Columbia University, New York, NY

M.A. in Earth and Environmental Science, March 2017 GPA: 3.83

M.Phil. in Earth and Environmental Science, Spring 2019

PhD in Earth and Environmental Science, Spring 2021

Dissertation: Climate and Human History of the North Atlantic: Perspectives from Lipid Biomarkers in Lake Sediments

Advisor: Dr. Billy D’Andrea

University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

M.Sc. with Distinction in Geology, July 2015, GPA: 8.0/9.0

Thesis: Geochemistry of Auckland Island Lake Sediments: Recording Late Holocene Changes in the Southern Hemisphere Westerly Winds

Advisor: Dr. Chris Moy

Pomona College, Claremont, CA                 

B.A. in Geology, minor in Environmental Analysis, May 2013, GPA: 3.66/4.00

Thesis: New stratigraphy, geochronology, and geochemistry from the Chickaloon Formation, south-central AK: implications for high-latitude climate variability during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum

Other Educational Experiences

Advanced Climate Dynamics Course, Bonne Bay, Newfoundland, 2016

Isocamp: Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry and Ecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake, Utah 2016

Quaternary Techniques Short Course, GNS Science, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, 2014

Honors and Awards

Chevron Student Initiative Fund Award, 2017, 2018, 2019

Sarah Langer Book Prize, 2017

Rolex Explorer’s Grant, 2017

Kenneth and Linda Ciriacks Graduate Student Fellowship, 2016

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Honorable Mention, 2016

Fulbright Fellowship, 2014

Mason L. Hill Memorial Award, 2013

Don Zenger Award, 2012

Pomona College Scholar, 2011