Academic Service

I have reviewed manuscripts or books for the following journals: American Naturalist, Ecology, Ecological Applications, Restoration Ecology, Ecological Restoration, Journal of Ecology, Natural Areas Journal, Journal of Vegetation Science, PLoS one Biology, Plant Ecology, Oikos, Oecologia, American Journal of Botany, Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society, New Phytologist, Plant Ecology and Diversity, Fire Ecology, Canadian Journal of Botany, American Midland Naturalist, Estuaries, Castanea, New Zealand J. of Botany, Web Ecology, The Auk.

I have reviewed grant proposals for the National Science Foundation and several other granting agencies.

I was a former editor for the journals, Ecology and Plant Ecology (currently an editor for the latter for a second time).

I am currently an associate editor for Biological Invasions

I served as Chair of the Graduate Studies Committee in the Department of Biology (Fall 2001 - Summer 2003).


I currently serve on the sabbatical leave and tenure and promotion committees at the University of Mississippi.