Current projects

Comparative phylogeography

Reconstructing & comparing long-term population history of ecologically co-associated forest arthropods, in the southern Appalachian Mountains.

Biodiversity hotspot prediction

Surveying, quantifying, and predicting the spatial distribution of dead-wood (saproxylic) arthropod biodiversity, in the present  and near future.

Southern pine beetle range expansion

Characterizing population genetic structure, and source-sink gene flow dynamics of a range expansion event that is happening in real time.

Galapagos giant tortoise conservation

Genetic identification of high-value breeders, to assist natural resource managers who are dedicated to evidence-based conservation.