Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Brian is an ecologist and uses laboratory and field approaches to ask questions about coastal marine systems. His interests are general, but his lab group focuses on global change in the nearshore, specifically ecological and evolutionary responses to climate change. Brian also works on species invasions and marine protected areas by collecting empirical lab and field data but also conducting synthesis work via meta-analysis. Brian earned his PhD from the University of California, Davis at the Bodega Marine Lab, his MS from San Diego State University, and his BS from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He lives with his family in Amherst, MA with his two dogs.