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 great graduate students and enthusiastic undergraduates.
-Preparing to teaching BIOL 202 (Invertebrate Zoology) in face-to-face format for t the autumn 2021 semester.
-trying to find time to process tons of data and specimens.
-volunteering as co-Editor-in-chief for The Canadian Entomologist.
-volunteering as an academic editor and a section editor for PeerJ
– volunteering as a subject editor and interim Editor-in-Chief 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.
-UNBC Department of Ecosystem Science and Management Undergraduate Coordinator.
-faculty senator, UNBC senate.
-member of the Entomological Society of Canada Science Policy Committee.
-volunteering on the Science Advisory Committee of A Rocha Canada and a member of their National Board of Directors.
-attempting to put out a blog post on this site once in awhile. Once in a long-while lately 🙁
-reading this, this, and this… and a lot of 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.