About Me

I am an ecologist and conservation biologist interested in animals and the environments in which they live. My expertise lies in using quantitative approaches to understand the effect of changing environments on animal behaviour and population dynamics. I also conduct field studies, and have worked in sub-tropical New Zealand, temperate landscapes in Canada, and in Arctic coastal environments. 

My research on climate change, predator-prey interactions, reproductive endocrinology, the evolution of ornamentation, and social behaviour has been published in leading journals such as Nature, Proceedings of the Royal Society and Global Change Biology.

Currently, I am working for the Canadian Wildlife Service as Quantitative Wildlife Health Biologist. In the past, I held postdoctoral research positions with the University of Windsor and Environment and Climate Change Canada, and completed a PhD at McMaster University.

Selected Awards

Liber Ero Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017-2018

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship 2012-2015

Best Non-Commercial Film - Animal Behaviour Film Festival 2014