Sean studies the historical ecology of birds in Los Angeles County across a temporal gradient using museum specimens, citizen-science data, and field surveys. Concurrent with his work at the Moore Lab, Sean also manages the Cal State Los Angeles Bird Collections.
Prior to LA, Sean worked at the Field Museum's Bird Division in Chicago, preparing window-killed birds and developing the digital imaging of passerine birds as part of a project called PLUME: Phenotypic Linkage Utilizing Multimedia in EMu. Sean also conducted agroecological
Education: B.S. Wheaton College; M.S. in progress California State University, Los Angeles