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I am currently working as a Science Coach in the evening support program at Lakefield College School.

I am on hiatus from academic research, spending time with my young children, though I dabble in science as my time allows. My broad areas research interest include natural history, ecology, evolution, communication, and animal behaviour. I am especially interested in learning more about local species, and in studying organisms in their natural habitats. 

I completed an NSERC postdoctoral research fellowship with Dr. Dan Mennill at the University of Windsor in 2015, studying the acoustic communication behaviour of temperate songbirds and insects, with a focus on how social interactions are affected by the presence of anthropogenic noise.
 
I received my PhD in biology at Carleton University in May 2012, supervised by
Dr. Sue Bertram