September 2023 - Present
Advisor: Becky Chaplin-Kramer
Institute on the Environment | University of Minnesota
August 2018 - May 2023
DOCTORATE OF PHILOSOPHY
Advisor: Maren Vitousek
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | Cornell University
August 2016 - May 2018
MASTER OF SCIENCE
Advisor: Benjamin Zuckerberg
Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology | University of Wisconsin-Madison
August 2012 - May 2016
BACHELOR OF ARTS
Mentors: Anthony Ives, Brandon Barton, Christopher Latimer
Degrees: Zoology & German | University of Wisconsin-Madison
Spring 2022 - Spring 2023
COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY AND ANATOMY
Introduction to biology and physiology in a self-paced style. Teaching assistant.
GLOBAL AVIAN DIVERSITY
Teaching assistant for avian taxonomic course. Introduction to avian taxonomy and ecology in a museum setting.
INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY (WIM)
Instructor of the Writing in the Majors section which focused on science writing and outreach techniques.
INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY
Teaching assistant to ecology and environmental virtual course. Fall 2020. Cornell University.
Introductory biology and physiology. Teaching assistant. Fall 2019, Cornell University.
BIRDS OF SOUTHERN WISCONSIN
Field ornithology. Co-instructor. Spring 2018, UW-Madison.
Avian biology and ecology. Teaching assistant. Spring 2018, UW-Madison.
EXTINCTION OF SPECIES
Conservation biology. Teaching assistant. Fall 2017, UW-Madison.
PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTION B SPECIAL ISSUE CO-EDITOR
Guest editor of special issue on light pollution ecosystem ecology, entitled, "Light pollution in complex ecological systems" with Drs. Myriam Hirt, Remo Ryser and Darren Evans. Published Fall 2023.
AOS-SCO WORKSHOP ORGANIZER
Co-organizer of August 2021 AOS-SCO Meeting Workshop “Taking flight: a workshop discussion for ornithologists exploring careers outside academia”. With Danielle Ethier, Jennifer Houtz, Evan Adams, Ellen Jamieson, Jen Walsh, Nandadevi Cortes, and Nick Mason.
SICB SYMPOSIUM ORGANIZER
Co-organizer of SICB Symposium “Blinded by the Light: Effects of Light Pollution Across Diverse Natural Systems” with Meredith Kernbach, Stephen Ferguson, Valentina Alaasam and Clinton Francis. Leader of sister outreach program with National Air and Space Museum
EEB GSA PRESIDENT
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Student Association Co-President. 2019-2021.
Prior department position as Graduate Recruitment Committee member. 2018-2019.