Diverse research interests in arthropod ecology, conservation, and management. I'm most excited about exploring the intersection of biodiversity conservation, ecosystem services, and agricultural sustainability.
Research Associate Michigan State University 2018-2022
Research Associate University of Washington 2017-2018
PhD University of Washington, 2017
MS University of Michigan 2010
PhD student // Lab Tech Senior
I am interested in researching how we can leverage agricultural practices to promote arthropod-driven ecosystem services, and to better understand their spatial and ecological impacts on insect biodiversity.
BA Transylvania University 2022
I’m broadly interested in agroecology with a specific focus on beneficial insects such as decomposers and natural enemies. My research largely centers around dung beetle ecology.
BS Washington College 2023