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Curriculum Vitae

Education

2001Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1995Sc. B., Aquatic Biology, Brown University, Providence, RI

Awards and Honors

2014
Yentsch-Schindler Early Career Award, American Society of Limnologists and Oceanographers
1996
Department of Defense National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
1995Honors in Aquatic Biology, Brown University

Present Position

 
Chief Scientific Officer, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME (effective January 2, 2014)

Professional Experience

2010-2013
Associate Professor, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, ME and Research Scientist, Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, ME
2006-2010
Research Assistant Professor, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, ME
2003-2006Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and Faculty of Computing and Information Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2002-2003
Research Associate, Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2001-2002
Post-Doctoral Associate, Dr. Charles H. Greene, Ocean Resources & Ecosystems Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1999-2001
Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Charles H. Greene, Ocean Resources & Ecosystems Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 
1995-1996
Graduate Research Assistant, Dr. Charles H. Greene, Ocean Resources & Ecosystems Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1994
Summer Intern, Cornell Biological Research Station, Oneida Lake, Bridgeport, NY
1992, 1993
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Dr. Richard A. Wahle, Darling Marine Center, Walpole, ME
Undergraduate Volunteer, Dr. Steve D. Gaines, Brown University, Providence, RI

Research Cruise Experience 

1998
OC334 Cruise to the Gulf of Maine, Survey of the deep basins in the Gulf of Maine
1996AL0607 Cruise to Georges Bank, GLOBEC Broadscale Sampling

Legislative Outreach

2012
Testimony on climate impacts on fisheries for “HR 6906 the Atlantic Fisheries Statues Reauthorization Act of 2012”U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs oversight hearing, Washington, DC, July 19, 2012

Professional Societies

 

The American Geophysical Union
The Oceanography Society
The American Society of Limnologists and Oceanographers
The American Fisheries Society
The American Association for the Advancement of Science

Graduate Students

 

Karen Stamieszkin (Ph. D. expected 2015, UMaine), Hillary Scannell (M. S. expected 2014, UMaine), Dominic Fitzpatrick (M. S. expected 2013, UMaine), Nicholas Record (Ph. D., 2012, UMaine), Peter Stetson (M. S. 2011, UMaine), Daniel Pendleton (Ph. D. 2009, Cornell University)

Postdoctoral Scholars 

 
Frederic Maps (2010-2011, now at Université Laval, Quebec, Canada), Sigrid Lehuta (2010-2012, now at IFREMER, Nantes, France), Carrie Byron (2010-2012, now at University of New England), Walter Golet (2010-2013, now at UMaine), Katherine Mills (2010-2013, now at UMaine)