Communication, Sexual Behavior, Biomechanics, Spiders.
I use spiders and insects to ask questions about how animals communicate and move, with a focus on responding to changes in environmental temperature.
My approach is integrative and multidisciplinary, using methods from behavioral ecology, thermal physiology, and biomechanics.
Read more about my research below!
Paper out in Journal of Insect Physiology!
Low temperatures impact species distributions of jumping spiders across a desert elevational cline
Surviving the "Final Push" of Dissertation Writing
So you're a graduate student getting ready to (gasp) graduate? Maybe the process is harder, scarier and just plain weirder than you expected? Read on for what I wish I knew in your position.