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)
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)
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.
Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (2019 – Present)
Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology (May 2017 – Present)