PhD Ecology UC Davis 2008
MA English UC Davis 2006
BA Biology UC Santa Cruz 1998

Academic Experience: 

Research Areas:

Urbanization and foraging habits of Australian flying foxes (big bats)

Butterfly community ecology in the tropical rainforests of Southern Belize

Professional Areas of Interest: 

Science communication

Bats and particularly old world mega-bats

Community ecology and biodiverity

Honors and Awards: 

National Science Foundation IGERT long-term fellow in the interdisciplinary study of biological invasions

Herbert Kraft fellow in the environmental and agricultural sciences

Jastro Shields Scientific Research Support Grant, two-time recipient

Pacific Rim Foundation Grant Recipient

UC Davis Ecology Block Grant Recipient

Nominated to Best New American Voices

Winner of the Maurice Prize in Fiction Dear students hoping to add one of my Bio 10 sections for Spring 2014:
Please note that per Life Science policy we can not give out add codes before the first class meeting. If you would like to add, please attend the first class meeting, where I will have more information about how many students I might be able to add and what the add process will be. Thank you for your patience and I will see you in Jan.!