University of Massachusetts
September 2013 - Current

Ph.D. Candidate, Intercampus Marine Science Graduate Program
Major Advisor: Dr. Andy Danylchuk
Environmental Conservation Department
Curricula Vitae

TA Courses: Ecology of Fish, Evolution and Conservation, Fish Conservation and Management, Introduction to Environmental Science, and Sustainable Aquaculture. 
Teaching assistant responsibilities include self-directed lecture and lab sessions, aquaponics maintenance, team-based learning, and grading.

Relevant Coursework: Advanced Statistical Ecology, Analysis of Environmental Data, Applied Biostatistics, Applied Multivariate Statistics, Applied Network Methods / Telemetry Data, Biological Oceanographic Processes, Chemical Oceanography, Coastal Marine Spatial Planning, Landscape Ecology, Physical Oceanography, Recreational Fisheries Science and Conservation, Research Concepts

Workshops: Introduction to regression models with spatial and temporal correlation using R-INLA - 2018 (Dr. Alain F. Zuur)


International Sea Turtle Symposium Travel Grant-2019
UMass Environmental Conservation Travel Grant - 2018
Furgason Fellowship, 3rd Student Workshop in Marine and Coastal Management in the Gulf of Mexico - Cuba - 2017
Most Views for That's Life Science Blog - 2016
Best Oral Presentation (for MS) at the Intercampus Marine Science Graduate Research Symposium - 2016
Best Oral Presentation at the Life Science Graduate Research Symposium - 2015
UMass Environmental Conservation Travel Grant - 2014
Richard Cronin Fisheries Research Fund Award - 2013


College of Charleston, South Carolina
September 2009 - June 2013

Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology
Biology Department

May 2013 - Institute for Tropical Ecology and Conservation, Bocas Del Toro, Panama

Relevant Coursework: Biology of Fishes, Calculus, Environmental Geology (103, 104), General Ecology, General Physics (111, 112), Herpetology, Invertebrate Zoology, Oceanography, Organic Chemistry (231, 232), Principles of Chemistry (111, 112)