Professional Service

  • Entity: Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting "Global advances in ant phylogenomics" [symposium organizer]. 2020 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: Insect Systematics and Diversity Editorial Board. 2018 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: La Selva Biological Station La Selva Advisory Committee. 2006 - 2014
  • Entity: Zootaxa Subject Editor. 2004 - present
  • Entity: California Academy of Sciences Instructor for Ant Course. 2001 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: Museum of Science, Boston Advisory Committee, "Finding the Pattern" exhibit development. 1997 - 1999
  • Role: Member. Entity: Biotropica Editorial Board. 1995 - 2006

Internal Service

  • College of Science Council. Member, 2019 - 2021. service.
  • Senate Consolidated Hearing Committee (2016-present). Committee Member, 2016 - present. service.
  • Curriculum Committee (2015-2017, Chair). Chair, 2015 - 2017. service.
  • Strategic Scheduling for Student Success (S4) committee (2014-2015). Committee Member, 2014 - 2015. service.
  • Associate Chair. Associate Chair, 2014 - 2017. service.
  • Funding Incentive Seed Grant Program Committee (2014-present),. Committee Member, 2014 - present. service.
  • College of Science search Committee. Dean, 2013 - 2013. service.
  • Dean of College of Science search committee (2013). Committee Member, 2013 - 2013. service.
  • Executive Committee of Academic Senate. Member, 2013 - 2015. service.
  • Department of Biology Executive Committee. Member, 2012 - 2017. service.
  • College of Science Dean's Kitchen Cabinet. 2012 - 2014. service.
  • Academic Senate. Member, 2012 - 2015. service.
  • Department of Biology Graduate Program. Member, 2012 - 2015. service.

Honors & Awards

  • E. O. Wilson Naturalist Award, American Society of Naturalists. 2006
  • Edward Horn Award in Zoology. Duke University, 1978
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship to the University of Texas, Austin. 1978