Community Ecology, Forestry, Dendrochronology
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation post-doctoral fellowship (Forest Ecology and Bioproducts), Nipissing University.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Industrial Research and Development Fellow (Red Oak Silviculture), Nipissing University and Forestry Research Partnership.
2005 Ph. D. (Plant Sciences), The University of Western Ontario
2000 M.Sc. (Biology), Laurentian University
1997 B.Sc. (Environmental Science/ Physical Geography), Nipissing University
My current research interest is in plant community ecology and the application of ecological principles to the practice of forest management from the scale of individual trees to forest landscapes. I am specifically focused on applied research problems related to the sustainable development of new forest bioproducts in northern Ontario. Please see my research page for a description of current projects I am working on.
2005.Chunfang Hu Award in Plant Sciences, The University of Western Ontario.
2003. Iain and Sylvia Taylor Award, Canadian Botanical Association.
2003. John Macoun Travel Bursary, Canadian Botanical Association.
2002. Iain and Sylvia Taylor Award. Canadian Botanical Association
1996. Merani Environmental Science Award, Nipissing University