At this time, I am only considering applications from students that have secured their own graduate fellowship(s) from competitive solicitations (e.g., the NSF GRFP, NSF PostDoc, etc.). I am also happy to support and mentor students interested in leading fellowship application efforts that they have identified, if our respective interests converge to similar research goals.
Graduate students working with me can receive degrees in Ecology or Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology. Individuals accepted into the lab will be enthousiastic about research in the fields of ecology, life history evolution and conservation, and will keep an open mind to quantitative modeling. Student who already have demonstrated experience publishing their own research are strongly encouraged to reach out to me. Note that prospective graduate students should contact me to discuss a research project before applying to the CSU graduate school. I am also eager to advise post-docs that are interested in joining my lab and have secured their own post-doctoral fellowship, as well as fellows who seek my help in preparing research proposals.
Every member of the lab contributes to making our working environment nurturing, welcoming and productive for all individuals who decide to join us. We welcome all ethnicities, religions, genders, countries of origin, and sexual orientations. We are also happy to engage with student organizations that help promote the success of minorities, first generation students, and veterans.
Our philosophy is in line with this more official CSU statement: Colorado State Universityis an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding affirmative action requirements. To assist Colorado State University in meeting its affirmative action responsibilities, ethnic minorities, women, and other protected class members are encouraged to apply and to so identify themselves. For further questions, please reach out to the me directly or contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity is located in 101 Student Services at CSU.