2012 Ph.D. Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver BC
2003 B.Sc. Plant Science, University of Northern British Columbia Prince George, BC
1999 Forest Technician Diploma, Sir Sandford Fleming College Lindsay, ON


Research Positions

July 2014 – Current Assistant Scientist. Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI
July 2011 – July 2014 Post-Doctoral Researcher. Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI
2004 - 2005 Dr. Staffan Lindgren (University of Northern BC)
2003 – 2004 Dr. Josef D Ackerman (University of Guelph)
Spring 2002 Dr. Michael Gillingham (UNBC)
Summer 2000 Dr. Dale Vitt (University of Alberta)


2015 GEOG378: Hybrid-online - Introduction to Geocomputing (University of Wisconsin). 3 credit introduction to scientific programming with Python, GDAL & command line geospatial computing.

2014 Pollen: Field, Laboratory, and Data Analysis workshop. Instructor & co-lead. University of Maine, June 2014

2013 Climatic Environments of the Past University of Wisconsin – Madison. Guest lecturer (Dating Techniques, The Anthropocene)

2013 Quaternary Vegetation Dynamics University of Wisconsin – Madison. Some course design, multiple (4) lectures & some lab design.

2012 Conservation Paleoecology University of Wisconsin – Madison Seminar, co-instruction with J. Williams, J. Blois, A. Ordonez.

2012 Camp PalEON University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center. Age-depth modeling unit, support for student projects & lake coring module.

2009 Using R for Paleoecological Research University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, BC. One day seminar introducing R workflows for paleoecological research

2008 Paleobiology and Palynology (TA) Simon Fraser University

2007 General Biology (TA) Simon Fraser University