Curriculum Vitae

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2014: Ph.D. Earth and Climate Sciences – University of Maine, Orono
2010: M.S. Earth Sciences – University of Maine, Orono
2008: B.S. Earth Sciences  – University of Maine, Orono
2005: M. Business Administration – University of Maine, Orono
2001: B.A. Environmental Science, Minor: Geology – University of Maine, Farmington


2016 – Present: University of Washington, Post-Doctoral Research Associate
2015 – Present: University of Maine, Research Assistant Professor
2014 – Present: Cold Regions Research & Engineering Lab, Research Geophysicist
2014 – 2015: University of California, Davis, Research Associate
2011 – 2014: University of Maine, Graduate Research Assistant
2009 – 2014: Cold Regions Research & Engineering Lab, Research Scientist Trainee
2010 – 2012: University of Washington, Temporary Professional Research Staff
2008 – 2009: University of Maine, Graduate Teaching Assistant
2000: E/Pro Engineering & Environmental Consulting, Survey Technician
1999 – 2000: Central Maine Power Company, Survey Technician
1999: Maine Dept. of Environmental Protection, Research Technician
1998: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Research Intern

Field Experience

Over 40 geophysical, glaciological, or geological exploration/research trips to Alaska, Greenland, Antarctica, Canada, South America, and the Continuous US

2015-2016: McMurdo Ice Shelf, Ohio Range, and Allan Hills, Antarctica (3 seasons)
2010, 2015: Greenland (2 seasons)
2015: Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina (1 season)
2012, 2015, 2016: Jarvis Glacier, Alaska (4 seasons)
2014: Dry Valleys, Antarctica (1 season)
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 (2), 2013, 2014: Denali National Park, Alaska (8 seasons)
2009-2013: Over 1000 km of ground collected radio-glaciology data and ~300 km of surficial and bedrock geology geophysical data for research applications
2011, 2013: Mount Rainier, Washington (2 seasons)
2010-2011; 2011-2012: Pensacola Mountains, Antarctica (2 seasons)
2007, 2011, 2012, 2015: Juneau Icefield, Alaska (4 seasons)
2009-2015: 15+ permafrost and near-surface geology field research efforts in Alaska
2010: Banff, Canada (1 season)
2008: St. Elias Erosion and Tectonics Project Seismic Survey; Gulf of Alaska (1 season)

Academic Teaching Experience

University of Maine School of Earth and Climate Sciences credit courses:

2010: Teaching Assistant (unpaid) for Tectonics
2008-2009: Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Geology
2008: Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Geophysics

University of Maine Outdoor Education/Kinesiology Department courses offered for college credit:

2004-2006: Lead Instructor for Wilderness First Responder
2002-2004: Lead Instructor for Introduction to Rock Climbing
2002-2004: Lead Instructor for Artificial Climbing Wall Management
2002-2004: Lead Instructor for Top Rope Rock Climbing

Dartmouth College Outdoor Education program courses offered for college credit:

2010: Instructor for Wilderness First Responder

Other Teaching and Mentoring Experience

2015: GPR Theory and Application Workshop: Co-instructor at the North East Geological Society of America Workshop (18 students)
2014: Permafrost Geophysics Course: Co-Instructor, U.S. Geological Survey and Department of Defense Sponsored Training Program (17 students)
2004-Present: SOLO Wilderness Medicine: Instructor ; Instructed wilderness emergency medicine courses (e.g. Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder)
2013: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORISE): Student mentor (1 student)
2012-2013: Dartmouth College Women in Science Program (WISP): Student mentor (2 students)
2011-2015: Juneau Icefield Research Program: Geophysics Field Instructor; Alaska (82 students)
2007-2008: University of Maine Ambulance Service: Assistant Chief of Service (60+ students)
2003-2008: Atlantic Climbing School: Rock Climbing Guide; Bar Harbor, ME
2003-2008: CLC Ambulance Service: Emergency rescue service EMT-Intermediate; Damariscotta, ME
2002-2006: University of Maine, Maine Bound; Outdoor Program Supervisor (40+ student staff)