M.A. Archaeology. University of California, Davis. 2005.
B.A. Anthropology and Latin American Studies. Tulane University. 2000.
Thorne JH, Santos MJ, Bjorkman JH (2013) Regional Assessment of Urban Impacts on Landcover and Open Space Finds a Smart Urban Growth Policy Performs Little Better than Business as Usual. PLoS ONE 8(6): e65258. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065258
Thorne, James, Jacquelyn Bjorkman, and Nathaniel Roth (University of California, Davis). 2012. Urban Growth in California: Projecting Growth in California (2000–2050) Under Six Alternative Policy Scenarios and Assessing Impacts to Future Dispersal Corridors, Fire Threats and Climate-Sensitive Agriculture. California Energy Commission. Publication number: CEC-500-2012-009.
Thorne, J., J. Bjorkman, S. Thrasher, R. Kelsey, and B. J. Morgan. 2008. 1930s extent of oak species in the central Sierra Nevada. In Proceedings of the sixth California oak symposium: today's challenges, tomorrow's opportunities. Adina Merenlender, Douglas McCreary, and Kathryn L. Purcell, tech. eds. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-217. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station.
Thorne, James, R. Kelsey, J. Honig and B. Morgan. 2006. The Development of 70-Year-Old Wieslander Vegetation Type Maps and an Assessment of Landscape Change in the Central Sierra Nevada. California Energy Commission, PIER Energy-Related Environmental Program, CEC 500-2006-107.
Published Conference Proceedings and Presentations
Bjorkman, J., J.H. Thorne, S. Thrasher, R. Boynton. 2008. Landscape change in the Bay Area: using historic maps to show vegetation change. 10th Annual Bay Area Conservation Biology Symposium, Davis, CA.
Thrasher, Sarah, J. Bjorkman, R. Boynton, R. Kelsey. 2008. Historical Distribution of Oak Species in the Central and Northern Sierra Nevada. Proceedings of the sixth California oak symposium: today's challenges, tomorrow's opportunities. Adina Merenlender, Douglas McCreary, and Kathryn L. Purcell, tech. eds. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-217. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station.
Thorne, J. H., J. Bjorkman, R. Boynton, S. Thrasher. 2008. Observed Changes in Vegetation Patterns in California. California Energy Commission’s Second Annual Climate Change Conference, Sacramento, CA.
Thorne, J.H., S. Dobrowski, R. Boynton, S. Thrasher, J. Bjorkman, H. Safford. 2008. Ecotones and Vegetation Bands – 70 years of vegetation dynamics in the Sierra Nevada. California Society for Ecological Restoration, Santa Rosa, CA. Invited talk.