Right now I am:
-first and foremost, working every day with my wonderful wife to raise our two sons well.
-managing a variety of projects.
-working with colleagues and students on a variety of papers and book chapters (by my current count… lots) in various states of the writing and publication process.
-supervising or co-supervising two great graduate students and various enthusiastic undergraduates.
-Renovating one of my courses (BIOL 202 – Invertebrate Zoology), and hopefully getting around to renovating another soon (BIOL 312 – Molecular Cell Physiology).
-trying to find time to process tons of data and specimens.
-volunteering as an academic editor and a section editor for PeerJ, and as a subject editor for the Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia.
-member of the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer Biology Articulation Committee.
-member of the BC Council on Admissions and Transfer Transfer and Articulation Committee.
-chair of the Biology B.Sc. Curriculum Committee at UNBC
-member of the Entomological Society of Canada Science Policy Committee.
-volunteering on the Science Advisory Committee of A Rocha Canada.
-attempting to put out a blog post on this site once in awhile.
-working to maintain a healthy diet, regular exercise, and a healthy mind.