University of Massachusetts
September 2013 - Current

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

Teaching assistant responsibilities include self-directed lecture and lab sessions, aquaponics maintenance, team-based learning, and grading.

TA Courses: Ecology of Fish, Evolution and Conservation, Fish Conservation and Management, Introduction to Environmental Science, and Sustainable Aquaculture. 

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

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
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)