Since Fall 2020, I’ve been a postdoctoral researcher in Etienne Laliberté’s lab at Université de Montréal as part of the Canadian Airborne Biodiversity Observatory. Before, I did my PhD in the Cavender-Bares Lab at University of Minnesota.
I am an ecophysiologist and community ecologist with a particular interest in the ways plants respond to their light environment. My PhD research concerned the dual role of light as both an essential resource and a potential stressor for plants. Right now, I am working to describe the range of functional variation in plant reflectance spectra, which could help researchers monitor plant communities from space.