Mini Resume


UCLA. Neuroscience Ph.D. (in pursuit)

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

Prior Experience

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


Collegium of University Teaching Fellows, 2021

Dissertation Year Fellowship, 2021

NSF GRFP, 2018

Fulbright Study/Research Award – Germany, awarded for the academic year 2014-2015


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

Established by David W. Munno ’99, this prize is awarded for excellence in research by a student majoring in neuroscience

Honors in Neuroscience, Bowdoin College, 2014

Conducted independent undergraduate research that culminated in a written Honors thesis and defense

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 Endocrinology (May 2017 – Present)