Key research areas include:
- Understanding mammal community dynamics in human-impacted ecosystems
- Assessing conservation strategies for human-wildlife coexistence
- Wildlife population estimation and habitat modelling
- Developing and testing biodiversity monitoring methods, particularly wildlife camera trapping
- Carnivore ecology and conservation
Current Graduate Students
Post Doctoral Fellows and Research Assistants
Previous Students, Post Doctoral Fellows and Research Assistants
Kate Broadley (Msc, co-advised with Stan Boutin, University of Alberta, defended April 2017. Thesis title: The implications of animal movement on camera detections as a means to monitor density).
Mary Toews (MSc, co-advised with Francis Juanes, University of Victoria, defended September 2016. Thesis title: Managing human footprint with respect to its effects on large mammals: Implications of spatial scale, divergent responses and ecological thresholds).
Hannah Britton-Foster (BSc Honours, University of Victoria, defended April 2015. Thesis title: Influences of industrial land use features on small-scale movements of an expanding white-tailed deer population).