Catherine Graham, a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at Stony Brook University, has been recognized by publisher Thomson Reuters as one of the most highly cited and influential researchers of 2015. She has authored and co-authored multiple highly cited articles, including “Novel Methods Improve Prediction of Species’ Distribution from Occurrence Data” in the journal Ecography, which has been cited more than 2,600 times.
Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters is an annual list recognizing leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world. The 2015 list focuses on contemporary research achievement. Only highly cited papers in science and social sciences journals indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection during the 11-year period 2003-2013 were surveyed. Highly cited papers are defined as those that rank in the top 1 percent by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science.