I am a marine ecologist with a particular interest in benthic invertebrates, currently working as a Research Scientist at Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Gulf Region) in Moncton, NB. My primary research goals are to understand how environmental conditions influence marine animal behaviour and ecophysiology, determining the proximate mechanisms mediating such influences, and elucidating functional ramifications at organismal, population, and community scales. The environmental conditions I’m interested in can be biotic (e.g. predation, conspecific associations, parasitism) or abiotic (i.e., environmental conditions), and can be natural (i.e., natural variation) or anthropogenic (e.g. acidification, warming, deoxygenation, invasive species). My research questions span the fundamental-applied research continuum and are applicable to basic biological understanding as well as fisheries and aquaculture.