-Park Ranger, Bureau of Land Management, Wildwood Recreation Site, Welches, OR. 2017-2018
Maintained trails and riparian habitats, managed public lands for compliance with rules and regulations, facilitated public outreach.
-Environmental Conservation Peace Corps Volunteer, Itá Verá, Paraguay. 2014-2016
Collaborated with small farmers, local government and global NGOs to develop community projects, train rural populations and implement sustainable agriculture practices.
Peruvian Gold Mining Conflicts, Cusco, Peru. Spring 2013
Conducted interviews with miners, farmers and Amazonian conservationists on gold mining conflicts, mercury contamination, and community-based conservation methods for undergraduate thesis.
Forest and Fire Ecology, Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve, India. Summer 2013
Examined effects of fire on forest health, mammal populations, and indigenous rights to forest products with the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment.
BA in Environmental Studies. University of Kansas. 2010-2014.
Ph.D. in Ecology and Environmental Science. Montana State University. Expected 2022.