I am a fifth year graduate student in the Ketterson lab. My research focuses on the behavioral and physiological mechanisms of population divergence in a seasonally sympatric songbird, the Dark-eyed Junco.
April 14, 2018: I am very honored to receive the CISAB's William J. Rowland Mentoring Award!!
March 27, 2018: Read my latest blog post about the Environmental Resilience Institute at Indiana University, here.
January 6, 2018: I gave a talk, entitled: "Differences in female reproductive timing may contribute to
divergence in seasonally sympatric populations." at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Conference in San Francisco, CA.
December 7, 2017: My students presented their final projects for my Animal Behavior class, which marks the end of the semester!
October 21, 2017: I taught children and adults about animal migration and ongoing research at IU at ScienceFest.
August 15, 2017: My ScIU blog post, "Climate Change: Adapt or Die" came out today. Read it here!
May 17, 2017: Dustin Reichard and my manuscript from my REU work, "Songbird courtship tactics:
paired and unpaired males differ in behavior, morphology, and hormones." was published today in The Auk.
April 4, 2017: I was notified that I received the Animal Behavior Society Student Research Grant!