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Jun. 2018-current


Jan. 2014-
Dec. 2015

Sept. 2014-
May 2015

Apr. 15, 2008

Aug. 2007-
May 2008






Member, Natural Resources Diversity Initiative
University of Florida

Member, Biology Outreach Club
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Co-Chair, Outreach Committee

Zoology Graduate Student Organization
University of Wisconsin - Madison

- Applied for and was awarded $200 to improve our educational outreach booth

- Developed materials and activities about animal foraging behavior and related topics
- Organized and participated in outreach events at Wisconsin Science Festival, UW-Madison Darwin Days, UW-Madison Science Expeditions

Invited speaker, “Fire & fluorescent dye: how habitat management techniques affect amphibian movement behavior”

Encore Program for Lifelong Enrichment - Raleigh, NC

60-minute talk.

Co-Founder, Secretary, Webmaster, Newsletter Editor of The Leaflet
Wolfpack Environmental Student Association – North Carolina State University – Raleigh, NC

Jan.-May 2018



Aug.-Dec. 2015

Jul. 2015


Apr. 16, 2015


Sept.-Dec. 2014

Jan.-Apr. 2011


Jan.-May 2010

Teaching Assistant: Wildlife Techniques (WIS 4945)

University of Florida - Gainesville, FL

Teaching Assistant: Introductory Biology (BIO 152)
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

Co-Leader: Science Club
Adult Role Models in Science program – Madison, WI
- Co-developed curriculum and activities around the theme “Science in the Outdoors”

- Led 14 children (3rd-5th grade) for 1-hour weekly lessons 


Guest Instructor, UW-Preschool Laboratory

University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

- As a Science Communication for Ecologists graduate seminar student, co-developed and co-led a hands-on lesson about animal development

Mentor, Two BIO 152 Independent Project undergraduate students
University of Wisconsin
-Madison - Madison, WI
- Oversaw the development of a research project proposal, written report, oral PowerPoint presentation, and public poster presentation

Mad Science of the Bay Area - Newark, CA
- Led students ages 3-12 in after-school programs using an inquiry-based discovery method

- Conducted demonstrations, hands-on activities illustrating how science affects the world around us

Teaching Assistant: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC
- Graded problem sets, extra credit assignments, exams for 200+ student lecture class

- Attended lectures; assisted in development of problem sets and exam questions

​We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
— Calvin Coolidge

Cat (left) demonstrating snake jaws and fellow Zoology graduate students volunteering at UW-Madison Science Expeditions.

Cat (left) and undergraduate Claire Olsen (right) at the BIO 152 Independent Projects symposium.

Undergraduate Mike Kozuch (center) presents his BIO 152 Independent Project poster to onlookers.

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