Professional Appointments

Assistant Professor, Albright College ( 2019 – Present) - Department of Biological Sciences


Special Education Instructor, Gosnell Public Schools (2007 – 2012)

Special Education Assistant, Weymouth Public Schools (2005 – 2007)


PhD,  University of Missouri (Awarded July, 2019), Pathobiology Program (Integrative Anatomy faculty, Advisor: Casey M. Holliday)

MS, Fort Hays State University (Awarded May, 2014), Biological Sciences (Advisor: S. Christopher Bennett)

MEd, Lesley University (Awarded May, 2007), Elementary and Special Education in Moderate Disabilities

BA, Bridgewater State University (Awarded December, 2004), Asian History (Biochemistry minor)


See "Communications" page


Skype-A-Scientist and informal virtual presentations in Biology, Paleontology, and Ornithology (2013 – Present)


13th Street Educational Partnership - Albright College and reading School District collaborative workshops for elementary and middle school aged students. (2021 – Present)

Letters to A Pre-Scientist - Written correspondence with students in various educational settings. (2019 – Present)

Audubon Society bird counts - North American Migratory Bird Count (2015 – Present) and Christmas Bird Count (2012 – Present) working with citizen scientists to create estimates of bird populations

Author of Extinct Animal of the Week (previously Dinosaur of the Week) blog - Originally daily blog describing and discussing fossil animals.  (2010 – 2020)

Presentations via University of Missouri for STEM, Health Sciences, and Gross Anatomy (2014 - 2019)

Dinosaurs and Cavemen Science Expo Educator (2015 – 2018)

Missouri Department of Conservation Wetlands Bird Survey (2015 – 2018)

The image shown above on the browser tab is a model of a Grey Parrot skull painted in Microsoft 3D Builder.

Current CV (5-24-2024)
My current CV is available for download here.
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