Kisi Bohn’s CV

Bohn, K.M. and G.G. Carter. 2017. Reciprocal altruism and cooperation for mutual benefit. T.K. Shackelford and V.A. Weekes-Shackelford eds. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science

Bohn, K.M. and G.G. Carter. 2017. Altruism among non-kin. T.K. Shackelford and V.A. Weekes-Shackelford eds. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science

Smotherman, M., Bohn, K., Davis, K., Rogers, K. and Schwartz, C.P. 2016. Daily and Seasonal Patterns of Singing by the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat, Tadarida brasiliensis. In Sociality in Bats, pp. 197-209. Springer International Publishing.

Bohn, K., Montiel-Reyes, F. and Salazar, I., 2016. The Complex Songs of Two Molossid Species. In Sociality in Bats (pp. 143-160). Springer International Publishing.

Smotherman, M., Knörnschild, M., Smarsh, G. and Bohn, K, 2016. The origins and diversity of bat songs. Journal of Comparative Physiology A,202: 535-554.

Wilkinson, G.S., Carter, G.G., Bohn, K.M. and D.M. Adams. 2016. Non-kin cooperation in bats. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 371:20150095.

Kershenbaum, A., Blumstein, D.T., Roch, M. Akcay, C. Backus, G. Bee, M., Bohn, K. and 20 others.. 2014. Acoustic sequences in non-human animals: a tutorial review and prospectus. Biological Reviews 19:15-32.

Kershenbaum, A., Bowles, A.E., Freeberg, T.M., Jin, D.Z., Lameira, A.R. and K. M. Bohn. 2014. Animal vocal sequences: not the Markov chains we thought they were. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 281: 20141370.Kersh_etal_2014.pdf

Pollak, G.D., Andoni, S. Bohn, K. and J. X. Gittelman. 2013. The repertoire of communication calls emitted by bats and the way the calls are processed in the inferior colliculus.  In: Animal Models of Speech and Language.  S. Helekar (ed), Springer-Verlag.

Bohn, K.M., Smarsh, G. and M.S. Smotherman. 2013. Social context evokes rapid changes in bat song syntax. Animal Behaviour 85:1485-91. Bohn_2013.pdf  Science Daily Cool Video

Martinez, J.G., Bohn, K.M., Morris, J.S., and R.J. Carroll. 2013. A study of Brazilian free-tailed bat chirp syllables: multi-domain composite transform modeling of nonstationary time series data with high frequency content using Bayesian functional mixed models. Journal of the American Statistical Association. 108:514-526.  Bohn_stats2013.pdf (

Jarvis, J., Bohn, K.M., Tressler, J. and M. Smotherman. 2010. Antiphonal echolocation strategies used by free-tailed bats. Animal Behaviour, 79: 787-796. (A featured article in Animal Behaviour 79:769-770) Jarvis_etal2010.pdf

Bohn, K.M., French, B., Schwartz, C., Smotherman, M. and G. Pollak. 2009. Versatility and stereotypy of free-tailed bat songs. PLoS ONE 4(8): e6746. Bohn_Song.pdf

Bohn, K. M., Moss, C.F., and G. S. Wilkinson. 2009. Pup guarding by unrelated greater spear-nosed bats. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 63:1693-1703 Bohn_Guard.pdf

Bohn, K.M., Schmidt-French, B., Ma, T.S. and G. D. Pollak. 2008. Syllable acoustics, temporal patterns and call composition vary with behavioral context in Mexican free-tailed bats. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 124:1838 - 1848. Bohn_Tbrepertoire_2008.pdf

Bohn, K. M., Wilkinson, G. S. and C. F. Moss. 2007. Discrimination of infant isolation calls by female greater spear-nosed bats, Phyllostomus hastatus. Animal Behaviour 73:423 - 432 Bohn_Isol_2007.pdf

Bohn, K. M., Moss, C. F. and G. S. Wilkinson. 2006. Correlated evolution between hearing sensitivity and social calls in bats. Biology Letters 2:561 - 564. Bohn_Coevol.pdf

Bohn, K. M., Boughman, J. W., Wilkinson, G. S., and C. F. Moss. 2004. Auditory sensitivity and frequency selectivity in greater spear-nosed bats suggest specializations for acoustic communication. Journal of Comparative Physiology. A. 190:185-192. Bohn_Audio_04.pdf