Monica Dimson

Monica Dimson

Graduate Student



MA Geography, University of California, Los Angeles 2017

BA Geography, Minor in French, Sonoma State University 2012


biogeography, cartography, conservation planning, GIS, invasive species, species distribution modeling

Selected Publications

Dimson M, & Gillespie TW (2020). Trends in active restoration of tropical dry forest: Methods, metrics, and outcomes. Forest Ecology and Management, 467, 118150.

Dimson M, Lynch SC, and Gillespie TW (2019). Using biased sampling data to model the distribution of invasive shot-hole borers in California. Biological Invasions, 21(8).

Grants & Awards

La Kretz Center Graduate Research and Stunt Ranch Reserve Combined Grant, 2017-2018
Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship, 2019-2020


Dr. Thomas W. Gillespie