2003 – present: Research Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center.
2004 – present: Adjunct, Department of Biology, University of Wisconsin—La Crosse.
2001- 2003: Postdoctoral Research Associate—Stream Ecology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Aquatic ecology, large rivers, ecosystem metabolism, carbon and nutrient cycling, biogeochemistry, food webs, applied ecology, ecosystem restoration
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography; Society for Freshwater Science; Mississippi River Research Consortium
Education and Certifications
Ph.D. in Zoology – University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001
M.S. in Zoology – University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998
B.S. in Biology – Wake Forest University, 1994