PhD Student in the Rodriguez Coastal Geology Lab

UNC Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Science


  • Landscape change in the Anthropocene
  • Remote Sensing
  • Scientific communication and education


  • PhD Student, 2020-

    UNC Chapel Hill

  • BSc in Geology and Environmental Sciences, 2018

    The College of William and Mary

  • Summer Coursework in Entrepreneurship, 2015

    Washington University in St. Louis







PhD Student

Rodriguez Marine Geology Lab

Jun 2020 – Present North Carolina
Solving coastal problems from the air

Interim Researcher

Perron Lab at MIT

Jan 2020 – Jun 2020 Massachussets
Employed Google Earth Engine to refine estimates of Terra Preta anthrosol distributions in Amazon rainforest

Science Lab Teacher

Peace Corps

Aug 2018 – Dec 2019 Liberia
  • Taught 10th and 11th Grade Physics and Biology courses
  • Organized experiential hands-on learning labs
  • Facilitated teacher training workshops

Recent Posts

Oyster Reef Drone Survey (July 2020)


Phillips Island Map

A orthomosaic of Phillips Island for UNC’s planning purposes

IMS 3D Model

Interactive 3D Model of the Institute of Marine Science

Life in Liberia

Blog on my time teaching science with the Peace Corps in Liberia

Mechanisms of Pond Growth on Marshes

Undergraduate Honors Thesis at William and Mary