Honors & Awards

Presenting my work on spatial and phenological mismatches among legumes and their symbiotic rhizobia at the annual Ecological Society of America conference in New Orleans, LA in 2018. Photo by N. Rafferty.

2020-2021University Teaching CertificateUniversity of California, Riverside
2018 - 2019, 2019 - 2020Outstanding Teaching AssistantUniversity of California, Riverside
2017 - 2018Certificate in Pedagogical StudiesUniversity of California, RiversideCompletion of a year-long GAANN-affiliated pedagogy course
2014 - 2015Exceptional Teaching AssistantUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
2012 - 2015 Dean’s Honors ListUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Fellowships, Grants, and Awards:
2019 - 2021Dr. Jean H. Langenheim Endowed Graduate Fellowship in the Ecology and Evolution of PlantsRocky Mountain Biological Lab
2018 - 2021Eugene Cota Robles FellowshipUniversity of California, Riverside
2020EDGE Institute Graduate Student AwardUniversity of California, Riverside
2020Rodolfo Rubial Endowment University of California, Riverside
2019, 2020Vaughan H. Shoemaker Graduate FellowshipUniversity of California, Riverside
2019Lance and Maureen Loomer Endowed Award in BiologyUniversity of California, Riverside
2019Graduate Student Research AwardUniversity of California, Riverside
2018Hunter Endowment AwardRocky Mountain Biological Lab
2018Graduate Student Association Travel GrantUniversity of California, Riverside
2017 - 2018Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) FellowshipUniversity of California, Riverside
2015 - 2016Volunteer HeroTarget Corporation$1,000 award donated to The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation