B.A., Biology, Pomona College, 1991; M.S., Wildlife Science, University of Washington, 2002; Ph.D., Forest Resources, University of Washington, 2006.
John is a terrestrial ecologist who studies the responses of native wildlife (especially birds!) to urbanization and climate change. He uses a combination of empirical field studies, modeling and quantitative tools, and spatial analyses using GIS in his work. Since receiving his Ph.D. in 2006 he has taught and conducted research at the University of Washington (Seattle), Lewis & Clark College (Portland), the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panama), and Florida International University (Miami).
Expertise ecology, conservation biology, wildlife biology
landscape ecology, conservation biology, avian ecology, native wildlife response to land use and climate change, empirical field studies, ecological modeling, GIS.