I am an ecologist working at the interface of population, community, and evolutionary ecology focusing on plant-herbivore interactions. I will be starting as an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Entomology & Nematology at the University of Florida in January 2020. Previously I completed a postdoctoral fellowship with John Maron at the University of Montana, a Ph.D. with John Orrock at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a M.S. with Mathew Dornbush at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
Madeline is a sophomore at the University of Montana majoring in Wildlife Biology, minoring in Nonprofit Administration, and getting a certificate in Big Data Analytics. She is most interested the human dimensions aspect of Wildlife Biology, particularly Private Lands Biology and Citizen Science. She aspires to work with private landowners to implement and sustain conservation projects on private lands.
Jake is from Virginia and is currently a junior at the University of Montana majoring in Wildlife Biology and minoring in Biology. He is interested in ecology and researching how plant traits vary among populations.