As a biologist, I am fundamentally interested in the ecology and evolution of animal behaviors. Increasingly I have sought to apply those interests toward conservation ends. My current work for Audubon California entails developing management strategies for endangered birds that live on Department of Defense properties. I also engage the world as an artist interested in perceptions and representations of Nature. Sometimes, but not always, my science and art practices intersect. Recently, I have been using images and text to explore the ideas of a Japanese mathematician whose work has changed how biologists construct statistical models of the world.
- Vernissage, San Francisco Art institute, MFA show, 2009
- Introductions, Root Division, 2009
- Schuetz, J.G. (2010). “Long-term declines in clutch size and productivity of an endangered seabird: cause for concern or signs of conservation success?” in revision PLoS One
- Schuetz, J.G. (2005). “Reduced growth but not survival of chicks with altered gape patterns: implications for the evolution of nestling similarity in a parasitic finch.” Animal Behaviour 70: 839-848.
- Schuetz, J.G. (2005). “Low survival of parasite chicks may result from imperfect adaptation to hosts rather than expression of defenses against parasitism.” Evolution 59: 2017-2024.
- AB, Bowdoin College
- PhD, Cornell University
- MFA. San Francisco Art Institute