Lab Instructor

Degrees: PhD in Integrated Bioscience from the University of Akron, and M.S. in Biology and M.S. in Secondary Education from the University of Akron

Expertise: Integrated Bioscience

Ph.D. Integrated Bioscience, The University of Akron, 2015

  • Dissertation: “An Integrated View of Metazoan Evolution”

M.S. Secondary Education, The University of Akron, 2012

  • Thesis: “Examining the Impact of College Major on Students’ Understanding of the Nature of Science, Acceptance of Evolutionary Theory, and Attitude toward Biology”

M.S. Biology, The University of Akron, 2011

  • Thesis: “Patterns of Growth and Culturing Protocols for Salpingoeca Rosetta to be Used in Investigations of the Origin of Animal Multicellularity”

B.S. Integrated Life Sciences, Kent State University, 2005

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude