• Population and Community Ecology
  • Plant-Herbivore-Natural Enemy Interactions
  • Behavioral Ecology
  • Spatial/Landscape Ecology
  • Ecological Genetics
  • Biological Pest Management
  • Invasive Species
  • Conservation Biology

I consider myself to be a broadly trained evolutionary ecologist. My research interests are rooted in theory and center on the population dynamics and evolution of plant-herbivore-predator interactions at meaningful spatial scales. Studies undertaken by my students and I are both experimental and quantitative and are often motivated by a strong interest in conservation and the biological control of plant pests by natural enemies.  [more...]