Education:

 Ph.D.   Oceanography, University of Washington, June 2016

Thesis: The North Pacific biological pump: Rates, efficiency and influence on ocean carbon uptake”

Graduate Certificate in Climate Science, June 2014

M.S.    Oceanography, University of Washington, March 2012

B.A.    Geology, Summa cum laude, Amherst College, May 2007

Williams-Mystic Maritime Studies Program, Fall 2005


Research and Teaching Positions:

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Sept. 2016 - present
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Univ. of Washington School of Oceanography, June - August 2016
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Univ. of Washington School of Oceanography, June 2010 – June 2016
  • Visiting Member of the Faculty, The Evergreen State College, July – Sept. 2014
  • Teaching Assistant, Univ. of Washington School of Oceanography, Mar. – June 2012 and Sept. 2012 – June 2013
  • Marine Science Shipboard Educator, Aug. – Nov. 2008 (Schooner SoundWaters) and Mar. – Oct. 2009 (Schooner Quinnipiack)
  • Thomas J. Watson Fellow, June 2007 – July 2008
  • Keck Geology Consortium Student Fellow, June 2006 – April 2007

Academic Honors:

Fellowships/Scholarships

  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Postdoctoral Scholarship, 2016
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP), 2010 – 2015
  • National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (NDSEG), 2010 – 2013
  • Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Seattle Chapter Fellowship, 2010 – 2014
  • Univ. of Washington Program on Climate Change Fellowship (awarded but not used), Apr. 2010
  • Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, June 2007 – July 2008

Awards

  • Mary Landsteiner Scholar Award, Univ. of Washington School of Oceanography, April 2016
  • Univ. of Washington College of the Environment Travel Award, Feb. 2016
  • Best Student Poster Award, SOLAS Summer School, Sept. 2013
  • Outstanding Student Presentation Award, TOS/ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Feb. 2012
  • Phi Beta Kappa, April 2007
  • Walter F. Pond Prize, Amherst College Geology Department, April 2007
  • Belt-Brophy Prize, Amherst College Geology Department, April 2006