Learning is the light of the mind
— Centre College motto

2010 - 2016  Oregon State University: Corvallis, Oregon, USA

PhD in Integrative Biology, with Statistics minor

Dissertation topic: Interactions among invasive Pacific red lionfish, fish parasites, and cleaning mutualisms native to Atlantic coral reefs LINK

Advisor: Mark A. Hixon


2008 - 2009  Université Montpellier 2: Montpellier, France

Post-Baccalaureate studies in Biodiversité et Interactions Microbiennes et Parasitaires

Advisors: Serge Morand, Helena D'Cotta, & Jean-François Baroiller


2004 - 2008  Centre College: Danville, Kentucky, USA

B.S. in Biologymagna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Advisor: Paul C. Sikkel