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 Editor-in-chief for The Canadian Entomologist.

-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.

-reading this, this, and this… and other things

-always getting ready for another NaPoWriMo ; you can see the results of past participation (some very drafty poetry) here.

-working to maintain a healthy diet, regular exercise, and a healthy mind.

(Updated 7-FEB-2020)