Ph.D., Duke University, 2001; B.S., University of Wisconsin Madison, 1991
O'Rourke, C.F. and Mendelson, T.C. 2013. Behavioural responses to season and adult sex ratio in the fantail darter Etheostoma flabellare. Animal Behaviour 85: 43-49
Mendelson, T.C. and Shaw, K.L. 2012. The (mis)concept of species recognition. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 27: 421-427.
Martin, M.D. and Mendelson, T.C. 2012. Signal divergence is correlated with genetic distance and not environmental differences in darters (Percidae: Etheostoma). Evolutionary Biology 39:231-241, Special Issue on Speciation
Gumm, J.M., Loew, E., and Mendelson, T.C. 2012. Variation in spectral sensitivity within and among species of darters (Percidae: Etheostoma). Vision Research 55: 19–23.
Williams, T.H. and Mendelson, T.C. 2011. Female preference for male coloration may explain behavioral isolation in sympatric darters. Animal Behaviour 82: 683-689
Smith, T.A., Mendelson, T.C., and Page, L.M. 2011. AFLPs support deep relationships among darters (Teleostei: Percidae) consistent with morphological hypotheses. Heredity 107: 579-588.
Gumm, J.M., Feller, K., and Mendelson, T.C. 2011. Spectral characteristics of male nuptial coloration in darters (Etheostoma). Copeia 2011: 319-326.
Gumm, J.M. and Mendelson, T.C. 2011. The evolution of multi-component visual signals in darters (genus Etheostoma). Current Zoology 57:125-139
Mendelson, T.C. and Wong, M.K. 2010. AFLP phylogeny of the snubnose darters and allies yields resolution at multiple levels of divergence. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 57:1253-1259.
Williams, TH and Mendelson, TC. 2010. Behavioral isolation based on visual signals in a sympatric pair of darter species. Ethology 116:1038-1049.
O'Rourke, C.F. and Mendelson, T.C. 2010. Male and female preference for conspecifics in a fish with male parental care. Behavioural Processes 85:157-162.
Venditti, JJ, Mendelson, TC, Bean, BS. 2009. Fucosidases of sperm and milt in darters (Percidae: Etheostomatini). The Open Reproductive Science Journal 2:1-7.
Iovine, MK, Gumpert, AM, Falk, MM, Mendelson TC. 2008. Cx23a, a connexin with only four extracellular-loop cysteines, forms functional gap junction channels and hemichannels. FEBS Letters 582:165-170.
Mendelson TC, Imhoff VE, Venditti JJ. 2007. The accumulation of reproductive barriers during speciation: postmating barriers in two behaviorally isolated species of darters (Percidae: Etheostoma). Evolution 2007 Sep 25;. [Epub ahead of print]
Ross, C.L.N., Patel, R.R., Mendelson, T.C., Ware, V.C. 2007. The structurally diverse ribosomal protein L23a of Drosophila melanogaster functions within yeast: Insight into the evolutionary history of the L23(a)/L25 ribosomal protein family within several insect lineages. Nucleic Acids Research 35:4503-4514.
Mullen, S.P., Mendelson, T.C., Schal, C., Shaw, K.L. 2007. Rapid evolution of cuticular hydrocarbons in a genus of acoustically diverse Hawaiian crickets (Gryllidae: Trigonidiinae: Laupala). Evolution 61:223-231.
Mendelson, T.C. and Simons, J.N. 2006. AFLPs resolve cytonuclear discordance and increase resolution among barcheek darters (Percidae: Etheostoma: Catonotus). Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 41:445-453.
Mendelson, T.C., Imhoff, V.E., Iovine, M.K. 2006. Analysis of early embryogenesis in Rainbow and Banded darters (Percidae: Etheostoma) reveals asymmetric postmating barrier. Environmental Biology of Fishes 76:351-360.
Eastman, S.D., Chen, T. H.-P., Falk, M.M., Mendelson, T.C., Iovine, M.K. 2006. Phylogenetic analysis of three complete gap junction gene families reveals lineage-specific duplications and highly supported gene classes. Genomics 87:265-274.
Mendelson, T.C. and Shaw, K.L. 2006. Close-range acoustic signaling and mate choice in Hawaiian crickets (Gryllidae:Laupala). Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 59:770-776.
Mendelson, T.C. and Shaw, K.L. 2005. Sexual behaviour: Rapid speciation in an arthropod. Nature 433:375-376.
Shaw, K.L., Mendelson, T.C., G. Borgia. 2005. Evolution by sexual selection. In: Evolutionary Science and Society: Educating a New Generation, J. Cracraft and R. Bybee (eds.), Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs, CO, pp. 99-106.
Mendelson, T.C. and Shaw, K.L. 2005. The use of AFLP markers in surveys of arthropod diversity. In: Methods in Enzymology v. 395: Molecular Evolution: Producing the Biochemical Data, E.A. Zimmer and E. Roalson (eds.), Academic Press, San Diego, CA, pp.161-175
Mendelson, T.C., Siegel, A.M., Shaw, K.L. 2004. Testing geographic pathways of speciation in a recent island radiation. Molecular Ecology 13:3787-3796.
Mendelson, T.C., Inouye, B.D., Rausher, M.D. 2004. Patterns in the evolution of reproductive isolation and the genetics of speciation. Evolution 58:1424-1433.
Mendelson, T.C. 2003a. Sexual isolation evolves faster than hybrid inviability in a diverse and sexually dimorphic genus of fish (Percidae: Etheostoma). Evolution 57:317-327.
Mendelson, T.C. 2003b. Evidence of intermediate and asymmetrical behavioral isolation between Orangethroat and Orangebelly darters (Teleostei: Percidae). The American Midland Naturalist 150:343-347.
Mendelson, T.C. and Shaw, K.L. 2002. Genetic and behavioral components of the cryptic species boundary between Laupala cerasina and L. kohalensis (Orthoptera: Gryllidae). Genetica 116: 301-310.
Mendelson, T.C. 2002. "Fish Behavior in the Aquarium and in the Wild" by Stephan Reebs. Copeia 2002: 536-538.