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Ethan White
Academic Position
Research Interests

My research focuses on data-intensive questions in ecology, using large ecological datasets, advanced statistical/machine learning methods, and theoretical modeling to understand ecological patterns. I am a Moore Investigator in Data-Driven Discovery, am active on Twitter and GitHub, blog about ecology and open science, and serve on the Data Carpentry and Impactstory boards of directors, the Software Carpentry advisory board, and the editorial boards of PLOS One and PeerJ. Checkout my Impactstory and Google Scholar profiles to see what I've been up to.

Contact Information


Phone: 435-797-2097

Address: Department of Biology, Utah State University, 5305 Old Main Hill. Logan, UT 84322


Portal Research

Ethan is a regular collaborator with members of the Portal Project, using the data to help understand the dynamics of ecological communities. He also regularly uses the data in macroecological research projects.

Current Member


Member for
8 years 18 weeks