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In brief

I’m a marine ecologist by training. My passion relies on understanding and measuring the processes and mechanisms that influence and are influenced by ecosystem engineers. Over the years, this interest brought me closer to mariculture and my expertise in seaweed cultivation brought me to the Juneau College of Fisheries and Ocean Science at the

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

CICESE, Baja California, Mx.                          Marine Ecology, Ph. D.                                       2014-2017

New Mexico State U. NM, USA                      Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, M.S.                2006-2008

National U. of Costa Rica, Heredia, CRI           Marine and Freshwater Biology, BS                     2000-2005

APPOINTMENTS

12/2021- present:    Assistant Professor, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences,

                            University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska.

O7/2020 - 12/2021:  Research Assistant Professor, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences,

                            University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska.

05/2018 - 06/2020: Research Associate, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,

                            University of Connecticut, Connecticut.

01/2013 - 12/2014:   Research Associate, FUNDEVI, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

01/2011 - 12/2013:    Research Assistant, FUNDEVI, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica

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