Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. –Louis Pasteur

Illuminating our understanding of nature, that’s what it’s about. –Peter A. Lawrence

Core teaching

University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN, USA

Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, Brazil * Phylogenetic comparative methods. One intensive course (December 2016). Teaching assistant. Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ecologia e Evolução, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas. Taught in Portuguese. Course material here.

Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia * Vertebrate zoology (ZOO-344). 2 courses (Spring-Summer 2012 and 2013). Guest lecturer. Carrera de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias Agrícolas. Taught in Spanish. * Landscape ecology. 2 intensive courses of a month(January 2015 and 2017). Guest lecturer. Master en Manejo de Recursos Naturales y Medio Ambiente, Facultad de Ciencias Agrícolas. Taught in Spanish.

Aditional teaching


Everything should be made simple as possible, but not simpler. –Albert Einstein

IUCN Red List reviewer
Expert reviewer for the 2020 Red List of birds (eastern South America).

Spanish reviewer
Spanish-language reviewer for The American Naturalist. The aim is helping The American Naturalist to expand the communications reach of the world-class science that nonnative english speakers produce.

Market Science
Market Science is a group of scientist from the University of Minnesota that aims to connect people with science.