Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science
Pteropods, foraminifera, climate change, anthropogenic pollution, and occasionally the Ediacaran biota
My research interests are centered around marine invertebrates and their responses to anthropogenic stressors. As an undergraduate at Vanderbilt University, I researched the effects of heavy metal pollution on foraminifera mutation frequencies and community diversity in the Bahamas. I am currently exploring the direct and indirect impacts of ocean acidification on modern pteropods. After interning for geoscience policy and education programs, I also have a renewed passion for environmental science awareness and accessibility and look forward to participating in outreach at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.