I graduated from Liberty University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in Zoo and Wildlife Biology. I then conducted work in freshwater fisheries and later with freshwater invertebrates, concentrating on endangered native species of freshwater mussels. I am currently pursuing my interest in freshwater conservation by working towards a master’s degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. My research at Iowa State involves restoring freshwater mussel populations in the Cedar River watershed, with a strong focus on population genetics. My goal is to work towards the conservation of our riverine ecosystems and endangered species therein.
Master's Student, Advised by Clay Pierce & Kevin Roe
Area of Expertise:
freshwater ecology and invertebrates
B.S., Zoo & Wildlife Biology, Liberty University, 2016