Carl James Schwarz is a Professor at the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada. His first research area is in the area of statistical ecology - particularly the estimation of animal abundance, survival, movement, and related parameters using capture-recapture methods. He is also interested in application of these methods for public health settings. A second interest is in the design and analysis of complex experiments and studies such as environmental impact studies, industrial experiments, and resource management. He enjoys teaching and has presented numerous short courses to resource managers on the application of statistical methodology.