My research interests are in feedback connections between humans and ecosystems and the management of coupled ecological-economic processess. Specifically, I do research in bioeconomics, natural resource economics, populations and disease ecology, natural resource policy, partial controllability of ecological systems, thresholds & tipping points, the role of risk and approaches to managing risk in natural resource decision making, and modeling.
Position and natural capital research are generously supported by the Knobloch Family Foundation
Infectious disease; Linkages between locusts, livestock management, nitrogen cycling, and markets; Ecosystem Services in the Panama Canal Watershed; and fisheries and climate change research supported by the National Science Foundation.
All recently advertised positions have been filled.