USC Sea Grant's Knauss Fellow for 2013
Oceanographer of the Navy (US DOD, NAVY)
College of Letters & Science – University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
|2012||Bren School of Environmental Science & Management – University of California, Santa Barbara
Master of Environmental Science and Management (expected June 2012)
Coastal Marine Resource Management specialization, 3.7 GPA
|2008||Emory University—Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies (May 2008)
Minor in Art History and Visual Arts, 3.7 GPA
|2007||School for International Training - Panama, Fall 2007|
|Areas Of Specialization|
|Fisheries and marine resource management, natural resource economics, bioeconomic modeling|
Bren School of Environmental Science & Management – University of California, Santa Barbara:
|2004 - 2005||
|Master's Thesis Group Project|
|2011 - Present||
Saving Nemo: Mariculture and Market-based Solutions to Reform the Marine Ornamental Trade (April 2011 - present)
Advisor: Dr. Steven Gaines. Client: Olazul
|Marine And Fisheries Research|
Sustainable Fisheries Division Intern
|2009 - 2010||
Fisheries Lab Intern. Advisor: Dr. Sean Powers.
Research Intern. Advisor: Dr. Peter Verity.
|2007||Independent Study Project.
School for International Training/ Emory University. (9/07-12/07). Killing the Hen that Laid the Golden Egg: Environmental and Social Impacts of Tourism Development in Bocas del Toro, Panama.
Habitat Restoration Intern.
Teaching Assistant for Environmental Ecology undergraduate course, UCSB. Fall 2010, Fall 2011.
Emory Science and Math Leadership Program. Emory University. 2005.
Peer Tutor in Calculus, Emory University. 2005.
SAT/ACT Tutor, Appelrouth Tutors. Atlanta, GA. 2009.
|Endowment for Youth Committee, Curriculum Coordinator, Santa Barbara, CA (1/11-4/11)
Randstad Temping Agency, Office worker, Atlanta, GA (12/08 – 8/10)
Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Native Plant Education Intern, Atlanta, GA (5/09 – 8/09)
Eldridge Gardening, Gardener, Atlanta, GA (8/08 – 8/09)
Emory Recycles, Student Program Coordinator, Atlanta, GA (9/06 – 5/08)
Emory Center for Lifelong Learning, Customer Service Representative, Atlanta, GA (9/04 – 5/08)
|Skills / Interests|
Computer: Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher), R, GIS, MatLab, EViews, Graphmatica.
Certifications: SCUBA Certified.
Skills: Spanish (spoken and written); Studio Art and Design.
Volunteer work: Channel Islands Restoration (Santa Barbara, CA). Latin American Association (Atlanta, GA). Habitat for Humanity (Atlanta, GA). Alternative Spring Break (Kiln, MS).
Extracurricular Activities: Inner Tube Water Polo Intramurals (UCSB). Emory Club Field Hockey (Executive Board). Atlanta League Field Hockey (Atlanta, GA).