Education and Training

Education

Post Doctoral Associate May 2012 to August 2015

Mentor: Karen Mesce

Department of Entomology

University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN

Post Doctoral Scholar September 2009 to April 2012

Mentor: Daniel Wagenaar

Department of Biology

Broad Fellows Program in Brain Circuitry

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Visiting Research Scholar Summer 2006

Mentor: Ansgar Büschges

Institute for Zoology at University of Cologne Germany

Mentors: Josef Schmitz, Volker Dürr

Department of Biological Cybernetics at University of Bielefeld.

PhD Biology Awarded August 2009

Mentor: Roy Ritzmann

Thesis title “Negotiation of Barriers by Intact and Brain-Lesioned Cockroaches”

Department of Biology

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

B.S. Biology Awarded January 2002

Department of Biology

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Continuing Education

Anti-Racist Pedagogy 2019

Course Source Pedagogy Writing Workshop 2018

Crawfly 2017

Mental Health First Aid 2017