I am an aquatic scientist with interests in water quality, biogeochemistry, and harmful algal blooms. In my research, I focus on increasing fundamental understanding of aquatic systems while exploring the challenges and opportunities of big data in environmental science. More info, including opportunities for collaboration and student projects, is in the research tab.
I am also committed to effective STEM teaching and mentoring. My approach to teaching centers the principles of scientific practices, cooperation, evidence-based design, and mentoring. I have developed this approach through scholarship and hands-on experience in the classroom. More info in the teaching tab and in my online teaching portfolio.
Highlights and history:
- Visiting Assistant Professor of Water Resources at Duke University
- Postdoc at the University of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada) with research at the IISD-Experimental Lakes Area
- Ph.D. in Integrative Biology from Michigan State University with a specialization in Environmental Science and Policy