Curriculum Vitae 


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill class of 2019

    Majors: Biology with Honors, Cognitive Science (Interdisciplinary)

    Minor: Marine Science

Research Experience 

Wild Dolphin Project: Field Assistant (2017- current)

Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research (OBXCDR): Research Assistant (2010- current)

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences: NSF REU Intern (2017)

UNC, Marine Sciences, Marchetti Phytoplankton Lab: Undergraduate Researcher (2016-2017)

Wild Dolphin Project: Intern (2014-2015)

Employment History

Dive Photographer/Videographer: Pura Vida Divers (2019-current)

Outdoor Project: Contributor (2017- current)

Research Communications Intern: UNC Research (2018- 2019)

UNC Information Technology Services: Videographer (2015-2017)

St. Elias Alpine Guides: Guide Intern (2016)

Nags Head Dolphin Watch: Naturalist (2015)


Skills and Certifications

Nitrox (PADI)

Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver (NAUI/SSI)

Intermediate Freediver (PFI)

FAA Drone Pilot

Proficient with:

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • FinBase

  • Photo-Identification Field Techniques (cetaceans)

  • Boat operation

  • Photography

  • Videography

  • Statistical programming in Matlab, R and Python

Awards and Distinctions 

Carolina Research Scholar

2017 NSF REU Grant recipient

1st Place Winner: Phillips/O’Neill “The Next Ride” Photography Contest

AP Scholar with Honors

Volunteer Work

OBXCDR Volunteer Coordinator and Board member (2013- current)

OBXCDR Volunteer (2010- current)