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EXPERIENCE - Education

Graduate Studies

M.S. in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Jan. 2016-Dec. 2022

Selected activities and service:

Member, Natural Resources Diversity Initiative (Jun. 2018-Dec. 2022)

Travel Grants Committee Chair, Wildlife Graduate Students Association (Jul. 2016-Jun. 2018)

Co-Advisors: Dr. Bob McCleery (University of Florida)

                         Dr. Mike Conner (Jones Center at Ichauway)


M.S. in Zoology

University of Wisconsin – Madison
Madison, WI
Sept. 2013-Dec. 2015

Advisor: Dr. Monica Turner

Selected activities and service:

Secretary, Student Association for Fire Ecology - UW chapter (Feb. 2014-May 2015)

Representative, Zoology Graduate Student Organization (Dec. 2013- May 2014)
Selected organizations:
Wisconsin Ecology

Undergraduate Studies

B.S. in Biological Sciences

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
Aug. 2005-Dec. 2009

Concentration: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology
Graduated summa cum laude

Selected activities and service:

Honors Village Fellow, University Honors Program & University Housing (2006-7)

Advisor: Dr. Nick Haddad

​The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
—Marcel Proust

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