I’m a Master of Environmental Management student at Duke University with a focus in coastal resilience, climate adaptation, and science communication. In addition to pursuing a Geospatial Analysis Certificate at the Nicholas School, I’m enrolled in the Natural Hazards Resilience Certificate program at UNC-Chapel Hill.
My writing has appeared online and in print for The Guardian, Mongabay, Scalawag, Bit & Grain, The Epoch Times, Global Forest Reporting Network, Smart Growth Network, and more. I’ve presented collaborative research at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, the Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference, and the Water Education Summit. My current professional affiliations include the American Society of Adaptation Professionals, the Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation, and the Society of Environmental Journalists.
In 2015 I won the "Follow the Farmer" writing contest sponsored by The Guardian and Rainforest Alliance and traveled to Mexico to report on community-managed forestry.
I graduated from Sewanee: The University of the South in 2014 with a B.S. in Ecology, a minor in Anthropology, and a certificate in Watershed Science.