We are community ecologists based at Tulane University. We examine the interactions that structure plant and microbial communities in space and time, and how global change and land use patterns alter these interactions with consequences for biodiversity and ecosystem function. We use field surveys and experiments and a combination of statistical modeling, population modeling, genomics, and GIS techniques. We work in wetlands, grasslands, and alpine ecosystems.
Girls in STEM at Tulane, Spring 2023
Our lab participated in a Girls in STEM at Tulane (GiST) event last weekend. We were one of 20 different workshops serving 105 middle school girls and 26 teachers in the New Orleans area. We led a workshop called “Working Together” about community ecology. Students talked about the roles that plants, insects, birds, and microbes … More Girls in STEM at Tulane, Spring 2023