I study the conservation biology of long-lived marine vertebrates, particularly marine mammals, seabirds and sea turtles. My work, and that of my students, documents the effects of human activities on populations of these species. Our work involves field work, experimentation and modeling. I am particularly interested in the development and application of new conservation tools.

School Division

Marine Science & Conservation Marine Lab


  • Ph.D., University of Guelph (Canada) (1990)
  • M.S., University of Guelph (Canada) (1983)
  • B.S., University of Guelph (Canada) (1980)


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