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October 21, 2019

As a kid, I thought that all scientists dressed in a white coat and goggles, ready to mix chemicals and use fancy equipment in a lab. I didn't realize that in playing outdoors, catching insects, and asking questions, I was doing science. Now as a fie...

January 14, 2019

2018 was a busy year for me: I successfully defended my PhD, I got married, and I started a new job studying a new study system! Read about my (and other's!) 2018 research highlight and favorite conference/field experience on the Insectes Souciaux bl...

August 16, 2018

Just south of Olympia, WA, my new field site is a lively 180-acre prairie. There are queen bumble bees searching for nests, barn swallows doing acrobatics, and some of the strangest flowers I have ever seen. I half expect the Alice-in-Wonderland-esqu...

October 23, 2017

Back in June, I attended the National Communicating Science Conference (#ComSciCon) in Cambridge, MA and one of the many awesome people I met was Sadie Witkowski!

Sadie is the host of a podcast, PhDrinking, where she interviews a scientist about their...

September 20, 2016

This semester, I am a teaching assistant for Tufts University’s Experiments in Ecology (a.k.a. BIO 51). BIO 51 is a team taught class where undergraduate students learn about three different study systems, and design their own experiments. This semes...

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