Judy L. Stone
Professor and Chair of Biology
Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901
Ph.D., Department of Ecology and Evolution, SUNY at Stony Brook, 1994.
Organization for Tropical Studies, Tropical Biology: An Ecological Approach, 1989.
Master of Forest Science, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 1987.
Bachelor of Forestry, The University of Michigan, 1981.
Chair, Department of Biology, Colby College, 2014-present.
Professor of Biology, Colby College, 2013-present.
Associate Chair of Biology, Colby College, 2008-2010.
Associate Professor of Biology, Colby College, January 2006-2013.
Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Biology, Colby College, 1999 – 2005.
Postdoctoral researcher, Duke University, 1995 – 1999.
Stone, J. L., E. J. VanWyk, and J. R. Hale. 2014. Transmission advantage favors selfing allele in experimental populations of self-incompatible Witheringia solanacea (Solanaceae). Evolution 68:1845-1855.
Stone, J. L., P. A. Crystal, E. E. Devlin, R. H. LeB. Downer, and D. S. Cameron. 2012. Highest genetic diversity at the northern range limit of the rare orchid Isotria medeoloides. Heredity 109: 215-221.
Stone, J. L., E. E. Wilson, and A. S. Kwak. 2010. Embryonic inbreeding depression varies among populations and by mating system in Witheringia solanacea (Solanaceae). American Journal of Botany 97: 1328-1333.
Stone, J. L., and E. G. Jenkins. 2008. Pollinator abundance and pollen limitation of a Solanaceous shrub at premontane and lower montane sites. Biotropica 40: 55-61.
Stone, J. L., and B. A. Drummond. 2006. Rare estuary monkeyflower in Merrymeeting Bay is genetically distinct. Northeastern Naturalist 13: 179-190.
Stone, J. L., M. A. Sasuclark, and C. P. Blomberg. 2006. Variation in stylar RNase production and the self-incompatibility response within and among populations of the tropical shrub Witheringia solanacea (Solanaceae). American Journal of Botany 93(4): 592-598.
Stone, J. L. and S. E. Pierce. 2005. Rapid recent radiation of S-RNase lineages in Witheringia solanacea (Solanaceae). Heredity 94: 547-555.
Stone, J. L., 2004. Sheltered load associated with S-alleles in Solanum carolinense. Heredity 92: 335-342.
Stone, J. L. 2002. Molecular mechanisms underlying the breakdown of gametophytic self-incompatibility. Quarterly Review of Biology 77: 17-32.
Stone, J. L., and A. F. Motten. 2002. Anther-stigma separation is associated with inbreeding depression in Datura stramonium, a predominantly self-fertilizing annual. Evolution 56: 2187-2195.
Motten, A. F., and J. L. Stone. 2000. Heritability of stigma position and the effect of stigma-anther separation on outcrossing in a predominantly self-fertilizing weed, Datura stramonium (Solanaceae). American Journal of Botany 87: 339-347.
Stone, J. L. 1996. Components of pollinator effectiveness in Psychotria suerrensis, a tropical distylous shrub. Oecologia 107: 504-512.
Stone, J. L. 1996. Pollen donation in a tropical distylous shrub (Psychotria suerrensis; Rubiaceae). American Journal of Botany 82: 1390-1398.
Stone, J. L., J. D. Thomson, and S. J. Dent-Acosta. 1995. Assessment of pollen viability in hand-pollination experiments: a review. American Journal of Botany 82: 1186-1197.
Stone, J. L., and J. D. Thomson. 1994. The evolution of heterostyly: pollen transfer in artificial flowers. Evolution 48: 1595-1606.
Campbell, D. G., J. L. Stone, and A. Rosas, Jr. 1992. A comparison of the phytosociology and dynamics of three floodplain (Várzea) forests of known ages, Rio Juruá, western Brazilian Amazon. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 108: 213-237.
Thomson, J. D., E. A. Herre, J. L. Hamrick, and J. L. Stone. 1991. Genetic mosaics in strangler fig trees: Implications for tropical conservation. Science 254: 1214-1216.
RUI: Gene flow, selection, and maintenance of mating system diversity on an ecological gradient. National Science Foundation (DEB 0841482), 2009-2012. $306,632.
Microsatellite development for analysis of genetic structure of the rare orchid Isotria medeoloides. Maine Department of Conservation. May 2006 –June 2007. $6000.
NSF award (INT-0305459) U.S.-Costa Rica Collaboration: Ecological and Genetic Effects on the Breakdown of Self-incompatibility Nov. 15 2003 – April 30, 2005. $32,285
Experimental and theoretical studies of the coevolution of inbreeding depression and mating system (with M.K. Uyenoyama). National Science Foundation, 1997-2000. $235,000.
Selected External Service
Secretary, Society for the Study of Evolution. 2009-2012.
Treasurer, Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium 2008-present.
Panelist, National Science Foundation Population Biology Panel, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013.