M.S. UC Davis Avian Science 2009
B.S. in Environmental and Forest Biology 2004, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY.
• Population Ecology (in birds and insects primarily)
• Disease Ecology
• Conservation Ecology
- Passerine (song bird) population health and ecology – specifically House finches
- West Nile virus prevalence and effects on song bird health in the Central Valley of California, including Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
Annual Survival of House Finches in relation to West Nile Virus. Pelligrini AR, Wright S, Reisen WK, Treiterer B, Ernest HB. In Press 2010, The Condor.