Trevor Hefley

Assistant Professor

Department of Statistics

Kansas State University

Welcome to my research website! Broadly, my research focuses on developing and applying spatio-temporal statistical methods to inform conservation and management of fish and wildlife populations.

Recent News:

  • October 1, 2018: New paper published in Phytopathology that models the spatio-temporal distribution of aphids and Barley yellow dwarf virus.
    • Enders, L.S., Hefley, T.J., Girvin, J.J., Whitworth, J.R., Smith, C.M (2018) Spatio-temporal distribution and environmental drivers of Barley yellow dwarf virus and vector abundance in Kansas. Phytopathology 108:1196-1205 [pdf]
  • August 1, 2018: New NSF funded project that uses integrated population models to examine the environmental drives of population variability in grassland birds [link]
  • July 1, 2018: New paper published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution that develops movement models for Sandhill Cranes.
    • Hooten, M.B., H.R. Scharf, T.J. Hefley, A.T. Pearse, M.D. Weegman. (2018) Animal movement models for migratory individuals and groups. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9:1692-1705. [pdf]