TEACHING

Instructor

  • MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science & Engineering
    Marine and Coastal Ecology and Management (Graduate Level), Fall 2014
    Links: Website
  • MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography/Applied Ocean Science & Engineering
    Quantitative Modeling and Assessment of Marine Reserves (Graduate Level), Spring 2012
    Co-taught with Michael Neubert
  • UC Davis Ecology Graduate Group
    Quantitative Modeling and Assessment of Marine Reserves (Graduate Level), Fall 2008
    Co-taught with James Sanchirico and Alan Hastings
    Links: Syllabus

Associate

  • UC Santa Barbara Summer Sessions
    Aquatic Biology and Policy (Lower Division), Summer 2002

Teaching Assistant

  • UC Santa Barbara Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology
    Applied Marine Ecology (Upper Division), Winter 1999 - Winter 2003
    Ecological Modeling (Upper Division and Graduate Level), Fall 1999
    Introduction to Ecology (Upper Division), Fall 1998
    Introductory Biology III (Lower Division), Spring 1997

Guest Lecturer

  • Lotka-Volterra Competition
    Population Ecology (Upper Division)
    Dept. of Environmental Science and Policy, UC Davis, Winter 2009
  • Steady States and Stability of Differential Equations
    Mathematical Methods in Population Biology (Graduate Level)
    Ecology Graduate Group, UC Davis, Fall 2008
  • Modeling the Spatial Patterns of Harvesting Effort and Fish in Response to Marine Protected Area Establishment
    Bioeconomic Modeling (Graduate Level)
    Ecology Graduate Group, UC Davis, Spring 2008
  • Turing Instabilities, Diffusion Equations, and Spatial Pattern Formation
    Mathematical Methods in Population Biology (Graduate Level)
    Ecology Graduate Group, UC Davis, Fall 2007
  • Nicholson-Bailey Dynamics
    Mathematical Methods in Population Biology (Graduate Level)
    Ecology Graduate Group, UC Davis, Fall 2007
  • Complex Eigenvalues and Stability of Difference Equations
    Mathematical Methods in Population Biology (Graduate Level)
    Ecology Graduate Group, UC Davis, Fall 2007
  • Age-Structured Population Modeling
    Population Ecology (Upper Division)
    Dept. of Environmental Science and Policy, UC Davis, Winter 2007
  • Before-After-Control-Impact Paired Series Field Assessment Design
    Applied Marine Ecology (Graduate Level)
    Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, UC Santa Barbara, Winter 2003
  • Global Climate Change and El NiƱo Southern Oscillation Events
    Applied Marine Ecology (Upper Division)
    Dept. of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, UC Santa Barbara, Winter 2000 & Winter 2003

Mentor and Instructor

  • University summer enrichment programs for high school students
  • Research Mentorship Program (program description)
    Summer Sessions, UC Santa Barbara, Summer 2000 & Summer 2001
  • Introductory Biology
    Upward Bound Program, UC Santa Barbara, Summer 1997
  • Ecology and Marine Biology
    Upward Bound Program, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Summer 1996