My research, under the guidance of Dr. Whitney Behr, focuses on using peridotite xenoliths to better constrain the rheology of the upper mantle.

Ford Foundation Fellowship (alternate and Honorable Mention) - National Academy of Sciences (2014)

Off Campus Research Award - Jackson School of Geosciences (2014)

GSA Research Grant - Geological Society of America (2014)

Student Travel Grant to EBSD 2014 conference - Microanalysis Society (MAS) (2014)

Diversity Scholarship - Marathon Oil (2014 - 2015)

Mentor Coordinator, UT GeoFORCE (2014 - Present)

Teaching Assistant, (2013 - 2014)

Student-faculty liaison, GSEC (2013 - Present)

Mentor, UT GeoFORCE (2013 - Present)

Poster: The effect of water and stress magnitude on lattice-preferred orientation of olivine in naturally deformed peridotites, JSG Research Symposium, UT Austin (2014)

Poster: Fabrics and rheology of the Mojave lower crust and lithospheric mantle, AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco (2014)