- Doctoral Student
Michael is a doctoral student in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology program in ECCB and works under Dr. Jacquelyn Grace in The Grace Lab. Michael joined the lab in the Summer of 2018 after several years working with the Integrated Monitoring in Bird Conservation Regions program for Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, and before that as a staff ecologist for Corblu Ecology Group near Atlanta, Georgia. His research project investigates the impact of acute (e.g., hurricane, fire) and chronic disturbance (e.g., agriculture, drought) on avian community structure, abundance, and productivity in the coastal plains and hill country of Texas.
Research Interests and Specializations
Ornithology, landscape ecology, disturbance ecology