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Education and Degrees
B.A., Princeton University, 1974.
Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles, 1980.
Hietz, P, BL Turner, W Wanek, A Richter, CA Nock, SJ Wright. 2011. Long-term change in the nitrogen cycle of tropical forests. Science 334: 664-666.
Wright, SJ, JB Yavitt, N Wurzburger, BL Turner, EVJ Tanner, EJ Sayer, LS Santiago, M Kaspari, LO Hedin, KE Harms, MN Garcia and MD Corre. 2011. Potassium, phosphorus and nitrogen limit forest plants growing on a relatively fertile soil in the lowland tropics. Ecology 92: 1616–1625.
Westbrook, JW, K Kitajima, JG Burleigh, WJ Kress, DL Erickson and SJ Wright. 2011. What makes a leaf tough? Patterns of correlated evolution between leaf toughness traits and demographic rates among 197 shade-tolerant woody species in a neotropical forest. American Naturalist 177: 800-811.
Wright, SJ, K Kitajima, NJB Kraft, PB Reich, IJ Wright, DE Bunker, R Condit, JW Dalling, SJ Davies, S Díaz, BMJ Engelbrecht, KE Harms, SP Hubbell, CO Marks, MC Ruiz-Jaen, CM Salvador and AE Zanne. 2010. Functional traits and the growth-mortality tradeoff in tropical trees. Ecology 91: 3664-3674.
Dent, DH and SJ Wright. 2009. The future of tropical species in secondary forests: a quantitative review. Biological Conservation. 142: 2833-2843.
Wright, SJ, HC Muller-Landau and J Schipper. 2009. The future of tropical species on a warmer planet. Conservation Biology 23: 1418–1426