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Curriculum Vitae

Personal history

 Born: Cambridge, Massachusetts
 Citizenship: USA and Canada


1973B.A. (Biology), Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
1981Ph.D. (Oceanography), University of Washington, Seattle

Professional history

2006-Research Professor of Oceanography, School of Marine Sciences, University of Maine

Research Professor, Ocean Process Analysis Laboratory, Institute for Earth, Oceans and Space, University of New Hampshire


Guest Investigator, Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


Professeur associé, Département d'Océanographie, Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR)


Research scientist/Section Head, Secondary Production and Recruitment Processes, Division of Ocean Sciences, Maurice-Lamontagne Institute, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Mont Joli, Québec

1987-2001Professeur associé, Département de biologie, Université Laval
1985-1987Attaché de recherche, Département de biologie, Université Laval

Killam Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, Halifax

Honors and Awards


Merit Award, Team Achievement. Fisheries and Oceans, Canada

1998Deputy Minister's Prix d’Excellence, Fisheries and Oceans, Canada

Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows (as supervisor or co-supervisor)

  • Christine Tremblay, M.Sc., Univ. Laval, 1988
  • Serge Tourangeau, M.Sc., Univ. Laval, 1988
  • Stéphane Plourde, M.Sc., Univ. Laval, 1992
  • Nancy Turriff, M.Sc., UQAR, 1994
  • Carolina Alonso Rodriguez, M.Sc., UQAR, 1998
  • Marc Ringuette, M.Sc,. UQAR, 1998
  • Frédéric Maps, M.Sc., UQAR, 2003
  • Michael Bates, M.Sc., UNH, 2007
  • Erin Gordon, M.Sc., UNH, 2008
  • Phoebe Jekielek, M.Sc., UMaine, 2012
  • Cameron Thompson, M.Sc., UMaine, 2012
  • Brian Preziosi, M.Sc., UMaine, 2012
  • Stéphane Plourde, Ph.D., Univ. Laval, 2002
  • Julia Kouwenberg, PDF, IML, 1995-97
  • Bruno Zakardjian, PDF, UQAR, 1996-99
  • Catherine Johnson, PDF, UNH, 2003-2006
  • Martin Huret, PDF, UNH, 2005-2006
  • Frédéric Maps, PDF, UMaine, 2009-2010

Courses taught

  • Zooplankton and Ichthyoplankton in Marine Ecosystems (Univ. Maine: Fall, 2007-2015)
  • Biological Oceanography (Univ. Maine: Fall 2012-2014)
  • Fisheries Oceanography (Univ. Maine, team taught: Spring 2009)
  • Climate and Fisheries (Univ. New Hampshire: Spring 2003, 2005)
  • Marine Ecosystem Fluxes and Dynamics (Univ. New Hampshire: Spring, 2004, 2006)
  • Biological Oceanography (Univ. New Hampshire, team taught: Fall, 2004)

Recent Service in Ocean Science Community

  • Editor, North America and Oceania, Fisheries Oceanography (2008-present)
  • Co-chair, Joint Regional Ocean and Coastal Ecosystem Health Committee, NERACOOS/NROC (2012-present)
  • Co-chair, Pelagic Working Group. Northeast Integrated Sentinel Monitoring Project. NERACOOS/NROC (2013-present)
  • Co-chair, Macroecological approaches to Polar and Adjacent Oceans. Ocean Sciences Meeting. New Orleans, February, 2016
  • Panel reviewer for NSF Programs (2012, 2013, 2015)
  • Panel reviewer, Canada First Research Excellence Fund (2015-2016)
  • Member, ICES Working Group on Zooplankton Ecology (2007-present)