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Stephanie Jenouvrier

Stephanie Jenouvrier

Associate Scientist with tenure

Stephanie is a seabird ecologist interested in the population responses to climate change.

Sydney Hampton

Sydney Hampton

Summer Student Fellow at WHOI

Sydney is a rising senior at the University of South Carolina majoring in Marine Science and Experimental Psychology with a concentration in Biological Oceanography. She is interested in both behavioral ecology and conservation biology and understanding how animals' behavior can give us insight into population dynamics and aid in conservation efforts.

Ruijiao Sun

Ruijiao Sun

MIT/WHOI Joint Program Student (2018 – present)

Ruijiao is starting as a graduate student this fall, and will study the demography of seabird in the context of global change.

Joanie Van de Walle

Joanie Van de Walle

Postdoctoral Fellow (2020-present)

Joanie is an animal ecologist, focusing on questions related to evolutionary ecology, population ecology and behavioral ecology. She is interested in understanding how environmentally-driven changes in life history strategies and individual heterogeneity shape population dynamics.

Alex Nicol-Harper

Alex Nicol-Harper

Guest PhD student (2020-present)

Alex is a population ecologist completing a PhD at the University of Southampton in collaboration with the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, both UK. She develops matrix population modelling approaches to inform seabirds conservation, with the common eider as a study species. She joined our group to analyze the demography of black-browed albatross as part of a larger project to compare life history patterns across multiple animal species along the slow-fast continuum. Follow her on Twitter @alexnicolharper.

Remi Fay

Remi Fay

Guest postdoctoral investigator (2020-present)

Remi Fay is a population ecologist doing his postdoct at the  Norwegian University of Science and Technology,  Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics. In joined our group as part of a larger project to compare life history patterns across multiple animal species along the slow-fast continuum, and develop Bayesian modelling techniques to estimate the temporal and individual variations in demographic rates.

Bilgecan Şen

Guest postdoctoral investigator (2021-present)

Bilgecan is a population ecologist interested in how small scale ecological processes, such as density dependence and intrinsic population growth, determine macroecological patterns. He develops population models using Bayesian techniques, and strives to make useful population forecasts under climate change with an explicit focus on different uncertainty sources.


Sara Labrousse (2017- 2020)
Post-doc, now Post-doc at LOCEAN - Sorbonne Université, France.

David Iles (2017 – 2019)
Post-doc, now Quantitative Wildlife Biologist at the Canadian Wildlife Service, Canada.

Lise Viollat (summer and fall 2019)
Master student from Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes, France.

Jeremy LeMenager (summer 2019)
Undergraduate student from at Colorado College, USA.

Isabella Horstmann (summer 2019)
Undergraduate student from University of Miami, USA.

Eileen Devane (summer 2019)
Undergraduate student from University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA.

Andrew Kaneb (summer 2018)
Undergraduate student from Princeton University, USA.

Casey Youngflesh (2014-2017)
Guest Ph.D student from Stony Brook University, USA.

Ruijiao Sun (summer 2017)
Undergraduate student from Tsinghua University, China

Marine Desprez (2015-2017)

Tine Cornioley (2013-2017)
Guest Ph.D student from University of Zurich, Switzerland

Loreleï Guery (2011-2017)
Master and PhD student, now post-doc at Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Montpellier, France

Yun Li (2014-2015)
Post-doc, now Assistant Research Professor at University of South Florida, USA

Mike Polito (2012-2013)
Post-doc, now Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University, USA

Hugo Girma (2015)
Master’s student from University of Montpelier, France.

Maxime Lavoie  (2014)
Ph.D student from University of Laval, Canada.

Floriant Patout (2014)
Undergraduate  student from Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, France.

Solene Sacre (2014)
Undergraduate student from SupAgro, Montpelier, France.

Fiona McLean (2014)
Undergraduate student from California State University, Monterey Bay, USA.

Samara Ocher (2012- 2013)
Professional Master’s student from Northeastern University, USA.

Luke Wakeen (2012)
Undergraduate student  from St. John’s College Hodson, USA.

Deborah Pardo (2012)
Guest Ph.D student from University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.

Julien Collet (2011)
Guest undergraduate student from Ecole Normale Supérieure Lyon, France. Lorelei Guery (2010-211)  Master Student from of University of Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris, France.