Bornean Bird Ecology
Most of my research focuses on community ecology of lowland rainforest birds in Borneo. I am interested in large scale patterns of diversity, species interactions, and the relationship between patterns of land use and community structure. This work is conducted in collaboration with researchers at Louisiana State University, Sabah Parks Department, and Sarawak Planted Forests Project. Current research focuses on bioacoustic inventories in the forest canopy and understory.
For more information on my work in Borneo, check out borneanbirdconservation.org
Avian Monitoring in a temperate lowland rainforest
I am interested in the community ecology and long-term population trends of resident and migratory birds in The Evergreen State College campus forest. This work occurs as a part of the Evergreen Ecological Observation Network – a long-term forest monitoring project.
Natural History Collections
I curate The Evergreen State College Natural History Collections. These collections include over 5000 bird and mammal specimens, hundreds of reptile, amphibian, and fish specimens, thousands of botanical specimens, tens of thousands of terrestrial and marine invertebrates, and a growing collection of auditory recordings (primarily of birds). I am interested in integrated natural history collections into undergraduate research and teaching. For more information on the natural history of the environment around Evergreen, check out our natural history website.