McNew, S.M. and D.H. Clayton. 2018. Alien invasion: Biology of Philornis downsi, an introduced parasitic fly of Galápagos birds. Annual Review of Entomology. 63: 369-387. pdf

McNew, S.M., D. Beck, I. Sadler-Riggleman, S.A. Knutie, J.A. H. Koop, D.H. Clayton, and M.A. Skinner. Epigenetic variation between urban and rural populations of Darwin's finches. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17:183. Press coverage: Forbes, IFL Science, ScienceDaily, Utah Business. pdf

Knutie, S.A., J.P. Owen, S.M. McNew, A.W. Bartlow, E. Arriero, J.M. Herman, E. DiBlasi, M. Thompson, J.A.H. Koop and D.H. Clayton. 2016. Galápagos mockingbirds tolerate introduced parasites that affect Darwin’s finches. Ecology. 97(4): 940-950. pdf

Knutie SA,  S.M. McNew, A.W. Bartlow, D.A. Vargas, and D.H. Clayton. 2014. Darwin's finches combat introduced nest parasites with fumigated cotton. Current Biology 24(9):R355-6. pdf

Dickerman, RW, S.M. McNew, and C.C. Witt. 2013. Long-distance movement in a Dusky Great Horned Owl and limits to phylogeography for establishing provenance. 2013. Western North American Naturalist 72(4): 401-408. pdf

Baumann, M.J., S.M. McNew, and C.C. Witt. 2013. Morphological and molecular evidence confirm the first definitive eastern White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta c. carolinensis) for New Mexico. Western Birds 44(2): 90-97. pdf

Johnson, A.B., S.M. McNew, M.S. Graus and C.C. Witt. 2011. Mitochondrial DNA and meteorological data indicate a Caribbean origin for New Mexico’s first Sooty Tern (Onychoprion fuscatus).  Western Birds 42:233-242. pdf

Baumann, M.J., N.D. Pederson, J. Oldenettel, M.S. Graus, S.M. McNew and C.C. Witt. 2011. Molecular and morphological evidence confirm the first record of Eastern Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus) for New Mexico.  New Mexico Ornithological Bulletin 39(1): 1-10. pdf