Oakley, C.G., L. Savage, S. Lotz, R. Larson, M.F. Thomashow, D.W. Schemske, and D.M. Kramer. Genetic basis of photosynthetic responses to low temperature in locally adapted population of Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of experimental botany In Press. Link to article

Ågren, J., C.G. Oakley, S. Lundemo, and D.W. Schemske. 2017. Adaptive divergence in flowering time among natural populations of Arabidopsis thaliana: QTL mapping and estimates of selection. Evolution 71:550-564.

Mojica, J.P., J. Mullen, J.T. Lovell, C.G. Oakley, and J.K. McKay. 2016. Genetics of water use physiology in locally adapted Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Science 251:12-22.

Dittmar, E.D*., C.G. Oakley*, B.A. Gould, J.K. Connor, and D.W. Schemske. 2016. Factors influencing the effect size distribution of adaptive substitutions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283:20153065  *co-first authors  Faculty of 1000 recommended

Oakley, C.G., J. P. Spoelhof, and D.W. Schemske. 2015. Increased heterosis in selfing populations of a perennial forb. AoB Plants 7:plv122

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Oakley, C.G., J. Ågren, and D.W. Schemske. 2015. Heterosis and outbreeding depression in crosses between natural populations of Arabidopsis thaliana. Heredity 115:73-82.

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Oakley, C.G. 2015. The influence of natural variation in population size on ecological and quantitative genetics of the endangered endemic plant Hypericum cumulicola. International Journal of Plant Sciences 176:11-19

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Oakley, C.G., J. Ågren, R.A. Atchison, and D.W. Schemske. 2014. QTL mapping of freezing tolerance: links to fitness and adaptive trade-offs. Molecular Ecology 23: 4304-4315.

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Dittmar, E., C.G. Oakley, J. Ågren, and D.W. Schemske. 2014. Flowering time QTL in natural populations of Arabidopsis thaliana and implications for their adaptive value. Molecular Ecology 23: 4291-4303.

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Ågren, J., C.G. Oakley, J.K. McKay, J.T. Lovell, and D.W. Schemske. 2013. Genetic mapping of adaptation reveals fitness trade-offs in Arabidopsis thaliana. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 110: 21077-21082.                           Faculty of 1000 recommended

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Oakley, C.G. 2013. Small effective size limits performance in a novel environment. Evolutionary Applications 6: 823-831.

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Oakley, C.G. and A.A. Winn. 2012. Effects of population size and isolation on heterosis, mean fitness, and inbreeding depression in a perennial plant. New Phytologist 196: 261-270.

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Oakley, C.G. and A.A. Winn. 2008. Population and family level inbreeding depression in the cleistogamous perennial Viola septemloba. International Journal of Plant Sciences169: 523-530.


Oakley, C.G., K.S. Moriuchi, and A.A. Winn. 2007. The maintenance of outcrossing in predominantly selfing species: ideas and evidence from cleistogamous species. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 38: 437-457.

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Non-peer reviewed publication

Oakley, C.G. 2015. The genetic consequences of small population size in the endangered plant Hypericum cumulicola (Small) P.B. Adams (Hypericaceae). Palmetto: The Quarterly Journal of the Florida Native Plant Society 31:4-7.