Post-doc 1998 - 2001: Foraging ecology of Balaenoptera whales.
Post-doc - shared with Zavaleta Lab: Preventing extinctions on islands by quantifying the prevalence of widowed symbionts and testing the potential for taxon substitutions to replace lost mutualists.
Senior Thesis Intern 2010: Examining effects of rat removal on intertidal communities on Rat (Hawadax) Island.
Visiting Scholar 2008: Global review of island invasive cat diet.
PhD 2009, co-advised with Griggs Lab: Predicting locations of foraging hotspots for pelagic predators
MS 2007: Impacts of biological traits and anthropogenic threats on seabird extinction risk
Senior Thesis Intern 2007: Impact of rat eradication on native passerines
MS 2000: Impacts of invasive herbivores on island plant communities.
PhD 2003: New methods for measuring impacts of toxin exposure on wild birds and ecotoxicology of endangered albatross
Senior Thesis Intern 2010: Preventing seabird extinctions by compiling a database of breeding islands for the world's threatened seabirds
PhD 2011: Protecting seabirds by understanding how range expansion impacts at-sea behavior, diet, contaminant loads and population growth
PhD 2015: Integrating marine and terrestrial atoll conservation by examining the impact of seabirds on coral reef health
Senior Thesis Intern 2003 - 2004: Impacts of invasive rats on seabirds
MS 1999: Conservation of the endangered Black-vented Shearwater
Kim La Pierre
LEADS Intern 2006: Prioritization of invasive species eradication on Alliance for Zero Extinction islands
Visiting Scholar 2004: Introduced ground squirrels on Natividad Island, Mexico: impacts and eradication feasibility
PhD 2021: Hawksbill Sea Turtle Ecology & Conservation
PhD: Quantifying impacts of invasive mammals on globally threatened insular vertebrate species, and development of optimization tools to prioritize invasive mammal eradications on islands
PhD 2008, co-advised with Estes Lab: Impacts of small scale fisheries bycatch on loggerhead turtle populations and development of community-based fishing exclusion zones.
PhD 2015, University of Groningen, the Netherlands: Genetics of manta and devil rays: evolution, population genetics and conservation of a group of vulnerable pelagic filter feeders
Post-doc 1997: Foraging ecology of Patagonian seabirds
PhD 2016: Linking terrestrial and marine protected areas at the coastal interface
Kuo-wei "Stanley" Shen
MS Student: Protecting Chinese Crested Tern breeding islands via conservation action and monitoring population size to evaluate the effectiveness of the conservation measures.
Packard Environment Fellow 2010: Creating a sustainable social business that will make bio-acoustic monitoring and outcome-based performance metrics available to a wide range of bird conservation and restoration projects.
Conservation Measures Project Coordinator 2010 - 2014
MS 2002, PhD 2007: Conservation investments in California Current seabirds (MS). Climate change impacts on persistence of Cassin's Auklets (phD)