EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Expected 2017
M.S. in Biology, San Francisco State University, 2011
B.S. in Biology, Oregon State University, 2005

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lecturer and Course Coordinator: Department of Biology, San Francisco State University, 2011

GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

Helen Olson Brower Memorial Fellowship in Environmental Studies: Dept. of EEB, University of Michigan, 2016
NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG): National Science Foundation, 2016
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Block Grant for Research: University of Michigan, 2015
Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant: Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan 2014
Dow Doctoral Sustainability Fellowship: Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute, University of Michigan 2013-2015
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Block Grant for Research: University of Michigan 2012
Robert M. Maxwell Merit Scholarship: San Francisco State University 2009
NSF Graduate STEM Fellowship in K-12 Education (GK-12 Fellowship): National Science Foundation 2008-2009

INVITED RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

Mycological Society of America Symposium on Population Genomics of Pathogenic Fungi, Berkeley, California, USA, 2016
Institute of Health and Biological Sciences: Universidade Federal de Alagoas, MaceiĆ³, Alagoas, Brazil, 2015
10th International Mycological Congress Symposium on Fungal Diseases of Aquatic Animals, Bangkok, Thailand, 2014

PROFESSIONAL & ACADEMIC SERVICE

Graduate Student Representative: Education Committee, Mycological Society of America, 2014-2016
Steering Committee: 10th and 11th Annual Early Career Scientists Symposium, University of Michigan, 2014-2015
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, 2013-2015
Editorial Board Member: Michigan Journal of Sustainability, 2013-2015
Session Chair: Fungal Genetics and Genomics, Mycological Society of America Annual Meeting: Austin, Texas, 2013
Mycological Society of San Francisco Executive Council, 2010-2011
Manuscript Reviewer for: Mycologia; PLoS ONE; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms