Ph.D. Candidate in Biology
216 Dickinson Hall
Museum Road & Newell Drive
Gainesville, FL 32611
B.A., Biological Sciences, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 2008
M.Sc., Palaeobiology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK, 2010
Vertebrate paleontology, evolution, functional morphology, evolutionary developmental biology.
Evolution of biodiversity in Paleogene mammals.
Quantifying and comparing morphological disparity within and between fossil mammalian clades.
Investigating morphological change through the integration of functional morphology and evolutionary developmental biology.
Primary Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Bloch
Thesis title: To be determined
Grants, Honors, and Awards Received
2010, Bob Savage Memorial Fund Grant, University of Bristol
2009, American Alumni Scholarship, University of Bristol
2006, Laurel Fellowship for Study Abroad, Mount Holyoke College
Bristol Dinosaur Project, University of Bristol, November-June, 2009-2010