TEACHING AND BROADER IMPACTS

Teaching Experience

I have developed a question-based teaching style to facilitate student learning. I have been a teaching assistant for various introductory biology courses, such as Ecology, Evolution, and Diversity, Introduction to Zoology, and Concepts of Biology at the University of Oklahoma. I have been invited to give guest lectures at the University of Oklahoma, Francis Marion University, and the University of Potsdam.

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University of Oklahoma Biology Department's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee

I currently serve as Co-Chair on the OU Biology Department's DEIC. I work with the administration to develop strategies that can be employed to make a more equitable and diverse community for our students, faculty, and staff.

Biology Graduate Student Association

I serve as Vice President of OU Biology's Graduate Student Association. I help organize events that promote the scholarly excellence of my fellow graduate students. 

STEM Inclusion Council!

I serve on the STEM Inclusion Council's executive committee. In this interdepartmental organization, we aim to foster a community of support for underrepresented and international graduate students in STEM.

Animal Behavior Society Media Management Team

I am responsible for managing the Animal Behavior Society's Twitter and YouTube accounts. I share the most recent research articles and trends in animal behavior with a broad audience composed of academics and the interested public.