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Assistant Manager

Lincoln, NE
March 30, 2021

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Data processing and analysis

Adobe Creative Suite

Coding skills in R

Technical writing


University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Lincoln, Nebraska, August 2018-Present

Ph.D. in Earth and Atmospheric Science

GPA: 3.85

Bowling Green State University – Bowling Green, Ohio, August 2017

Master’s of Geology


Ohio Wesleyan University – Delaware, Ohio, May 2013

Bachelor of Arts in Geology

Minor: Psychology

GPA: 2.94


Bureau of Land Management – Moab, Utah and Las Cruces, New Mexico, July 2017-November 2017

Paleontology Resource Assistant

Relocated previously known vertebrate and invertebrate fossil localities and performed site assessments on each locality in both the Book Cliffs, Utah and Prehistoric Trackways National Monument, Las Cruces, New Mexico

Aided in several NEPA site assessments

Developed a new tour within Prehistoric Trackways National Monument, focusing on invertebrate fossils and regional volcanics

Sam Noble Museum – Norman, Oklahoma, June 2017

Field Assistant

Aided in the excavation of a dinosaur quarry in the Morrison Formation in Kenton, Oklahoma

Took detailed notes each day as new specimens were discovered and excavated to later be used in processing specimens

Helped lead a group of high school volunteers for five days as they aided in excavating the quarry

Wyoming Dinosaur Center – Thermopolis, Wyoming. May 2015-July 2015

Paleontology Intern

Excavated within three dinosaur quarries within the Morrison Formation

Prepared fossils using dental picks, pneumatic drills, and air abrasives

Led and facilitated public groups on excavations of the three dinosaur quarries


Ph.D. – University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science, August 2018-Present

Independently designed a dissertation project focusing on computer simulations and statistical analyses testing hypotheses related to environmental and biotic interactions

Worked with primary Ph.D. advisor and master’s advisor on an NSF Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology grant proposal

Independently lead introductory geology labs

Master’s Thesis – Bowling Green State University, Department of Geology, August 2015-August 2017

Independently examined and measured over 600 specimens of Cretaceous ammonites for phylogenetic and morphometric analyses

Independently lead introductory geology labs


2020 – Paleontological Society Student Research Grant ($1200)

2016 – Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grant ($1600)

2016 – Bowling Green State University, Richard D. Hoare Research Scholarship ($2000)

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