Research Assistant Professor
2000 Ph.D., Plant Biology (Applied Statistics minor), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (W.J. Platt, advisor); “Habitat and demography of understory trees in mixed species hardwood forests in northern Florida, USA”
1992 B.S., Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1990 A.S., Biology, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
Gene flow; disturbance ecology; conservation, restoration, and management; sustainability of bioenergy crops
My collaborative interests with Dr. Stewart include gene flow quantification and bioenergy sustainability.
Interests/hobbies: I enjoy hiking, bird-watching, cooking, and all aspects of coffee. I also enjoy the company of cats, and am simultaneously amused and disgusted by the annual futility of the Chicago Cubs.