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Curriculum Vitae


2011–2016                     PhD: Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology
                                           The Ohio State University
                                           Columbus, OH

                                           Advisor: Ian Hamilton

2006-2010                      B.S. Biology, B.A. Spanish
                                           Messiah College
                                           Grantham, PA



Professional Experience:


2020  - Present.              Assistant Professor: University of Dayton

2017  - 2020                    NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Research Fellow: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

                                            (PI: Alison Bell)

                                           Mechanisms driving multigenerational  transmission of paternal stress in

                                           threespined sticklebacks

2017  - 2020                   Postdoctoral research: University of California, Santa Cruz (Suzanne Alonzo)

                                           The role of outside options on male-male competition  in Symphodus ocellatus


2016 - 2017                    Postdoctoral Research: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (PI: Alison Bell)

                                           Understanding how parental experiences in threespined sticklebacks contribute to                                                phenotypic differences in offspring 


2011 - 2016                    PhD: The Ohio State University (PI: Ian Hamilton)
  The influence of colony-level social structure on within-group dynamics in a

                                          cooperatively breeding fish

                                          Graduate Research Assistantship: The Ohio State University (PI: Elizabeth Marschall)
 Dispersal patterns in Lake Erie using RADseq 



Teaching Experience:


University of Dayton:

2020                                  Sophomore Seminar


University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: 

2017                                  Physiology

The Ohio State University: 

2014-2015                      Graduate Teaching Assistant, Human Physiology (3 semesters)

2013                                 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Biology for Non-majors
2012, 2015                     Graduate Teaching Assistant, Evolution ( 2 semesters)
2010                                 Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Ecology


External Grants:


2018                                International Society of Behavioral Ecology, Travel Award ($500)

2018                                Gordon Research Conference, Travel Award ($250)

2017                                National Institutes of Health F32 NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship ($176,906)

2017                                National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biology (declined, $138,000)

2017                                American Genetic Association EECG Research Award ($9740)

2016                                National Science Foundation Travel Award ($1000)

2016                                International Society of Behavioral Ecology, Travel Award ($1600)

2014                                International Society of Behavioral Ecology, Travel Award ($750)
2013                                Animal Behavior Society Student Research Grants ($1000)
2012                                American Academy of Underwater Sciences ($1500)
2012                                Scifund ($1440)



Internal Grants:


2015                               The Ohio State University, Career Development Grant ($350)

2015                               The Ohio State University, Presidential Fellowship ($26,266)
2014                               The Ohio State University,  AGGRS  ($2000)
2012                               The Ohio State University, Fish Systematics Endowment ($1000)
2011                               The Ohio State University, University Fellowship ($15,785)



See here for a full CV

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