Cristian is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona, Early-Career Fellow at CDLS, and close collaborator of Aradhna Tripati’s lab; he received his doctoral degree in 2020 from the University of Arizona with a focus on Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
He has two main areas of research. First, he is interested in examining the drivers of large-scale patterns of biodiversity across spatial and temporal scales. Second, he focuses on examining how species have responded to changes in climatic conditions during the recent past. He is currently developing methods in different fields.