CV

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EDUCATION

PhD Candidate Geography, University of California Santa Barbara (2014 - Present)

M.A. Geography, University of California Santa Barbara (2014)

B.S. Geographical Information Science, University of Northern Iowa (2012)

B.A. Ecology and Systematics Honors Research, University of Northern Iowa (2012)


PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

2012 - Present: Graduate Research Assistant, Dept. of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara

2012 - 2015: Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Geography, University of California Santa Barbara

2011 - 2012: Undergraduate Research Assistant, GeoTREE Center, University of Northern Iowa 

2010 - 2012: Technical Assistant, Botanical Center, University of Northern Iowa 

2009 - 2011: Field Technician, Iowa Department of Natural Resources


PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

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SCHOLARLY PRESENTATIONS

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HONORS, GRANTS, & FELLOWSHIPS

2016: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Subcontract, Plant species mapping, water, and LMA using HyTES, $35000

2016: NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF), Discriminating California plant species and evaluating temperature relations across seasons within drought impacted ecosystems, $30000

2016: Department of Geography Dangermond Travel Award, $500

2015: Department of Geography Dangermond Travel Award, $500

2015: NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF), Discriminating California plant species and evaluating temperature relations across seasons within drought impacted ecosystems, $30000

2014: American Geophysical Union Outstanding Student Paper Award

2012: AAG International Geographic Information Fund Student Travel Grant, $500

2011: NASA Iowa Space Grant, Taimyr Wild Reindeer calving grounds dynamics, $10500

2011: CW Lantz Scholarship

2011: Irene Thompson Scholarship

2011: Pudil Environmental Scholarship

2010: NASA Iowa Space Grant, Taimyr Wild Reindeer calving grounds dynamics, $10500

2010: Pudil Environmental Scholarship

2010: La Duke Family Scholarship

2009: NASA Iowa Space Grant, Long-term implications of the “Ethanol Boom”, $7000

2009: University of Northern Iowa Pond and Water Scholarship

2008: NASA Iowa Space Grant, Ecological Niche Model of Glyptemys insculpta in Iowa, $7000

2008: Vivian Wisemen Fuller Scholarship

2008: UNI Distinguished Scholar