Behavioural Ecology, Aquatic Ecology, Social Behaviour, Fish Ecology, Predator-Prey Interactions, Anti-predator Behaviours, Acoustics, Estuarine Ecosystems, Optimal Foraging, Sensory Ecology, Video Playback, Biostatistics.
2017-current: Assistant professor. Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, LA.
2017-current: Adjunct faculty. Nicholls State University, LA.
2017-current: Adjunct faculty. University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA.
2016-2017: Research Scientist. Florida International University, FL.
2011 - 2015: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway.
Collective behavior in schooling fish.
Advisor: Dr. Nils Olav Handegard
March 2013 - 2015: Visiting Scientist. Florida International University, FL.
Quantifying schooling fish collective anti-predator behavior in estuarine ecosystems
Dr. Kevin Boswell
March - April 2013: Visiting Scientist. Princeton University, NJ.
Quantifying fish collective behavior.
Professor Iain Couzin.
January - February 2011: Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellow. Purdue University, IN.
Avian color vision and social foraging behavior.
Professor Esteban Fernandez-Juricic
2009 - 2011: Post-Doctoral Fellow of the Fyssen Foundation. Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse.
Avian color vision and social foraging.
Advisor: Professor Philipp Heeb
Experimentation in Animal Behaviour
Aquatic & Terrestrial Ecology
Unmanned aerial vehicles (drones)
2005 - 2009: Ph.D. in Biology. Distinction: Excellent. Université du Québec à Montréal, QC.
Social foraging in nutmeg mannikins (Lonchura punctulata): group size effect and social information use.
Advisor: Professor Luc-Alain Giraldeau
2002 - 2004: M.Sc. in Biology. Université du Québec à Montréal, QC.
An innovative use of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) optimal foraging behavior in impact studies.
Advisor: Professor William Vickery
2001 - 2002: M.Sc. in Populations and Ecosystems Biology. Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse.
1996 - 2001: B.A. in Organisms and Populations Biology. Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse.