Curriculum Vitae (CV)



Ph.D. in Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley                            Anticipated 2024
Advisor: Dr. Leslea Hlusko


M.S. in Science Education, Montana State University, Bozeman                                             2019
Capstone Thesis: Field science experiences in paleontology: shaping science stewardship in high school learners
Advisors: Dr. Marcie Reuer and Dr. Dan Lawver


M.S. Museum and Field Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder                                           2012
Specialization in Vertebrate Paleontology Collections Management
Thesis: Tissue-bearing theropod coprolites from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian, Laramie Formation) of Colorado.
Advisor: Dr. Karen Chin

B.S. Biology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Cum Laude                                           2006
Thesis: New theropod and ornithischian dinosaur footprints at the Dinosaur Footprint State Reservation (Early Jurassic, Portland Formation), Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA. 
Advisor: Dr. Margery Coombs


Integrative Biology 113L – Paleobiological Perspectives on Ecology and Evolution – Spring 2021
Integrative Biology 1B – Introductory Biology II – Summer 2020
Integrative Biology 35 American Cultures – Curriculum Design – Summer 2020
Integrative Biology 1B CD – Introductory Biology II Curriculum Design – Spring 2020, Fall 2020
Integrative Biology 35 American Cultures – Human Biological Variation – Fall 2019, Fall 2020


University of California: Berkeley, CA
Graduate Student Instructor                                                                               August 2019 to present

The Webb Schools: Claremont, CA

Science Laboratory Manager and
9-12th Grade Life Science Instructor                                                              April 2016 to June 2019

Subjects taught: Biology, Paleontology, Environmental Science, Integrated Physics and Chemistry

Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology: Claremont, CA
Research Associate                                                                                                  August 2016 to present


Society of Vertebrate Paleontology E&O Funding Award 2020 – $1250

Geological Society of America Student Travel Award 2019 – $250

Geological Society of America E&O Travel Grant, 2017 – $500

CU Museum of Natural History Student Research Award, 2011 – $1200

Student Fellowship Award, Field Work – Earthwatch and Millipore, 2001 – $1600



Geological Society of America   
Paleontological Society
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
European Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists
National Association of Geoscience Teachers
National Association of Science Teachers

For a full list of abstracts, invited talks, and community service, please check out the CV file below.