Harvard University
Ph.D. in Earth and Planetary Sciences (2017)
Advisor: Ann Pearson

Wellesley College
B.A. in Geosciences with honors (2010)

Professional Experience

Agouron Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado Boulder
Supervisors: Boswell Wing, Jeffrey Cameron

Teaching Assistant International Geobiology Course, Caltech
Course Directors: Alex Session, Victoria Orphan, Woodward Fischer

Graduate Research Fellow, Harvard University
Supervisor: Ann Pearson

Visiting Graduate Research Fellow, University of Bremen
Supervisors: Kai-Uwe Hinrichs, Martin Könneke

Guest Student, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution   
Supervisors: Timothy Eglinton, Liviu Giosan

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Supervisor: Roger Summons

NSF-REU, Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest 

Funding and Awards

  • Agouron Geobiology Postdoctoral Fellowship (2018)

  • Shaler Teaching Award, Harvard University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (2015)

  • Microbial Sciences Initiative Graduate Consortium Travel Grant, Harvard University (2015)

  • Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, Harvard University (2015, 2011)

  • Student Research Grant, Geological Society of America (2015)

  • Travel Fellowship, European Association of Organic Geochemists (2012)

  • Milton L. Shifman Endowed Scholarship, Marine Biological Laboratories (2011)

  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2009)

  • Introductory Chemistry Award, Wellesley College (2008)

Teaching and Mentoring

  • Research Mentor, CU Boulder: Kunmanee Bubphamanee, Honors Thesis student (2018-2019)

  • Teaching Assistant, International Geobiology Course, Caltech (2018)

  • Research Mentor, Harvard, CU Boulder: Claire Jasper, Undergraduate Research Assistant (2016-2017)

  • Teaching Fellow, Harvard University, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (2011-2015)

    • Geobiology and the History of Life (Andrew Knoll, David Johnston)

    • The Dynamic Earth: Geology & Tectonics Through Time (Richard O’Connell, Francis Macdonald)

Selected Talks

  • Aug. 2019 - Goldschmidt Conference, Barcelona, Spain (invited)

  • Apr. 2019 - Environmental Geology and Geochemistry Seminar, Princeton University, NJ (invited)

  • Apr. 2019 - Department of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College (invited)

  • Oct. 2018 - Geological Sciences Seminar, Stanford University, CA (invited)

  • Aug. 2018 - Goldschmidt Conference, Boston, MA

  • Jan. 2018 - Gordon Research Seminar on Geobiology, Galveston, TX

  • Oct. 2016 - Dissertation Symposium in Chemical Oceanography, Honolulu, HI (invited)

  • Aug. 2015 - Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Nov. 2013 - Biogeochemistry Seminar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (invited)


  • International Geobiology Course Teaching Assistant, Mono Lake (2018)

  • Scientific Party, DeepDOM Cruise, R/V Knorr, South Atlantic Ocean (2013)

  • Scientific Party, GeOMICS Cruise, R/V Thompson, Line P (2012)

  • NSF-REU Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest (2008)