University of Michigan

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Applying ecological theory to help solve real-world conservation problems

Interested in joining the lab?

recent add for PhD student opening posted on Ecolog and CoralLog

NEWS: We recently received funding to start The Precollege Ocean Discovery and Science (PODS) Program: helping tomorrow’s conservation leaders of The Bahamas apply, attend, and graduate from higher-level STEM education.

 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