Assistant Professor of Practice
PhD, 2008, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
MSc, 2001, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
BS, 1998, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
1064 E. Lowell St.
Tucson, AZ 85719-5035
Wildlife, Fisheries, and Conservation Biology
My research interests focus on social & mating behavior with applications to conservation. My current focus is on the interaction of personality & social network dynamics. I also authored two popular science books, Wild Connection & Raised by Animals
I teach or co-teach courses on wildlife management, human dimensions of sustainability, natural resource management, & conservation of natural environments. I also enjoy teaching field ecology, ecology, animal behavior, & science communication.
Population and Community Ecology
Social Dimensions of Natural Resource Management