16) O’Connell KA, Hall A, Smith EN, Shaney KJ, Arifin U, Kurniawan N, Sidik I, Fujita MK. In revision. The description of a new parachuting frog from Sumatra using micro CT scans. Zootaxa.

15) Pyron RA, O’Connell KA, Beamer DA. In revision. Ancient reticulation, recent introgression, and phylogenomic incongruence among Dusky Salamanders (Desmognathus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.


14) O’Connell KA, Aryal, PC, Sherchan AM, Dhakal B, Chaudhary H, Ranabhat R, Karmacharya D. A herpetological survey of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, and phylogenetic placement of Xenophrys zhangi. Journal of Natural History, 53, 1421–1437.

13) O’Connell KA, Smart U, Harvey MB, Sidik I, Riyanto A, Kurniawan A, Smith EN. Diversification of bent-toed geckos (Cyrtodactylus) on Sumatra and Java. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 134, 1–11. PDF

12) O’Connell KA, Mulder KP, Maldonado J, Currie K*, Ferraro DM. Sampling related individuals within ponds biases estimates of population structure in a pond-breeding amphibian. Ecology and Evolution, 9, 3620–3636. PDF

11) O’Connell KA, Santo VD, Maldonado J, Molina E*, Fujita MK. A tale of two skates: Comparative phylogeography of North American skate species with implications for conservation. Copeia, 107, 297–304. PDF


10) O’Connell KA, Smith EN, Hamidy A, Kurniawan N, Fujita MK. 2018. Synchronous diversification of parachuting frogs (Genus Rhacophorus) on Sumatra and Java. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 123, 101–112. PDF

9) O’Connell KA, Smart U, Smith EN, Hamidy A, Kurniawan N, Fujita MK. 2018. Within-island diversification underlies parachuting frog (Rhacophorus) species accumulation on the Sunda Shelf. Journal of Biogeography, 45, 929–940. PDF

8) O’Connell KA, Smith EN. 2018. The effect of missing data on coalescent species delimitation and a taxonomic revision of whipsnakes (Colubridae: Masticophis). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 127, 356–366. PDF

7) O’Connell KA, Smith EN. 2018. New molecular sequence data and species trees for North American whipsnakes. Data in Brief, 18, 1995–1999. PDF

6) O’Connell KA, Wostl E, Crosslin M, Berry TL, Grover JP. Student ability best predicts final grade in a College Algebra Course. Journal of Learning Analytics, 5, 167–181. PDF


5) O’Connell KA, Streicher J, Smith EN, Fujita MK. 2017. Geographical features are the predominant driver of molecular diversification in widely distributed North American Whipsnakes. Molecular Ecology, 26, 5729–5751. PDF

4) O’Connell KA, Smith EN, Shaney KJ, Arifin U, Kurniawan N, Sidik I, Fujita MK. 2017. Coalescent species delimitation of a parachuting frog from Sumatra. Zoologica Scripta, 47, 33–43. PDF


3) Harvey MB, O’Connell KA, Wostl E, Riyanto A, Kurniawan N, Smith EN, Grismer LL. 2016. Redescription Cyrtodactylus lateralis (Werner)(Squamata:Gekkonidae) and Phylogeny of the Prehensile-tailed Cyrtodactylus. Zootaxa, 4107, 517-540. PDF


2) Harvey MB, O’Connell KA, Barraza G, Riyanto A, Kurniawan N, Smith EN. 2015. Two New Species of Cyrtodactylus (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from the southern Bukit Barisan Range of Sumatra and an Estimation of their Phylogeny. Zootaxa, 4020, 495-516. PDF


 1) O’Connell KA and Ferraro D. 2011. A Herpetofaunal Survey of Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge, Washington County, Nebraska. Herpetology, 37, 10-15. PDF

* = undergraduate coauthor