NEWS

11/2021

I successfully defended my dissertation!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/2021

My paper, "Thermal Biology Does Not Vary with Body Size in Greater Short-horned Lizards (Phrynosoma hernandesi)" was recently published in Herpetological Review.

5/2020

I received a departmental research grant to continue my work modeling lizard body temperature using light-level data.

5/2020

We're doing a bunch of work in the Battle Creek, MI area on basking behavior and nest site selection in map turtles on the Kalamazoo River.

10/2020

Our paper, "Cellular and whole-organism effects of prolonged versus acute heat stress in a montane, desert lizard" was accepted for publication in Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A.

4/2020

I was awarded a fellowship by the Canyonlands Research Center to continue my dissertation at their facility this summer.

1/2020

I just returned from SICB 2020 in Austin, TX where I presented a poster on the thermal ecology of lizards across an elevational gradient, and a talk over the snake trophic morphology work that was recently accepted in Integrative Zoology. I was also briefly profiled in this year's Sundial Newsletter for the Canyonlands Research Center. You can check out that write-up here

12/2019

I just got word that a manuscript I wrote up from my MS work has been accepted for publication in the journal Integrative Zoology! Keep an eye out for it in 2020!

8/2019

My abstracts for some MS work and PhD work were accepted for SICB 2020. Looking forward to talking about some science again soon!

8/2019

I'm getting ready to head down to the ESA conference in Louisville, KY!

7/2019

We just got back from a six week stay in Utah. Tons of data to sift through!

6/2019

Our paper, "Developmental plasticity of thermal ecology traits in reptiles: Trends, potential benefits, and research needs", was accepted for publication in Journal of Thermal Biology.

4/2019

Two of our UT undergraduates were awarded Undergraduate Research Grants to come work with me in Utah this summer.

1/2019

I was awarded a research grant from the Horned Lizard Conservation Society for my work in Utah.

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