Insect Behavior and Physiology in the Anthropocene


My research interests lie at the interface between physiology, behavior, and evolutionary ecology. I seek to understand how organisms respond to environmental challenges by linking processes across levels of organization: from the individual (e.g. genetic variation and behavior) to species-interactions (e.g. plant-herbivore-predator interactions), up to landscape-level processes Research page.


I enjoy combining studies of free-living populations with lab-based experiments while integrating tools from diverse fields including animal respirometry and stable isotopes analysis, nutritional ecology, and quantitative genetics.