2021  Mathis VL and DL Reed. Two new recent country records of mormoopid bats (Chiroptera: Mormoopidae) from Long Island, The Bahamas.  Florida Field Naturalist 49:13-17.

2020  Potash, AD, DU Greene, VL Mathis, B Baiser, LM Conner, and RA McCleery. Ecological drivers of eastern fox squirrel pelage polymorphism. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8:119. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2020.00119

2020  Potash, AD, DU Greene, GA Foursa, VL Mathis, LM Conner, and RA McCleery. A comparison of animal color measurements using a commercially available digital color sensor and photograph analysis. Current Zoology 1–14. doi:10.1093/cz/zoaa016.

2017  Mathis, VL, MS Ascunce, KG Logan-Lopez, RW DeYoung, RL Honeycutt, KV Olson, G Kassau, NJ Silvy, and DL Reed. Insights into the Genetic Origins of White-Tailed Deer on the Naval Station Guantanamo Bay. Caribbean Naturalist 45:1-20.

2014  Mathis, VL, MS Hafner, and DJ Hafner. Evolution and phylogeography of the Thomomys umbrinus species complex (Rodentia: Geomyidae). Journal of Mammalogy 95:754-771.

2013  Mathis, VL, MS Hafner, DJ Hafner, and JW Demastes. Thomomys nayarensis, a new species of pocket gopher from the Sierra del Nayar, Nayarit. Journal of Mammalogy 94:983-994.

2013   Mathis, VL, MS Hafner, DJ Hafner, and JW Demastes. Redescription and resurrection of the pocket gopher Thomomys sheldoni from the Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy 94:544-560.

2011  Hafner, MS, AR Gates, VL Mathis, JW Demastes and DH Hafner. Redescription of the pocket gopher Thomomys atrovarius from the Pacific coast of mainland Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy 92:1367-1382.

2010  Facka, AN, GW Roemer, VL Mathis, M Kam and E Geffen. Drought leads to collapse of black-tailed prairie dog populations reintroduced to the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:1754-1762.

2006  Mathis, VL, WG Whitford, FR Kay, and PU Alkon.  Effects of grazing and shrub removal on small mammal populations in southern New Mexico.  Journal of Arid Environments 66:76-86.