University of Michigan

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Applying ecological theory to help solve real-world conservation problems

NEWS: I anticipate taking a PhD student in 2023. If you are interested please check out more information here

We have determined our inaugural PODS (Precollege Ocean Discovery and Science) class, and are excited about working with these amazing young students.

A short video released by University of Michigan about our lab's work. 

Fish pee picked up by the Detroit Free Press

talk Jake gave virtually to University of The Bahamas

A blog post Jake wrote for AAAS on community engagement through research.

A write-up about our new study the influence of beaver on individual-level behavior of steelhead 

An interview Jake did with Canadian Broadcasting Company on the show Quarks and Quirks - it is always weird to hear yourself on audio.

Check out our educational film about our research in Haitian Creole produced in partnership with Loggerhead Productions.  We are currently distributing it throughout the region where we work.  It is pretty hilarious - have a look.

An article about our work in Oceana