Research Interests:

  • Influence of ocean deoxygenation and ocean acidification on upwelling ecosystems
  • Wetland structure and function: invasion, restoration, and water re-use
  • Biodiversity of deep-sea methane seeps and oxygen minimum zones
  • Connectivity in coastal ecosystems
  • Conservation and sustainability in the deep sea
  • Invertebrate life histories, dispersal, demography, and evolution


  • B.S., Radcliffe College
  • Ph.D., UCSD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography