I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geographic and Environmental Sciences at the University of Louisville.
A photo of me pretending to garden. Photo credit: Tara Rhodes
I received my M.S. and Ph.D. from the Department of Geography & Sustainability at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and earned my B.S. in Geography-Meteorology from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
I have presented at over a dozen regional and national conferences, taught curriculum at the 100-, 200- and 300-levels, been a teaching assistant for nearly a dozen courses, led the steering committee for a graduate student-led research symposium, and represented my department on the Graduate Student Senate. I was also a UTK Chancellor's Fellow and a North American Dendroecological Fieldweek Fellow. I have authored and co-authored studies in journals such as Global and Planetary Change, Tree-Ring Research, Geographical Review,Progress in Physical Geography, and Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, and recently published a Working Life essay in Science.