Professor of Biological Oceanography
Curator of Pelagic Invertebrates

Research Interests:

  • Population ecology of marine zooplankton, especially planktonic copepods
  • California Current Ecosystem LTER site
  • Climate change effects on California Current pelagic food webs
  • Mortality estimation and other demographic techniques
  • Autonomous measurement methods (Spray ocean gliders, moorings)


  • Ph.D., University of Washington
  • M.A., California State University, San Francisco
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz