Ph.D. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of California at Santa Cruz, 2012-2018
Advisor: Dr. Mark Carr
Dissertation: Social and ecological connectivity in kelp forest ecosystems

B.S. Biology (Minors: Chemistry, Environmental Science), Summa Cum Laude
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, 2003-2007
Advisors: Dr. Laurie S. Eberhardt and Dr. Grayson Davis

Institute for Tropical Marine Ecology
Dominica, West Indies, Fall 2005
Advisor: Dr. Sascha Steiner