I'm a quantitative ecologist interested in using models to understand how ecological processes occurring at scales ranging from individuals to landscapes combine to determine the distribution of biodiversity. My main focus has been on montane and forested ecosystems, though the methods I employ have applications to other systems as well.
I am currently working as a postdoc at the Department of Ecology at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. Previously, I have worked at the Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries in Berlin, Germany, the Laboratoire d'Écologie Alpine in Grenoble, France and in the Theoretical Ecosystem Ecology Lab at the Université du Québec à Rimouski, and I finished my Ph.D. working with Craig W. Benkman at the University of Wyoming, where I studied the eco-evolutionary dynamics of seed predation in Rocky Mountain lodgepole pine forests. More information about my current and previous projects can be found on my research page.