CURRENT POSITION

Research Scientist, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle WA 98195

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EDUCATION 

2009: Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) ‘with highest honor’ at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, Germany

2004: Diploma degree (M.S.) in Biology at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, Germany

2000: Pre-diploma degree (B.S.) in Biophysics at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, Germany

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EMPLOYMENT

Since 2016 - present: Research Scientist, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

2014 - 2016: Research Associate, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington

2012 - 2014: Post-doctoral researcher at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, Norway

2009 - 2014: Post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis at the University of Oslo, Norway

2008: Graduate research project within the Young Scientists Summer Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenburg, Austria

2005 - 2008: Ph.D. student at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, and the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany

2004 - 2005: Graduate research assistant at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries in Berlin, Germany

2003 - 2004: Undergraduate student at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, and the Humboldt-University in Berlin, Germany

2001 - 2002: Undergraduate research project at the La Sapienza University in Rome, Italy

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AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND GRANTS

2018 - 2021: Collaborator - Addressing uncertainty in fishery management in a zooplankton-fish community under human-induced perturbations, Research Council of Norway

2018 - 2021: Collaborator - Drivers and effects of spatial shifts in early life stages of marine fish, Research Council of Norway

2016 - 2018: * Co-PI - Are expanding killer whale populations causing declines in average size and abundance of Chinook salmon? Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

2016 - 2018: Collaborator - Long-term effects of local scale oil pollution on fish populations and communities in the Lofoten-Barents Sea system, Research Council of Norway) 

2015 - 2018: Collaborator - Managing ecosystems in an increasingly variable world, Research Council of Norway

2015 - 2018: Collaborator on Sustainable management of renewable resources in a changing environment: an integrated approach across ecosystems, Research Council of Norway

2013 - 2016: Collaborator - Applying a new demographic model to study multiple impacts of climate change in size- and age-structured populations, Research Council of Norway

2012 - 2014: * Research fellowship for two years as a postdoctoral fellow at the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters and as a guest researcher at the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis at the University of Oslo, Norway

2008: * Mikhalevich Scholarship for two months as a postdoctoral fellow at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Laxenburg, Austria, awarded for the research carried out during a 3-month project as part of IIASA’s Young Scientists Summer Program

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ORAL PRESENTATIONS

2017: Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium, Anchorage (AK), USA

2017: * Availability of Prey for Southern Resident Killer Whales, Vancouver (BC), USA

2017: Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland (OR), USA

2015: ** Department of Aquatic Resources, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

2015: American Fisheries Society 145th Annual Meeting, Portland (OR), USA

2015: Ecosystem Studies of Sub-Arctic Seas Annual Science Meeting, Seattle (WA), USA

2014: Conference of the American Society of Naturalists, Asilomar, Pacific Grove (CA), USA

2012: * British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, Birmingham, UK

2012: Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland (OR), USA

2012: ** Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany

2012: Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, Umeå University, Sweden 

2011: American Fisheries Society 141st Annual Meeting, Seattle (WA), USA

2010: Fish and Climate Change, Queen's University, Belfast, UK

2010: * Evolution of divergence and speciation models of specific systems, Hólar, Iceland

2009: * International Conference on Evolutionary Ecology of Fishes, Berlin, Germany (keynote talk)

2009: ** Department of Fish Ecology & Evolution at EAWAG, Switzerland     

2008: International Conference in Africa for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, Kenya

2008: Ecological consequences of climate change, Rheinsberg, Germany

* Invited conference talk; ** Invited departmental seminar

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EXTERNAL PEER REVIEWER 

Axios Review, American Naturalist, Aquatic Ecology, Aquatic Sciences, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Ecology of Freshwater Fish, Ecology, Environmental Biology of Fishes, Functional Ecology, Global Change Biology, ICES Journal of Marine Science, Journal of Animal Ecology, Journal of Comparative Physiology B, Journal of Experimental Biology, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Journal of Experimental Zoology A, Journal of Fish Biology, Marine Biology, Oikos, PLoS ONE, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Science

 

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Functional Ecology