University of Michigan

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Applying ecological theory to help solve real-world conservation problems

We have an opening for a new postdoctoral fellow in the lab - more info here

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


NEWS: We are excited to announce another year of the PODS program for Bahamian high school students

Coverage of the lab's research by University of Michigan

Congrats to our own Katrina Munsterman for being awarded a fancy 2022 National Marine Fisheries Service Fellowship

Our inaugural PODS (Precollege Ocean Discovery and Science) class completed their online and field course, and we are excited to continue to work with these amazing young students.

PhD student Katrina Munsterman was awarded the Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research to continue fish movement research in The Bahamas.

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