CURRENT POSITION

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


EDUCATION 

12/2008: Doctoral degree (Ph.D.) ‘with highest honor’ at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, Germany

04/2004: Diploma degree (M.S.) in Biology at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, Germany

08/2000: Pre-diploma degree (B.S.) in Biophysics at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, Germany


EMPLOYMENT

04/2016 – present: Research Scientist at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA 

09/2014 – 04.2016: Research Associate at the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA 

04/2009 – 07/2014: Postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, and the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Norway 

04/2005 – 12/2008: Graduate research assistant at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries in Berlin, Germany

05/2004 – 03/2005: Short-term employments for a total of 7 months as research assistant at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries in Berlin, Germany 


GRANTS

Project Co-PI:

2021 - 2023: ‘Effect of global warming on long-term changes in copepod size in the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea’, North Pacific Research Board, USD 219k – Co-PI

2019 - 2021: ‘Fishery management implications of ocean-driven declines in the mean age and size of Chinook salmon’, North Pacific Research Board, USD 301k – Co-PI

2016 - 2018: ‘Are expanding killer whale populations causing declines in average size and abundance of Chinook salmon? – Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, USD 340k – Co-PI

Funded collaborator:

2019 - 2021: ‘A spatially-explicit model for evaluating threats to coho salmon in freshwater and marine life stages in the Northeast Pacific Ocean’, Pacific Salmon Commission, USD 230k – Funded collaborator

2018 - 2021: ‘Addressing uncertainty in fishery management in a zooplankton-fish community under human-induced perturbations’, Research Council of Norway, NOK 7.9m (USD 1m) – Funded collaborator

2018 - 2021: ‘Drivers and effects of spatial shifts in early life stages of marine fish’, Research Council of Norway, NOK 8.1m (USD 1.03m) – Funded collaborator

2016 - 2018: ‘Long-term effects of local scale oil pollution on fish populations and communities in the Lofoten-Barents Sea’ - Research Council of Norway, NOK 7.2m (USD 880k) - Funded collaborator

Unfunded collaborator:

2015 - 2018: ‘Sustainable management of renewable resources in a changing environment: an integrated approach across ecosystems’ - Research Council of Norway, NOK 50m (USD 6.0m) - Collaborator

2015 - 2018: ‘Managing ecosystems in an increasingly variable world’ - Research Council of Norway, NOK 7.0m (USD 850k) - Collaborator

2015 - 2017: ‘Multi-species dynamics above and beneath the sea-surface’ - Research Council of Norway, NOK 5.7m (USD 690k) - Collaborator

2013 - 2016: ‘Applying a new demographic model to study multiple impacts of climate change in size- and age-structured populations’, Research Council of Norway, NOK 3.8m (USD 460k) - Collaborator

2013 - 2015: ‘Risk, endogenous preferences, and investment behavior in Norwegian fishers’, Research Council of Norway, NOK 1.2m (USD 140k) - Collaborator


EXTERNAL PEER REVIEWER 

Axios Review, American Naturalist, Aquatic Ecology, Aquatic Sciences, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Ecology of Freshwater Fish, Ecology, Ecology Letters, 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, Limnology and Oceanography, Marine Biology, Oikos, PLoS ONE, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Science, U.S. National Science Foundation


ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Functional Ecology