Kate Ingenloff

Dissertation Defense July 22, 2020
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Adviser: Town Peterson
Research Interests: Distributional ecology, Biodiversity conservation, Development of open-access biodiversity informatics resources
Hometown: San Antonio, TX



  • B.Sc. Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, December 2005
         Majors: 1. Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences
                     2. Rangeland Ecology & Management
  • Graduate Certificate Environmental Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, May 2013
  • M.A. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, December 2013


  • Ingenloff, K., C. Hensz, T. Anamza, V. Barve, L. Campbell, J. Cooper, E. Komp, L. Jiménez, K.V. Olsen, L. Osorio-Olvera, H. Owens, A.T. Peterson, A. Samy, M. Simões, and J. Soberón. 2017. Predictable invasion dynamics in American populations of the Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1157.
  • Ingenloff, K. 2017. Biologically-informed ecological niche models for highly mobile species: non-breeding Wandering Albatrosses (Diomedea exulans) distributions in the southern oceans. European Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1515/eje-2017-0006.
  • Peterson, A.T. & K. Ingenloff. 2015. Biodiversity Informatics Training Curriculum, version 1.2. Biodiversity Informatics 10:65-74. DOI: 10.17161/bi.v11i0.5008.
  • Ingenloff, K. & A.T. Peterson. 2015. Trans-Amazonian dispersal potential for Crotalus durissus during Pleistocene climate events. Biota Neotropica 15(2):1-7.
  • Manthey, J.D., L.P. Campbell, E.E. Saupe, J. Soberón, C.M. Hensz, C.E. Meyers, H.L. Owens, K. Ingenloff, A.T. Peterson, N. Barve, A. Lira-Noriega, & V. Barve. 2015. A test of niche centrality as a determinant of population trends and conservation status in threatened and endangered North American birds. Endangered Species Research 26:201-208. DOI: 10.3354/esr00646.
  • Owens, H.L, L.P Campbell, L. Dornak, E. Saupe, N. Barve, J. Soberón, K. Ingenloff, A. Lira-Noriega, C.M. Hensz, C.E. Myers, A.T. Peterson, and V. Barve. 2013. Constraints on interpretation of ecological niche models by limited environmental ranges on calibration areas. Ecological Modelling 263: 10-18. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2013.04.011.
  • Ingenloff, K. 2012. Review of Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion, and Restoration. Edited by Christa P.H. Mulder, Wendy B. Anderson, David R. Towns, and Peter J. Bellingham. Quarterly Review of Biology 87(4):381-382. DOI: 10.1086/668179.
  • Ingenloff, K., R. Garlapati, D. Poché, M.I. Singh, J.L. Remmers, and R.M. Poché. 2012. Feed-through insecticides for the control of the sand fly Phlebotomus argentipes. Journal of Medical and Veterinary Entomology 27:10-18. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365/2915.2012.00995x.
  • Poché, D., R. Garlapati, K. Ingenloff, J. Remmers, and R. Poché. 2011. Bionomics of phlebotomine sandflies from three villages in Bihar, India: Preliminary Report. Journal of Vector Ecology 36 (Suppl 1):S106–17. DOI: 10.1111/j.1948-7134.2011.00119.x.


  • Ingenloff, K. November 2015. Towards developing ecological niche models for pelagic seabirds: phase I. KU GIS Day, 18 November 2015, Lawrence, KS. Poster.
  • Ingenloff, K. Ecological niche modelling of non-breeding wandering albatrosses (D. exulans) in the Southern Oceans.2nd World Seabird Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 26-30 October 2015. Poster
  • Ingenloff, K. Status of crocodile species and their conservation in Sene-Gambia. Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Crocodilian Advisory Group Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, October 2009. Invited Oral Presentation


  • Ingenloff, K. 2017. Bridging movement ecology data with correlative niche modeling methodologies. KU Biodiversity Institute Panorama Grant. $1000. Funded.
  • Ingenloff, K. 2017. EEB Summer Fund Program. Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas. $3500. Funded.
  • Ingenloff, K. 2017. Summer Research Scholarship. Office of Graduate Studies, University of Kansas. $5000. Funded.
  • Ingenloff, K. 2016. Funding for study at the Matthiopoulos Population & Spatial Ecology Lab, University of Glasgow, Scotland. Ida Hyde Scholarship. $2500. Funded.
  • Peterson, A.T. and K. Ingenloff. 2016. Creation of an open-access digital resource for the field of biodiversity informatics, University of Kansas Libraries OER Working Group. $2250. Funded.
  • Ingenloff, K. IGERT C-CHANGE International Conference Travel Award. $3,000. 10/2015.
  • Ingenloff, K. IGERT C-CHANGE International Workshop Travel Award. $2,500. 08/2014.
  • Ingenloff, K. IGERT C-CHANGE Fellowship. NSF. $30,000. 12 mo. 08/2012 – 07/2013.

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