Ph.D. in Geology – in progress (anticipated graduation date: December 2015) University of Arizona

M.Sc. in Geology – May 2011, Idaho State University

B.Sc. in Geology – May 2009,  University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


Visiting Professorships

Colorado College

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (2015)

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Field Camp II in southwestern Montana (2014)


Teaching Assistantships

The University of Arizona

Historical Geology (2014)

Earth from Birth to Death (2014)

Sedimentology and  Stratigraphy (2011-2015)

Idaho State University

Field Camp (Central Idaho, 2010)

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (2009 and 2010)

Dynamic Earth Lab (2009 and 2010)

University of Wisconsin-Eau Clair

Field Camp I (New Mexico), Field Camp II (Montana), Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (2009)

Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, Earth History (2008)

Physical Geology (2007)


Grants and Awards

Galileo Circle Fellowship (2015)

Fulbright Fellowship (2014-2015)

American Alpine Club Research Grant (2014)

GSA Student Research Grant, $2000 (2012 and 2014)

Peter Coney Memorial Scholarship $1500  (2014)

Chevron Summer Funding Scholarship $1500 (2012 and 2013)

National Geographic Young Explorer Grant, $5000 (2012)

RM-SEPM Edwin D. McKee Grant, $2000 (2010)

Annual Award for Excellence - UWEC, (2009)

Outstanding Senior Award - UWEC (2009)

Field Camp Scholarship - UWEC (2008)

Golder Geology Scholarship - UWEC (2007)


Memberships and Activities

Geological Society of America (2007- present)

American Geophysical Union (2012-present)

American Women in Science (2012-present)

American Alpine Club (2012-present)

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society (2009-present)

U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotopic systems short course (2012)

Exon Mobile basin analysis short course (2010)


Service and Outreach

UA Geology Club Field Trip Coordinator (2013-present)

Our Lady Queen of Peace School Guest Lecturer, ages 6-13 (2008-present)

UA Teacher Symposium Lecturer (2011 and 2012)

ISU Geology Club Vice President (2009 – 2011)

Guest Lecturer for Boy Scout Troop # 326, Eau Claire, WI (2008)

UWEC Geology Club President (2007 – 2009)

Student Advisor to the Dean of Arts and Sciences – UWEC (2007-2009)