Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Laura Soul

Deep Time Science Education Specialist
Department / Division
Publications
  • Fraser, Danielle, Soul, Laura C., Toth, Aniko B., Balk, Meghan A., Eronen, Jussi T., Pineda-Munoz, Silvia, Shupinski, Alexandria B., Villasenor, Amelia, Barr, W. Andrew, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Du, Andrew, Faith, J. Tyler, Gotelli, Nicholas J., Graves, Gary R., Jukar, Advait M., Looy, Cindy V., Miller, Joshua H., Potts, Richard, and Lyons, S. Kathleen. 2021. "Investigating Biotic Interactions in Deep Time." Trends in Ecology & Evolution 36 (1):61-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2020.09.001
  • Barido-Sottani, Jo, Saupe, Erin E., Smiley, Tara M., Soul, Laura C., Wright, April M., and Warnock, Rachel C. M. 2020. "Seven rules for simulations in paleobiology." Paleobiology 46 (4):435-444. https://doi.org/10.1017/pab.2020.30
  • Fischer, Valentin, MacLaren, Jamie A., Soul, Laura C., Bennion, Rebecca F., Druckenmiller, Patrick S., and Benson, Roger B. J. 2020. "The macroevolutionary landscape of short-necked plesiosaurians." Scientific Reports 10 (1):16434-16434. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-73413-5
  • Pineda-Munoz, Silvia, Jukar, Advait M., Toth, Aniko B., Fraser, Danielle, Du, Andrew, Barr, W. Andrew, Amatangelo, Kathryn L., Balk, Meghan A., Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Blois, Jessica, Davis, Matt, Eronen, Jussi T., Gotelli, Nicholas J., Looy, Cindy, Miller, Joshua H., Shupinski, Alexandria B., Soul, Laura C., Villasenor, Amelia, Wing, Scott, and Lyons, S. Kathleen. 2020. "Body mass-related changes in mammal community assembly patterns during the late Quaternary of North America." Ecography https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.05027
  • Soul, Laura C., Barclay, Richard S., Bolton, Amy, and Wing, Scott L. 2019. "Fossil Atmospheres: a case study of citizen science in question-driven palaeontological research." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences 374 (1763):20170388. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017.0388
  • Toth, Aniko B., Lyons, S. Kathleen, Barr, W. Andrew, Behrensmeyer, Anna K., Blois, Jessica L., Bobe, Rene, Davis, Matt, Du, Andrew, Eronen, Jussi T., Faith, J. Tyler, Fraser, Danielle, Gotelli, Nicholas J., Graves, Gary R., Jukar, Advait M., Miller, Joshua H., Pineda-Munoz, Silvia, Soul, Laura C., Villasenor, Amelia, and Alroy, John. 2019. "Reorganization of surviving mammal communities after the end-Pleistocene megafaunal extinction." Science 365 (6459):1305. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaw1605
  • Fischer, Valentin, Benson, Roger B. J., Zverkov, Nikolay G., Soul, Laura C., Arkhangelsky, Maxim S., Lambert, Olivier, Stenshin, Ilya M., Uspensky, Gleb N., and Druckenmiller, Patrick S. 2017. "Plasticity and Convergence in the Evolution of Short-Necked Plesiosaurs." Current Biology 27 (11):1667-1676. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2017.04.052
  • Soul, Laura C. and Benson, Roger B. J. 2017. "Developmental mechanisms of macroevolutionary change in the tetrapod axis: A case study of Sauropterygia." Evolution 71 (5):1164-1177. https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.13217
  • Soul, Laura C. and Friedman, Matt. 2017. "Bias in phylogenetic measurements of extinction and a case study of end-Permian tetrapods." Palaeontology 60 (2):169-185. https://doi.org/10.1111/pala.12274