IMG_0315 I’m a professor in the Department of Biology at Norwich University.  I teach a diverse set of exciting courses at Norwich including Ecology, Evolution, Parasitology, Invertebrate Zoology, Microbiology, Genetics and Introductory Biology.

I also have an active research program that focuses on the ecology and evolutionary biology of parasites.  I received my PhD from the University of Vermont where I studied a species of malaria parasite that infects lizards, and I am continuing this research in collaboration with undergraduates at Norwich.  This research includes extensive fieldwork in Northern California, microscopy and molecular genetics.  I also hope to get a more local research program up and running soon.  Two parasite-host systems that have sparked my interest locally are a gregarine parasite of earthworms and trematode parasites in snails.  Check back periodically for updates on my developing research program!


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