College / Department

Teaching areas

Human Biology for non-majors, Introduction to Biology I and II for majors, Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity, Marine Biology, Ichthyology, Senior Projects

Research areas

Predator / prey / habitat relationships, Dubai corals and coral reef fish, Artificial reefs, Marine protected areas, Desert beetle ecology


BSc, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA, 1994
PhD, The College of William and Mary (Virginia Institute of Marine Science), Williamsburg, Virginia, USA, 2001

Professional experience

Post-Doc, National Marine Fisheries Service, Miami, Florida, USA 2001-2002
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