- Dynamics of social-ecological systems
- Ecosystem services and human perception
- Human communities and conservation initiatives
- Effectiveness of volunteer/non-profit organizations
- Development of practical conservation and restoration strategies
- Effectiveness and evolution of non-profit lake associations over time
- Human dimensions of changes in lake water quality
- Ciliate epibionts in Chesapeake Bay: life cycle, metabolism, and effects on copepods.
- Trace metal quotas of natural coastal phytoplankton assemblages in the freshwater vs. marine systems
- Bioacoustic patterning of mantis shrimp
- Running speed in mammals & phylogenetic relatedness
- Database of ultra-fast movements across the tree of life
In my free time I love experiencing and exploring the great outdoors with my dog, spending time with family and friends, enjoying music, running, cooking, and giving back to my local community.