|Present||Associate Professor, St. Catherine University ‐ Biology Department|
|2021 - Present||Assessment of water quality using a modern method to monitor algae.|
|St. Catherine University -|
|Summer Scholars; AMP|
|Role: PI; Student Research Collaborator Mentor|
|Colleague(s): Student Research Collaborator - Sydney Kennedy|
|2018 - Present||Acquisition of a fluorescence microscope to grow research and training of women from diverse multicultural and economic backgrounds at St. Catherine University|
|Major Research Instrumentation Grant|
|Colleague(s): Tami McDonald, Andrea Kalis, Kay Tweeten|
|2019 - 2020||Algae in a warming and nutrient rich world: How temperature and nutrients interact to change species-assemblage structure and function.|
|St. Catherine University|
|2019 - 2020||Invasion of Lionfish on the Caribbean Island of Curaçao Impacts Reef Ecology|
|Colleague(s): Student Research Collaborator - T. Trettor|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2021 - Present||Society for Freshwater Science - Diatom Taxon Page Workshop - Co-Organizer, Society for Freshwater Science||2021 - Present||SHAS - School Curriculum Committee, St. Catherine University||2019 - Present||Editorial Review Board, Diatoms of North America||2019 - Present||Data Science Advisory Council, St. Catherine University||2019 - Present||Peace Corps Program Committee, St. Catherine University||2018 - Present||Member; Secretary, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, St. Catherine University||2018 - Present||Environmental Studies Major Development, St. Catherine University||2015 - Present||Admission Representative, Biology Department, St. Catherine University||2019 - 2020||Mendel Hall – Renovation Advisory Committee, Department of Biology, St. Catherine University||2017 - 2020||APDC Committee, Department of Biology, St. Catherine University||2012 - 2020||Surface-Associated Microbiota Literature Review section leader, Water Environment Research|
- Environmental Biology
- Algal Blooms and Biological Indicators
- Conservation Biology
- Algal Ecology
- Foundations of Biology 3
- Foundations of Biology 1
|2008||Ph.D., Biology, Bowling Green State University|
|2003||Masters of Science, Biology, University of Victoria|
|1997||BS. Biology, & Environmental Studies, University of Victoria|
Microdistributional Variability of Larval Caddisflies in Mediterranean-Climate Streams in Northern ...
Western North American Naturalist (2013)
Knowing how physical and biogenic habitat characteristics affect microspatial variability of larval caddisflies is important to understanding potential population distributions ...
Littoral Benthic Marcroinvertebrates Under Contrasting Drawdown in a Reservoir and ...
Journal of the North American Benthological Society (2006)
Littoral benthic macroinvertebrate communities in lake reservoirs often are exposed to repeated fluctuations in water level, but little is known ...
A Comparison of the Morphology and Ultrastructure of the Diatoms ...
New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research (2006)
Morphological and ultrastructural variability of the diatoms, Discostella stelligera and Discostella elentarii, were examined from lakes Te Anau and Manapouri, ...