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Ancient History 1: Education

Ph.D. 2004 Biology (evolutionary theory) Arizona State University
M.S. 2000 Economics (economic theory) Arizona State University
M.A. 1998 Economics (public utility regulation) New Mexico State University
M.S. 1997 Biology (evolution and ecology) New Mexico State University
M.A. 1982 Mathematics (algebra and topology) Temple University
B.A. 1980 Physics and Mathematics Cornell University

Ancient History 2: Employment

2019-2022.  Carleton University Academic Staff Association. Past-president.

2017-2019.  Carleton University Academic Staff Association. President.

2016-now.  Carleton University. Full Professor.

2013-2015. Cactus & Succulent Society of America. Editor of Haseltonia.

2013-2013. Carleton University. Instructor in Indigenous Studies.

2012-now.  Carleton University. Cross-appointment in Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies.

2010-2016. Carleton University. Associate Professor.

2007-now.  Carleton University. Cross-appointment in School of Mathematics and Statistics.

2006-2010. Carleton University. Assistant Professor of Biology.

2006-2010. Cactus & Succulent Society of America. Editor of Haseltonia.

2005-2006. AAAS Science Policy Fellowship.

Developed measures and policies for biodiversity and environmental condition with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

2004-2006. Arizona State University.

Faculty Research Associate developing evolutionary theory.

2004-2004. Arizona State University.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate on evolution of social behavior and quantitative genetics (supervisors: Bert Hölldobler and Jennifer Fewell).

1998-2003. Arizona State University.

Teaching associate in biology (2000-2003); research associate in economics and Central Arizona Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER; 1999-2000); senior instructional specialist with Center for Academic Precocity (1999); teaching associate in economics (1998-99).

1998-1998. Oregon Public Utility Commission.

Economist who investigated ways to conduct electric power plant divestiture auctions.

1997-1997. New Mexico Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit.

Wildlife specialist and project coordinator for the Fort Bliss Water Study. I worked with landscape classification, endangered species, NEPA, and supervised a field crew.

1994-1998. New Mexico State University.

Teaching assistant in Biology, Statistics, Mathematics, and Economics. I taught introductory biology, botany, field biology, basic statistics, microeconomics, algebra, and women’s studies. I was responsible for the botany teaching collection and assisted with curating the herbarium.

1983-1994. Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory.

Senior mathematician conducting inertial navigation analysis, statistical modeling, gyroscopic physics, satellite navigation, acoustics, and geodesy. I organized seminars and colloquia.

1988-1989. NorthEast Star (Newspaper; Washington, DC). Science and environmental columnist.

1982-1983. Sperry [Unisys] Corporation. Assistant engineer.

1982-1983. State University of New York at Old Westbury. Adjunct instructor of mathematics.

1981-1982. Montgomery County Community College (PA). Adjunct instructor of mathematics.

1980-1982. Temple University. Teaching assistant in mathematics.