CJ Lortie is an integrative scientist with expertise in community theory, sociology, and quantitative methods. He is Professor of Ecology and Senior Research Fellow in scientific synthesis.
In the work of Lortie and collaborators, they explore restoration, conservation, and connections between species on public lands. Statistics and experimental design are critical components that inform decision making. Lortie and team have published nearly 200 peer-reviewed publications and several hundred open datasets and code books to enable scientific replication and learning.
Outside professional activities, Lortie is an active trail runner and nature wanderer.