About Me

I am a recent graduate from the University of Tennessee where I studied evolution, functional morphology and feeding kinematics in a diverse group of African cichlid fishes.

Former MS student in Darrin Hulsey's lab, Fall 2011 - Spring 2014
Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee
BS in 2010, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee
MS in 2014, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee


High-speed filming setup in the live fish room


Simulated algae covered "rock" used to study feeding kinematics