Master's Thesis Poster Presentation'


Provost, Kaiya; Shue, S.Y.; Forcellati, Meghan; Smith, Brian. In review. The genomic landscapes of desert birds are structured by contemporary features. Preprint available at bioRxiv:

Provost, Kaiya; Yang, Jiaying; Carstens, Bryan. In review. The impacts of transfer learning, phylogenetic distance, and sample size on big-data bioacoustics. Preprint available at bioRxiv:

Tobias, Joseph; Sheard, Catherine; Pigot, Alex; Neate-Clegg, Montague; [...] Provost, Kaiya; [...] Schleuning, Matthias. 2022. AVONET: morphological, ecological and geographical data for all birds. Ecology Letters, 25(3), 581-597.


Ingala, Melissa; Simmons, Nancy; Wiltsch, Claudia; Krampis, Konstantinos; Provost, Kaiya; Perkins, Susan. 2021. Molecular diet analysis of neotropical bats based on fecal DNA metabarcoding. Ecology and Evolution, 11, 7474-7491. Preprint DOI: 10.22541/au.160243214.45279322/v1

Provost, Kaiya; Myers, Edward; Smith, Brian. 2021. Comparative phylogeographic patterns reveal how a barrier filters and structures taxa in North American warm deserts. Journal of Biogeography, 48(6), 1267-1283. Preprint: bioRxiv, 2020.06.17.157842.


Provost, Kaiya; Mauck, William; Smith, Brian. 2018. Genomic divergence in allopatric Northern Cardinals of the North American warm deserts is linked to behavioral differentiation. Ecology and Evolution, 8(24), 12456-12478. Preprint: bioRxiv, 347492. Press: AMNH, Audubon, Gizmodo.

Provost, Kaiya; Smith, Brian; Joseph, Leo. 2018. Resolving a phylogenetic hypothesis for parrots: implications from systematics to conservation. Emu – Austral Ornithology, 118(1), 7-21. DOI.10.1080/01584197.2017.1387030


Provost, Kaiya. 2015. Little Nightjar (Setopagis parvula), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Ed.). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Link.