I am currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics at the Smithsonian Institution
in Washington, DC. I completed my Ph.D. at UC Davis
in 2010 and an NSF Bioinformatics Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard University
I study the ways in which geographic and environmental variation shape patterns of genetic and morphological variation. My major research interests lie in three areas within this general framework: 1) landscape genetics, 2) ecological genomics, and 3) phenotypic evolution
. I work primarily with poison-dart frogs (Dendrobatidae) in Panama and Costa Rica and Anolis lizards in the Greater Antilles, but I also maintain research programs on the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense
) and the western toad species complex (Bufo boreas, B. canorus, B. exsul
) in North America.