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Assistant Professor, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University

I'm an agricultural ecologist broadly interested in the various ways biodiversity supports sustainable agricultural production.


  • 2016–present
    Postdoctoral researcher, Dalhousie University


  • 2017 
    University of Oxford, DPhil in Zoology
  • 2013 
    Dalhousie University, BSc Agriculture. Major in Environmental Science


  • 2018
    Ecosystem functioning is more strongly impaired by reducing dung beetle abundance than by reducing species richness, Agriculture, Ecosystems, Environment
  • 2017
    Effect of dung beetle species richness and chemical perturbation on multiple ecosystem functions, Ecological Entomology
  • 2017
    Quantifying immediate and delayed effects of anthelmintic exposure on ecosystem functioning supported by a common dung beetle species, PLoS ONE
  • 2016
    Functionally rich dung beetle assemblages are required to provide multiple ecosystem services, Agriculture, Ecosystems, Environment
  • 2013
    Predation of lowbush blueberry insect pests by ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the laboratory, Journal of Pest Science

Professional Memberships

  • Entomological Society of America
  • Entomological Society of Canada