Funding Support 

  • 2016-2018 Sandra Day O'Connor Fellow in the Smithson Fellowship Program
  • 2014-2016 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant
  • 2010-2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
  • 2014 American Society of Naturalists Student Research Award
  • 2013 Graduate Conference Travel Award
  • 2012 Lee S. Pierce summer fellowship
  • 2012 YIBS Center for Field Ecology Grant
  • 2012 NASA-MSU professional enhancement award
  • 2004-2007 Alfred F. Dupont Merit Scholarship
  • 2004-2007 Thrivent Financial Scholarship
  • 2006 University of Delaware Undergraduate Research Fellow
  • 2005 University of Delaware Science Scholar