My goal is to help students understand how conclusions are drawn from data by understanding the scientific process. For students who are not pursuing careers in ecological or environmental sciences I hope this will provide intellectual tools for evaluating scientific information and making informed opinions about socially relevant ecological issues.
Award: Excellence in teaching in the Biological Sciences, UC San Diego, 2013-2014
The Evolution of Infectious Disease
Introductory Ecology: Organisms and Habitat
Aquatic Ecology Lab
Community and Ecosystem Ecology
Evolutionary Ecology of Humans
Ecology of Stressed and Recovering Ecosystems