Mini Resume


UCLA. Neuroscience Ph.D. (2022)

Bowdoin College. B.A. Neuroscience, English minor, summa cum laude (2014)

Appointments & Prior Experience

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, Haverford College (July 2022 – June 2023)

Student researcher & Fulbright fellow, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Sept. 2014 – May 2016)

Student researcher & peer mentor, Bowdoin College (May 2013 – May 2014)

MEG lab intern, NYU Langone Medical Center (May 2012 – Aug. 2012)

Research Support

Pilot and Feasibility Grant, Sex Differences in Metabolic Syndrome SCORE, Iris Cantor – UCLA Women’s Health Center, $50,000, June 2019 (Co-PI)

NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Science UCLA CTSI Grant (UL1TR001881), $10,000, June 2018 (Co-PI)

Teaching Certifications

Graduate Certificate in Writing Pedagogy, 2021

CIRTL Scientific Teaching Fellow, 2020


NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology, 2022 (to be activated in 2023)

Collegium of University Teaching Fellows, 2021

Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2021

NSF GRFP, 2018

Fulbright Study/Research Award – Germany, 2014


Distinguished Teaching Award, UCLA Academic Senate, 2022

Dr. Eva Kavan Prize for Excellence in Research on the Brain, UCLA Brain Research Institute, 2022

SBN New Investigator Award, 2021

AAC&U K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award, 2021

SfN Trainee Professional Development Award (TPDA), 2021

OSSD Florence P. Haseltine Best Poster Award Winner, 2021

Munno Neuroscience Prize, Bowdoin College, 2014

Honors in Neuroscience, Bowdoin College, 2014

Phi Beta Kappa, PBK Maine Chapter, Bowdoin College, 2013

Bowdoin Book Award Winner, Bowdoin College, 2011

Awarded to students who achieve a GPA of 4.0 for the preceding academic year while maintaining a full course load.
Achieved for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar, Bowdoin College

Awarded to Bowdoin students in the top 20% of their class.
Achieved for the 2010-2011, 2011-2012, and 2012-2013 academic years.

Scientific Societies

Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (2019 – Present)

Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (May 2017 – Present)