The Structure & Dynamics of Human Ecosystems: Toward a Model for Understanding and Action. Quarterly Review of Biology, 2018In Upcoming June Issue. 
Terando, AJ, Youngsteadt, E, Meineke, EK, and Prado, SG. Response to Ashcroft (2017). Ecology and Evolution, 2018. In Press.
Meineke, EK and Frank, SD. Water availability drives tree growth responses to herbivory and warming. Journal of Applied Ecology, 2018; DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13130. In Press. (Available March 13, 2018)
Terando, AJ, Youngsteadt, E, Meineke, EK, and Prado, SG. Ad hoc instrumentation methods in ecological studies produce highly biased temperature measurements. Ecology and Evolution, 2017; doi: 10.1002/ece3.3499. pdf
Meineke, EK, Holmquist, AJ *,Wimp, GM, and Frank, SD. Changes in spider community composition are associated with urban temperature, not herbivore abundance. Journal of Urban Ecology, 2017; 3 (1). pdf
Meineke, EK, Youngsteadt, E, Dunn, RR, and Frank, SD. Urban warming reduces aboveground carbon storage. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2016; 283 20161574; DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1574. pdf       Featured in Nature as a Research Highlight
Meineke, EK, Dunn, RR, and Frank, SD. Early pest development and loss of biological control are associated with urban warming. Biology Letters, 2014; 10 (11): 20140586. pdf
Meineke EK, Dunn RR, Sexton JO, and Frank SD. 2013. Urban warming drives insect pest abundance on street trees. PLoS ONE, 2013; 8 (3): e59687. pdf                                                                                                    Featured in PLoS Collection: Ecological Impacts of Climate Change and in top 10% most cited articles in PLoS ONE
*Undergraduate mentee

Under review

Meineke, EK, Classen, AT, Sanders, NJ, Davies, TJ. Herbarium specimens reveal increasing herbivory over the past century. Under Review. 2018.
Meineke, EK, Davis, CC, Davies, TJ. The unrealized potential of herbaria for global change biology. In Revision. Ecological Monographs. 2018. Preprint

In late stages of preparation

Meineke, EK, Davies, TJ. Museum specimens provide novel insights into changing plant-herbivore interactions. In Prep. Invited, 2018. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. For Theme Issue: Museum specimens as resources for understanding biodiversity in the Anthropocene.
Meineke, EK, Daru, BH, Davies, TJ, Davis, CC. Museum specimens for understanding biodiversity in the Anthropocene. In Prep. Invited, 2018. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. For Theme Issue: Museum specimens as resources for understanding biodiversity in the Anthropocene.
Lucas, J, Madden, AA, Penick, CA, Epps, MJ, Marting, PR, Stevens, JL, Fergus, DJ, Dunn, RR, Meineke, EK. Azteca ants structure nest microbial communities.

Book Chapter

Meineke, EK. Engaging society in natural history collections. In: Storage of natural history collections: A conservation approach. Ed: Mary Coughlin. In Press.

Proceedings and Abstracts

Youngsteadt, E, Meineke, EK, Dale, AG, and Frank, SD. 2016. Cambio climático en el bosque: Efectos del calentamiento urbano y global en los árboles y sus plagas. Sociedad Colombiana de Entomología, Manizales, Colombia.
Frank SD, Dale AG, Meineke EK, and Youngsteadt E. 2014. Urban and global warming increase scale insect fitness and abundance. Proceedings of the European Congress of Entomology, 2014.
Frank SD, Meineke EK, Dale AG, Youngsteadt E, and Dunn RR. 2013. Hot in the city: Effects of urban heat on the ecology and evolution of urban forest pests. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Pucon, Chile.