B.A. Biology, Stanford University
Ph.D. Biology, University of California at Santa Barbara
Research Interests: Ecological parasitology; biology of parasitic castrators especially rhizocephalan barnacles; diversity of parasites within the Mobile-Tensaw Delta of Alabama and Ubatuba Bay in Brazil; crustacean biology; development of underwater technology and the building of submarines such as the H.L. Hunley in Mobile during the Civil War.