PhD, Biology Drexel University2017 BS, Biological Sciences Louisiana State University 2008
2017-present Postdoctoral Research Associate, Social Insect Research Group, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University Advisors: Stephen Pratt, Jennifer Fewell, Ted Pavlic 2012-2017 PhD Student/Candidate, Department of Biodiversity, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Drexel University Advisor: Sean O’Donnell 2010-2012 Entomologist, Department of Entomology, Audubon Insectarium, Audubon Nature Institute 2009-2009 Research Associate, Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University PI: Linda Hooper-Bùi 2006-2008 Undergraduate Researcher, Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University PI: Linda Hooper-Bùi
Strickland LG, Baudier KM, Bowers KP, Pavlic TP, Pippin CP, (2018) Bio-inspired role allocation of heterogeneous teams in a site defense task, Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems. In Press
Baudier KM, D’Amelio CL, Sulger E, O’Connor MP O’Donnell S (Submitted) Plastic collective endothermy in a complex animal society (army ant bivouacs: Eciton burchellii parvispinum), Ecography.
Baudier KM (Submitted). Brood Stimulation Hypothesis. In Encyclopedia of Social Insects, ed. Starr CK. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International
Baudier KM, S O’Donnell (Submitted). Complex body size differences in thermal tolerance among army ant workers (Eciton burchellii parvispinum). Journal of Thermal Biology.
Manuscripts in preparation
Baudier KM, Ostwald MM, Grüter C, Segers FH, Roubik DW, Pratt SC, Pavlic TP, Fewell J (In prep). Changing of the guard: flexible specialization and age polyethism in nest defense of the stingless bee Tetragonisca angustula
Baudier KM, O’Donnell S. (In prep) Why heat tolerance of leaf-cutting ants (Atta cephalotes) is better predicted by rain shadows than by elevation in the tropics
Baudier KM, O’Donnell S. (In prep) Evolution of sticky tubercles in subfamily Ponerinae.
Baudier KM. O’Donnell S. (In prep) Tradeoffs between reducing thermal range and raising thermal mean in bivouacs of Eciton burchellii parvispinum along an elevation gradient