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Maia Bailey


Photo of faculty memberAssociate Professor

Contact Information:
Sowa Hall 222


Ph.D. - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Indiana University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Botany, Plant Physiology

Selected Publications:

Bailey, Maia., Case, Andrea., Caruso, Christina . (2017). Physiological e ects of temperature do not explain prevalence of females in populations of gynodioecious Lobelia siphilitica growing in warmer climates. American Journal of Botany104 (3), 411-418. Botanical Society of America.

Montgomery, Benjamin., Bailey, Maia., Brown, Gregory., Delph, Lynda. (2014). Evaluation of the cost of restoration of male fertility in Brassica napus. Botany92, 847-853. NRC Research Press.

Caruso, Christina., Case, Andrea., Bailey, Maia. (2012). The evolutionary ecology of cytonuclear interactions in angiosperms. Trends in Plant Science17 (11), 638-643. Elsevier.

McCauley, David., Bailey, Maia. (2009). Recent advances in the study of gynodioecy: the interface of theory and empiricism. Annals of Botany104 (4)

Bailey, Maia., Delph, Lynda. (2007). A field guide to models of sex-ratio evolution in gynodioecious species. Oikos116 (10), 1609-1617.

McCauley, David., Sundby, A.., Bailey, Maia., Welch, Mark. (2007). Inheritance of chloroplast DNA is not strictly maternal in Silene vulgaris (Caryophyllaceae): Evidence from experimental crosses and natural populations. American Journal of Botany94 (8), 1333-1337.

Bailey, Maia., Delph, Lynda. (2007). Sex-ratio evolution in nuclear-cytoplasmic gynodioecy when restoration is a threshold trait. Genetics176 (4), 2465-2476.

McCauley, David., Bailey, Maia., Sherman, Natasha., Darnell, M.. (2005). Evidence for paternal transmission and heteroplasmy in the mitochondrial genome of a gynodioecious plant. Heredity95 (1), 50-58.

Recent Presentations:

Bailey, Maia., New England Faculty Development Conference, New England Faculty Development Consortium, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, "Convincing faculty to include Civic Engagement". November, 2016.

Bailey, Maia., Stonehill College, Easton, MA, "Where the girls are: plant sexuality and the puzzle of high female hotspots".

Bailey, Maia., Evolution 2013, Society for the Study of Evolution, the Society of Systemic Biologists, and the American Society of Naturalists, Snowbird, UT, "Ecology of Conflict: Temperature can Heighten Costs of Antagonistic Cytonuclear Interactions in Gynodioecious Lobelia Siphilitica". June, 2013.

Bailey, Maia., Evolution Ottawa, 1st Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology, Ottawa, Canada, "Ecological effects on male fertility restoration in cytonuclear gynodioecy". July, 2012.

Bailey, Maia., New Media Consortium (NMC) Summer Conference, Cambridge, MA, June, 2012.

Bailey, Maia., Lehigh Valley Ecology and Evolution Symposium, Allentown, PA, April, 2011.

Bailey, Maia., Biology New England South Meeting, PC, RWU, URI, and UMass Dartmouth, Bristol, RI, "Sex and the single weed: connecting floral and genetic diversity in Purple Loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria". December, 2008.

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