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About me

I am a PhD student in Psychology at the University of British Columbia, where I work with Catharine Winstanley to study the neuroscience of risky decision making. I also work as a User Research and Information Visualization consultant for Fisheries and Oceans Canada within the newly founded State of the Salmon program. I enjoy photographing and writing about the natural world, and occasionally contribute to publications and outdoor brands.

My research interests generally revolve around understanding behaviour, and I enjoy experimental design, data analysis,and information visualization. During my PhD, I specialized in developing experiments to describe, examine and manipulate decision making, especially in the context of risk or uncertainty (like gambling). In my consulting work, I work with a small team to understand the needs of fisheries scientists and managers, and build visualizations that help them gain insights into their data and improve their decision making.

Links

Here’s my resume.

And my CV, for the academics among us.

This is a link to my academic publications.

And my LinkedIn for good measure.

If you’re interested in photos of fish and mountains, rather than data and decision making, you can click through to my Instagram.