I am a lecturer in and co-director of the Sustainable Development & Conservation Biology (CONS) program in the Biology Department at University of Maryland. I am also a Research Associate the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. I research human impacts in coastal ecosystems such as salt marsh, rocky intertidal, cobble beach, and soft sediment.

Please visit the research page for more information on my research interests. For my latest field notes and observations, visit my blog maritima.

Recent News:

April 2016: I was quoted in an article in Vice News about some new articles on reduced oxygen concentrations in the oceans due to climate change.