positions

2014 - present  Chief Science Editor for Lionfish University (501c non-profit)

Create, edit, and distribute educational materials that promote the awareness of invasive lionfish.

Lionfish 101: Top 10 Questions about the Lionfish Invasion:

Grouper/Invasive Lionfish Live Open Water Kill: Believed to be the First Recorded Observation:

 

EDUCATIONAL seminars

2017  UH-Mānoa SOEST Open House: Honolulu, Hawai‘i, USA with M. Jungbluth, P. Lenz, V. Rincolli

  HOLY CHUM BUCKET! The SOEST Open House was a big success, teaching a couple hundred local students about plankton.

HOLY CHUM BUCKET! The SOEST Open House was a big success, teaching a couple hundred local students about plankton.

2017  Honolulu Museum of Art School: Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA

  HMoAS: Make-your-own-fish art activity after learning about "ADAPTATION, changes in the body to fit a location!"

HMoAS: Make-your-own-fish art activity after learning about "ADAPTATION, changes in the body to fit a location!"

2016  Semester at Sea at the Waikiki Aquarium: Honolulu, Hawai'i, USA with M.A. Hixon, E. Dilley, and E. Brush

  Lecture followed by a snorkel at Queen's Beach in Waikiki with visiting "Semester at Sea" undergraduates.

Lecture followed by a snorkel at Queen's Beach in Waikiki with visiting "Semester at Sea" undergraduates.

2014  The Island School: Eleuthera, The Bahamas, with S.J. Green

2013  Special guest on OSU radio show, Inspiration Dissemination, KBVR 88.7: Corvallis, Oregon, USA

2013  Cape Eleuthera Institute: Eleuthera, The Bahamas, with C.E. Benkwitt, T.L. Kindinger, and A.C.D. Davis

2013  Dallas High School Biology class: Dallas, Oregon, USA

2013  The Island School: Eleuthera, The Bahamas, with T.L. Kindinger and A.C.D. Davis

2012  Cape Eleuthera Institute: Eleuthera, The Bahamas, with C.E. Benkwitt

 

volunteer work

2018  Hawaii State Science and Engineering Fair Judge: Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai‘i, USA

2017  Waikalua Loko I‘a Lā Ohana Workday Volunteer: Kane‘ohe, Hawai‘i, USA

2017  Paepae o He'eia Predator Tagging and Removal Project (Master’s thesis of Anela Akiona, under Dr. Erik Franklin): He'eia, O'ahu, Hawai'i, USA

2016  Honolulu Museum of Art School Volunteer: Honolulu, O'ahu, Hawai‘i, USA

2014  Oregon Science Olympiad Volunteer: Newberg, Oregon, USA

Created, proctored, and judged two marine ecology exams for a statewide academic competition.

2014  Oregon Fish and Wildlife Marine Reserves Hook-and-Line Survey Volunteer: Newport, Oregon, USA

2013 - 2014  Youth Services Volunteer: Corvallis-Benton County Public Library: Corvallis, Oregon, USA

2012 - 2014  Winter Wonderings Workshop Volunteer: Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Created and led an interactive seminar for gifted 3rd graders about invasive species in marine food webs.

2011  Evolution & Ecology Workshop Volunteer: Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Developed a game and led a workshop for high schoolers about the ecology of disease and immunity

 

media

2015  Cape Eleuthera Institute blog post

2014  Cape Eleuthera Institute blog post

2013  Cape Eleuthera Institute blog post

2013  Cape Eleuthera Institute blog post