“If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants”

-Isaac Newton, 1965

Diversity Statement

My mission is to foster an inclusive environment for students of all backgrounds. Science is a foundational pursuit, and we walk on the path paved by those who came before us. It is my job as a scientist to lay that groundwork for future generations such that it is accessible to all who wish to tread it.

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IAGD Involvement

One of my personal goals is to help create equity in the geosciences by pushing for field camp alternatives at universities. I would like to help mitigate the barriers that exclude students and young professionals from joining the geosciences due to permanent or temporary disability.

I have recently begun work with the International Association for Geoscience Diversity (IAGD), where I was selected to be the executive chair of the student community. Through this position, I communicate with students outside of and manage student ambassadors within the nonprofit organization. I am also responsible for managing the Pathways scholarship opportunity (more info about that can be found here).

I am working to implement accessible field camp alternatives for students who are unable to complete a traditional geology degree. The IAGD also develops disability-friendly field trips and works with the University of Florida's GeoSPACE program, which you can learn more about here and here. By working with the IAGD, I hope to give students in all circumstances the opportunity to pursue a career in the geosciences.

Invited Talks

Service and Outreach

Teaching and Tutoring