Brief Curriculum Vitae

Education

1985 Bachelor of Arts Degree (major: biology; minor: English)

The University at Albany, State University of New York

1990 Doctor of Philosophy (ecology, evolution & behavior)

Supervisor: Tom Caraco; Dissertation: Foraging in a random environment: A stochastic dynamic programming approach.  

The University at Albany, State University of New York

2000 Post Graduate Diploma (Learning & Teaching in Higher Education)

Supervisor: Mark Fricker; Thesis: Computer Assisted Learning in EcologyOxford University


Current Positions

2009 - Professor
Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph

2015 - 2020 Dean
College of Biological Sciences, University of Guelph

2014 - 2017 Editorial Board Member
Global Change Biology


Previous Positions

1990-1994 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Supervisor: John KrebsDepartment of Zoology, University of Oxford

1994-1998 Assistant Professor
Department of Zoology, Southern Illinois University

1999-2004 University Lecturer
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

1999-2004 Cephalosporin Fellow & Tutor for Biology
St. Peter's College, Oxford University

1999-2003 Director, Krebs Field Station
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

2004 - 2009  Professor
Department of Environmental BiologyUniversity of Guelph

2008-2009  Department Chair
Department of Environmental BiologyUniversity of Guelph

2008 -2011   Editorial Board Member
Global Change Biology

2007 - 2012  Adjunct Professor 
Department of BiologyUniversity at Albany

2009 - 2015 Director
School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph

2009-2012 Adjunct Professor
Department of PhilosophyUniversity of Guelph

2006 - 2015  Associate Editor
Journal of Animal EcologyBritish Ecological Society

2005 - 2015  Associate Editor
Journal of EcologyBritish Ecological Society





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