Education

2006                 Doctor of Philosophy in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,   University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

2000                 Bachelor of Science in Applied Zoology, McGill University, Montréal, Québec.

Professional Positions

2014 – Present    Associate Professor/Curator of Fishes, Louisiana State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Museum of Natural Science, LA.

2016 - Present     Research Associate National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.

2012 - Present     Research Associate, Division of Vertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History, NY.

2016 - 2017        Program Director for National Science Foundation (Visiting Scientist, Engineer Program), Systematics and Biodiversity Sciences Cluster in the Division of Environmental Biology, Directorate for Biological Sciences, VA.

2008 - 2014        Assistant Professor/Curator of Fishes, Louisiana State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Museum of Natural Science, LA.

2006 - 2008        Post-doctoral Fellow, American Museum of Natural History, Department of Ichthyology, NY.

Awards & Honors (selected)

2019 Elected Fellow of AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) 2018 Senior TED Fellow
2016 Class of TED Fellows 
2016 Rainmaker, 2015 Mid-Career Scholar Award, LSU
2013 LSU Rainmaker Award Emerging Scholar
2012 Distinguished Young Alumni Award, Macdonald Campus, McGill University

Teaching

Books

Selected Publications (selected of 65+)