Steve Hubbell

Steve Hubbell

Distinguished Professor

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


Botany 114C
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Personal Website


Recent Courses

EE BIOL 200B – Ecology

Selected Publications

Wills, C., K.E. Harms, R. Condit, D. King, J. Thompson, F.L. He, H. Muller-Landau, P. Ashton, E. Losos, L. Comita, S. Hubbell, J. LaFrankie, S. Bunyavejchewin, H.S. Dattaraja, S. Davies, S. Esufali, R. Foster, R. John, S. Kiratiprayoon, S. Loo de Lau, M. Massa, C. Nath, Md. Nur Supardi Noor, A.R. Kassim, R. Sukumar, H.S. Suresh, I.-F. Sun, S. Tan, T. Yamakura, J. Zimmerman. 2006. Non-random processes maintain diversity in tropical forests Science 311: 527-531.

Hubbell, S.P.. 2006. Neutral theory in ecology and the evolution of ecological equivalence Ecology 87: 1397-1308.

Wright, S.J., M.A. Jaramillo, J. Pavon G., R. Condit, S.P. Hubbell, and R.B. Foster. 2005. Reproductive size thresholds in tropical trees: variation among individuals, spedies, and forests Journal of Tropical Ecology21: 307-315.

Uriarte, M., S.P. Hubbell, R. John, R. Condit, and C.D. Canham. 2005. Neighbourhood effects on sapling Growth and survival in a Neotropical forest and the ecological equivalence hypothesis In: Biotic Interactions in Tropical Forests: Their Role in the Maintenance of Species Diversity Cambridge University PressCambridge, UK Chapter 4: 89-106.

Jones, F.A., J. Chen, G.-J. Weng, and S.P. Hubbell. 2005. A genetic evaluation of long distance and directed dispersal in the Neotropical tree, Jacaranda copaia (Bignoniaceae) American Naturalist 166: 543-555.

Hubbell, S.P.. 2005. The neutral theory of biodiversity and biogeography and Stephen Jay GouldPaleobiology 31: 122-132.

Hubbell, S.P.. 2005. Neutral theory in ecology and the hypothesis of functional equivalence Functional Ecology 19: 166-177.

Hubbell, S.P.. 2005. Large-scale patterns of biodiversity and species-area relationships under community drift theory Ecology and Conservation of the Wet Tropics: Past, Present and Future University of Chicago PressChicago, IL.

Zillio, T., I. Volkov, S.P. Hubbell, J.R. Banavar, and A. Maritan. 2005. Spatial scaling relationships in ecologyPhysical Review Letters 95: 098101-1-4.

Volkov, I., J.R. Banavar, F. He, S.P. Hubbell, and A. Maritan. 2005. Density dependence explains tree species abundance and diversity in tropical forests Nature 438: 658-661.