CV

Sibert_CV_April2020 (updated April 2020)
(Webpage text CV updated April 2020)

EDUCATION

2016 PhD, Oceanography Scripps Institution of Oceanography
2013 MS, Oceanography Scripps Institution of Oceanography
2011 BS, Biology (summa cum laude), Marine Sciences minor University of California, San Diego

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2020-Present YIBS Huchinson Fellow Yale University, New Haven, CT
2019-2020 Visiing Research Fellow Earth and Planetary Sciences Yale University, New Haven, CT
2016-2020 Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows Harvard University, Cambridge, MA Affiliated with The Museum of Natural History, Museum of Comparative Zoology, The Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
2019 Visiting Fellow Visiting Researcher, Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
2011-2016 PhD Student and NSF Graduate Research Fellow Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA
2015 Peter Buck Predoctoral Fellow Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC
2015 Visiting PhD Student Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
2011-2015 Teaching Assistant, Paleobiology and the History of Life (SIO 104/255) Scripps Institution of Oceanography (5 terms)

PUBLICATIONS

Published
  • Sibert, E.C., Zill, M.E., Frigyik, E.T. et al. No state change in pelagic fish production and biodiversity during the Eocene–Oligocene transition. Nature Geoscience (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-020-0540-2
  • Hull, P. M., Bornemann, A., Penman, D. E., Henehan, M. J., Norris, R. D., Wilson, P. A., Blum, P., Alegret, L., Batenburg, S. J., Bown, P. R., Bralower, T. J., Cournede, C., Deutsch, A., Donner, B., Friedrich, O., Jehle, S., Kim, H., Kroon, D., Lippert, P. C., Loroch, D., Moebius, I., Moriya, K., Peppe, D. J., Ravizza, G. E., Röhl, U., Schueth, J. D., Sepúlveda, J., Sexton, P. F., Sibert, E. C., Śliwińska, K. K., Summons, R. E., Thomas, E., Westerhold, T., Whiteside, J. H., Yamaguchi , T. and Zachos , J. C. (2020). On impact and volcanism across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary. Science 367(6475): 266-272. http://doi.org/10.1126/science.aay5055
  • Kingsbury, C. G., Sibert, E. C., Killingback, Z, Atchison, C. L. (2020) “Nothing about us without us:” The perspectives of Autistic geoscientists on inclusive instructional practices in geoscience education. Journal of Geoscience Education (accepted)
  • Sibert, E. C., Friedman, M., Hull, P. M., Hunt, G., and Norris, R. D.. Two pulses of morphological diversification in Pacific pelagic fish following the Cretaceous-Palaeogene Mass Extinction (2018) Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 285 20181194; https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.1194
  • Hsiang, A.Y., Nelson, K., Elder, L.E., Sibert, E.C., Kahanamoku, S.S., Burke, J.E., Kelly, A., Liu, Y., Hull, P.M. (2017) AutoMorph: Accelerating morphometrics with automated 2D and 3D image processing and shape extraction. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2017;00:1–8. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12915
  • Sibert, E.C., Cramer, K.L., Hastings, P.A, and Norris, R.D. (2017) Methods for isolation and quantification of microfossil fish teeth and elasmobranch dermal denticles (ichthyoliths) from marine sediments. Palaeontologia Electronica 20.1.2T:1-14. http://palaeo-electronica.org/content/2017/1800-quantifying-ichthyoliths
  • Sibert, E.C., Norris, R.D., Cuevas, J.M., and Graves, L.G. (2016) Eighty-five million years of Pacific Ocean gyre ecosystem structure: long-term stability marked by punctuated change.. 283: 20160189. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.0189
  • Sibert, E.C., and Norris, R.D. (2015) New Age of Fishes initiated by the Cretaceous− Paleogene mass extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112(28):8537-8542. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1504985112
  • Sibert, E.C., Hull, P.M., & Norris, R.D. (2014) Resilience of Pacific pelagic fish across the Cretaceous/Palaeogene mass extinction. Nature Geosci 7(9): 667-670 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2227
  • Bagulayan, A., J.N. Bartlett-Roa, A.L. Carter, B.G. Inman, E.M. Keen, E.C. Orenstein, N.V. Patin, K.N.S. Sato, E.C. Sibert, A.E. Simonis, A.M. Van Cise, and P.J.S. Franks. (2012) Journey to the center of the gyre: The fate of the Tohoku Tsunami debris field. Oceanography 25(2):200–207, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2012.55
Non-peer-reviewed Articles

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND SHORT COURSES

Fellowships and Research Grants
2020 Yale Institute for Biospheric Sciences Hutchinson Fellowship
2020 International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Expedition Participant
2019 Visiting Researcher Grant – ICTA, Autonomous University of Barcelona
2018 Project COD-REMAP (collaborator), SPG grant from NSERC-Canada
2017 Harvard University Milton Fund
2016 Harvard Society of Fellows (3 year postdoctoral fellowship)
2016 NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology (declined)
2016 University of Michigan Society of Fellows postdoctoral fellowship (declined)
2015 Smithsonian Institution Peter Buck Predoctoral Fellowship
2015 NSF Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) Award
2012 American Philosophical Society Lewis and Clark Scholar in Astrobiology $4500 field grant
2011 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
2010 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Summer Student Fellow
Awards and Travel/Workshop grants
2018 USSSP Scholarship to attend the Petrophysics Summer School, University of Leicester, UK
2017 Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal, UC San Diego
2014 NSF Scholarship to attend IsoAstro workshop at University of Wisconsin, Madison
2014 Student travel grant to North American Paleontology Convention
2013 Student travel grant to 11th International Conference on Paleoceanography
2012 Outstanding Student Paper Award at AGU Fall Meeting
2012 NSF Scholarship to attend the Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimateology
2012 Poster Award, Cioppino Conference at Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimateology
2010 Travel grant to attend the 10th International Conference on Paleoceanography
2010 Class of 2010 NOAA Hollings Scholar
2010 William H. Stout Merit Scholarship UC San Diego
Research travel, Short Courses, and Field Experience
2020 Physical Properties Specialist IODP Expedition 378: South Pacific Paleogene Climate
2018 Petrophysics Summer School, University of Leicester, UK (July 2018)
2017 Agouron Institute Advanced Geobiology Field School, Little Ambegris Cay, Turks and Caicos, B.W.I. (August 2017)
2017 IODP Early Career Researcher Workshop, Austin TX (Jan 2017)
2015 Visiting Graduate Student, University of Oxford Department of Earth Sciences
2014 The College Classroom: teaching pedagogy through the Center for Teaching Development at UCSD
2014 IsoAstro Workshop University of Wisconsin Madison (August 2014)
2012 Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimateology, Urbino, Italy (July 2012)
2012 Field work in central Italy
2010 Research assistant, CalEchoes Cruise (9 days), sediment, fish, and plankton sampling

TEACHING AND MENTORING

Teaching
2011-2015 Laboratory Instructor for Paleobiology and the History of Life (upper division and graduate-level) Develop, organize, teach, and grade twice-weekly labs, write and administer midterm and final laboratory exams Organize and assist with field trips to accompany lecture course (5 years, annually)
2013 Instructor of record, Academic Connections Introduction to Paleontology course
2011 Co-instructor of record, Academic Connections Evolution of a Planet course
2011 Teaching Assistant: BILD 3: Ecology and Evolution (introductory level)
2010 Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Biological Oceanography (upper division)
2009-2011 Reader, UCSD Mathematics Department Math 20C: Multivariable Calculus for Scientists and Engineers
Mentoring
Key: SIO: Scripps Institution of Oceanography; UCSD: Univ. of Calif. San Diego; USD = Univ. of San Diego; SURF: Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship summer program
2018-2019 Ella Frigyik Eocene-Oligocene Fish diversification Harvard Undergraduate Student
2018-2019 Jenn Greiner Scotia Shelf Fish communities Harvard Undergraduate Student
2018 Jacob Licht Anglerfish tooth morphology and their microfossil record Harvard Undergraduate Student
2018 Greta Wong Record of marine productivity and fish abundance in the middle Miocene Harvard Undergraduate Student
2017-2019 Monica Marion Survey of Modern Fish Tooth Morphology Recent Harvard Graduate
2017-2019 Leah Rubin Shark denticle morphometrics College of the Atlantic Undergraduate Intern
2017-2018 Raashid Chowdhury Fish skull database and tooth functional morphology Northeastern Undergraduate Student
2017 Matthew Moody OAE1a Phosphate/Oxygen Isotopes Harvard Undergraduate Student
2015-2016 Kimberly McComas Sapropel fish productivity SIO Masters Student
2016 Betty Foreman Fish at Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 UCSD Undergraduate Independent Study
2016 Jacques Lyakov Fish Tooth Taphonomy UCSD Undergraduate Independent Study
2016 Teng Gao Fish tooth method testing UCSD Undergraduate Volunteer
2014-2016 Michelle Zill Eocene-Oligocene Fish Production SIO Masters Student 2015-2016 Undergraduate Independent Study 2014-2015
2014-2016 Jose Cuevas Fish productivity in Oligocene and Miocene Pacific Gyres University of San Diego Undergraduate Intern
2012-2015 Douglas Tomczik Fish Production and Diversity across the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum SIO Masters Student
2014-2015 Raquel Bryant Paleocene-Eocene Ichthyoliths from Demerera Rise Site 1258 SURF Summer Fellow 2014 Brown University Undergraduate Senior Thesis 2015
2014 Eric Schwab Miocene Ichthyoliths UCSD Undergraduate volunteer
2013-2014 Lana Graves Eocene-Oligocene Ichthyoliths from the North Pacific UCSD Undergraduate Independent Study
2013 Matthew Howard Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 Ichthyoliths UCSD Undergraduate Independent Study
2013 Tiffany Horiguchi Modern Shark Denticle Catalog UCSD Undergraduate Volunteer
2013 Monica Krach Sapropel Fish Teeth Scripps MAS Student and Volunteer
2012 Matthias Scheer Modern Clupeiform Ichthyolith Taxonomy UCSD Undergraduate Independent Study
2012 Christopher Ladwig Modern Mesopelagic Ichthyoliths UCSD Undergraduate Volunteer

PRESENTATIONS

Conference Presentations (*undergraduate mentee)
  • Sibert, E. C., and Rubin, L. R*., (2019) A 19-million year old pelagic ecosystem state change revealed by mass extinction of sharks. Geological Society of America Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, Sept 22-25, 2019 (Oral presentation)
  • Sibert, E. C., and Marion, M. M., (2019) Untangling fish taxonomy and ecology from isolated microfossil ichthyoliths: A perspective from modern fish morphology, International Conference on Paleoceanography, Sydney, Australia, Sept 1-6, 2019 (Poster presentation)
  • Sibert, E. C., and Rubin, L.R*.* (2019) A Mass Extinction of Sharks 19 Million Years Ago, North American Paleontological Convention, Riverside, CA, June 23-27, 2019 (Oral Presentation)
  • Sibert, E. C., Zill, M. E., Frigyk, E. T., and Norris R. D (2019) A fishy perspective on the Eocene-Oligocene Transition. Amherst, MA, March 30, 2019 (Oral presentation)
  • Sibert, E. C. (2018) Using microfossil ichthyoliths to unravel the connection between climate, fish abundance, and marine ecosystem productivity in deep time, Ocean Sciences Meetings, Portland OR, Feb 11-16, 2018 (Oral presentation).
  • Sibert, E. C. (2018) Rapid diversification of open ocean fish and marine communities following the K/Pg mass extinction. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Jan 3-7 2018 (Oral presentation).
  • Sibert, E. C. (2017) Investigating the link between fish community structure and environmental state in deep-time. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Dec 11-15, 2017 (invited oral presentation).
  • Sibert, E. C. (2017) Sequential shifts in fish community structure and ecological role following the K/Pg mass extinction. Geological Society of America Meeting, Seattle, WA, Oct 22-25, 2017 (Oral Presentation).
  • Sibert, E. C. and R. D. Norris (2017) Fish productivity, community structure and evolution decoupled following the Cretaceous/Paleogene mass extinction. Climatic and Biotic Events of the Paleogene meeting, Snowbird, UT, Sept 4-7, 2017 (Oral Presentation).
  • Sibert, E. C., M. Friedman, P. M. Hull, G. Hunt, and R. D. Norris. (2016) Evidence for disaster fauna, two phases of diversification of pelagic fish in the aftermath of the K/Pg mass extinction. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Sep 25-28, 2016 (Oral Presentation)
  • Sibert, E. C. and R. D. Norris. (2016) Ecosystem evolution in a greenhouse world: fish evolution and community structure is decoupled from fish production in the Paleogene. International Conference on Paleoceanogrpahy, Utrecht, the Netherlands, Aug. 29-Sep. 2, 2016 (Poster presentation).
  • Sibert, E. C., M. S. Friedman, P. M. Hull, G. Hunt, and R. D. Norris. (2016) Stable pelagic vertebrate community structure through extreme Paleogene greenhouse conditions. Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 21-26, 2016 (Oral Presentation).
  • Sibert, E. C. (2015), Norris, R. D., Cuevas, J. M.*, Graves, L. G.* 85 million years of pelagic ecosystem evolution: Pacific Ocean deep-sea ichthyolith records reveal fish community dynamics and a long-term decline in sharks. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 14-18, 2015 (Oral presentation)
  • Sibert, E. C., Zill, M. E.*, Bryant, R. M.*, Graves, L. G.*, and Norris, R. D. (2014) Fish like it Hot? The response of ichthyolith accumulation to changing climates of the Paleogene. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Dec 15-19, 2014 (Oral Presentation)
  • Sibert, E. C. and Norris, R. D. (2014) The Cretaceous-Paleogene Mass Extinction: Beginning in a new Age of Fishes? Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC. October 19-22, 2014 (Oral Presentation)
  • Sibert, E. C. and Norris, R. D. (2014) The Cretaceous-Paleogene Mass Extinction: Beginning in a new Age of Fishes? Inaugural Scripps Student Symposium, La Jolla, CA. September 16, 2014 (Poster)
  • Sibert, E. C. and Norris, R. D. (2014) The Cretaceous-Paleogene Mass Extinction: Ringing in a new Age of Fishes? Southern California Geobiology Symposium, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. April 5, 2014 (Poster Preentation)
  • Sibert, E. C. and Norris, R. D. (2014) An increase in complexity of pelagic fish community structure following the Cretaceous-Paleogene mass extinction. North American Paleontological Convention, Gainesville, Florida. February 15-18, 2014. (Oral Presentation)
  • Sibert, E. C., Franks, P. J. S., and Norris, R. D. (2013) Pelagic ecosystem recovery after the Cretaceous-Paleogene Mass Extinction: insights from ichthyoliths and a trophic transfer model. International Conference on Paleoceanography, Sitges, Spain, Sept 1-6 2013. (Poster)
  • Sibert, E. C. and Norris, R. D. (2013) Using Ichthyoliths as a proxy for upper trophic level dynamics through Earth History. Southern California Geobiology Symposium, CalTech, Los Angeles, CA, April 2013. (Oral Presentation)
  • Sibert, E. C., Hull, P. M., and Norris, R. D. (2012) Using Ichthyoliths to Determine the Fish Response to the End-Cretaceous Mass Extinction, AGU Fall Meeting, San Fransisco, December, 2012. (Poster)
  • Sibert, E. C., Hull, P. M., and Norris, R. D. (2012) Ichthyoliths: Development of a novel proxy for upper trophic levels of oceanic food webs, Cioppino Conference, Urbino, Italy. July 22, 2012. (Poster)
  • Sibert, E. C., Hull, P. M., and Norris, R. D. (2010) A high-resolution record of the flux of fish teeth and other ichthyoliths across the Cretaceous – Paleogene Boundary in the North Pacific (ODP Site 1209, Shatsky Rise). International Conference on Paleoceanography, San Diego, CA. August 29-September 3, 2010. (Poster)
Conference Abstracts (contributor, *undergraduate mentee, + masters student mentee)
  • Lowrey, C. M., and Sibert, E. C., (2019) A Comprehensive Biological Oceanographic Expedition to Determine the True Ecological Change at the Cretaceous-Paleogene Mass Extinction, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 9-14, 2019
  • Trower, E., Mahseredjian , T., Overeem, I., Gomes, M., Howard, C., Lingappa, U., Present, T., Sibert, E. (2019) Grain-Trapping by Microbial Mats—A Key Mechanism of Sediment Accumulation in Mangroves? American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 9-14, 2019
  • Hsiang, A. Y, Field, D. J., Nelson, K., Elder, L. E., Sibert, E. C., Hull, P. M. High-throughput 2D and 3D morphological data acquisition using AutoMorph: vertebrate and invertebrate case studies. Society for Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Oct 17-20, 2018 (Oral Presentation).
  • Rubin, L.*, and Sibert, E. C., Evidence for a Selective Shark Extinction 20 Ma using Morphometric Analysis of Dermal Denticles. Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Rochester, NY, July 8-15, 2018 (poster).
  • Present, T. M., Trower, L., Stein, N., Alleon, J., Bahniuk, A., Gomes, M. L., Lingappa, U., Metcalfe, K., Orzechowski, E. A., Riedman, L. A., Sanders, C. B., Morris, D. K., O’Reilly, S., Sibert, E. C., Thorpe, M., Tarika, M., Fischer, W. W.,, Knoll, A. H. and Grotzinger, J. P. Context, Biogeochemistry, and Morphology of Diverse and Spatially Extensive Microbial Mats, Little Ambergris Cay, Turks and Caicos Islands, B.W.I. AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Dec 11-15, 2017 (Poster).
  • Foreman, B.*, Gao, T.*, Lyakov, J.*, and Sibert, E.C. (2016) Methods for isolation and quantification of ichthyoliths from marine sediments. Southern California Geobiology Symposium, Caltech, Pasadena, CA (Poster)
  • Zill, M. E.+, Sibert, E. C., and Norris, R. D. (2015) Decreased temperate but not polar fish productivity across the Eocene-Oligocene Transition: insights from ichthyoliths. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 14-18, 2015 (Poster)
  • Cuevas, J. M.*, Sibert, E. C., and Norris, R. D. (2015) Fish productivity in open-ocean gyre systems in the Late Oligocene and Miocene. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 14-18, 2015 (Poster)
  • Zill, M. E.*, Sibert, E. C, and Norris, R. D. (2015) Using Ichthyoliths to Understand Fish Production During the Eocene-Oligocene Transition. Southern California Geobiology Symposium, Riverside, CA. April 11, 2015 (poster)
  • Bryant, R. M.*, Sibert, E. C., and Norris, R. D. (2014) An Early Cenozoic Ichthyolith Record from Demerara Rise (ODP Site 1258: Equatorial Atlantic Ocean). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Dec 15-19, 2014 (Poster Presentation)
  • Graves, L. G.*, Sibert, E. C., and Norris, R. D. (2014) An Eocene-Oligocene Record of Ichthyoliths from the North Pacific. North American Paleontological Convention, Gainesville, Florida, February 15-18, 2014. (Oral Presentation)
  • Herrera, S.; Munro, C.; Nganro, N.; Tunnicliffe, V.; Wirasantosa, S.; Sibert, E.; Hammond, S. R.; Bors, E.; Butterfield, D.; Holden, J. F.; Baker, E. T.; Sherrin, J.; Makarim, S.; Troa, R.; Shank, T. M. (2010). Biodiversity of the Deep-Sea Benthic Fauna in the Sangihe-Talaud Region, Indonesia: Observations from the INDEX-SATAL 2010 Expedition. Conference Abstract for American Geophysical Union Fall 2010 Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Dec 13-17, 2010.
  • Shank, T. M.; Herrera, S.; Bors, E.; Munro, C.; Sibert, E.; Nganro, N.; Makarim, S.; Wirasantosa, S.; Tunnicliffe, V.; Baker, E. T.; Butterfield, D. A.; Holden, J. F.; Hammond, S. R. (2010). Hydrothermal Vents and Organic Falls in the Heart of the Coral Triangle: Chemosynthetic Communities Discovered via Telepresence in the Sangihe-Talaud Region, Northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. Conference Abstract for American Geophysical Union Fall 2010 Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Dec 13-17, 2010.
Departmental Seminars
2020 University of Victoria, SEOS Seminar
2019 Fredrich Alexander University Erlangen, Germany, Paleobiology Seminar
2019 Dalhousie University Biology Seminar
2019 Institute of Natural Sciences and Technology, Barcelona Spain, Seminar
2019 Institute of Natural Sciences and Technology, Barcelona Spain 2-day Workshop
2019 Scripps Institution of Oceanography Ecology Seminar
2019 University of Basel, Zoological Sciences Seminar
2019 Eawag, University of Bern, Switzerland, Evolution Seminar
2019 Yale University Geology and Geophysics Department Seminar
2019 Kent State University Department of Geology Seminar
2018 MIT Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences Seminar
2018 University of Connecticut Department of Geosciences
2018 University of Arizona Geosciences Seminar
2017 College of the Atlantic, Climate Change Seminar Series Speaker
2017 University of Massachusetts, Lowell Biology seminar
2017 McGill University Earth and Planetary Sciences Seminar
2017 University of Utah Geology and Geophysics Seminar
2016 Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology Seminar
2016 Scripps Institution of Oceanography Institutional Seminar
2015 Yale Department of Geology and Geophysics Paleo group seminar
2015 Oxford University Palaeo group Seminar
2015 National Oceanographic Center, University of Southampton invited seminar

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Geophysical Union (2012-present)
  • Geological Society of America (2012-present)
  • The Oceanography Society (2015-prsent)
  • International Association for Geoscience Diversity (2016-present)
  • The Paleontology Society (2018-present)

OUTREACH, SERVICE, AND OTHER SKILLS

Journal Reviewer: Geology, GSA Today, Nature Communications Nature Ecology and Evolution, Paleoceanography, PLoS ONE, Science Advances

Service
2020 Reviewer, YIBS Small Grants Program, Yale
2018-2019 Organizer, Harvard University Geobiology and Earth History Seminar Series
2014-2016 Scripps Oceanographic Collections Committee, graduate student representative
2014 Convener for AGU Fall Meeting 2014 session “A Living Planet: Biotic Responses to Earth’s Changing Climate”
2014 Founding member and organizer of the Scripps Student Symposium
Outreach
2019 Various outreach and presentations at Boston’s Museum of Science
2018-2019 Skype a Scientist participant for multiple classrooms across the US
2017 Ask a Paleontologist volunteer, I [heart] Science Festival, Harvard Museum of Natural History
2012-Present National Ocean Sciences Bowl Moderator, Science Judge, Question Reviewer
2011-2016 Short outreach presentations for local groups in San Diego and visitors to Scripps
2014-2016 BEWiSE San Diego (middle school girls in science) presenter
2013 Expand Your Horizons Conference for young women (grades 6-9), Workshop Presenter
2003-2008 Volunteer in Visitor Education, New England Aquarium in Boston, MA
2008 Girl Scout Gold Award for science outreach programs for middle school girls
Other skills
  • Skilled circus coach, performer, show coordinator, and aerial acrobat, 2001 – present. Instructor and performer at Esh Circus Arts (2017-present); Gravity Alternative Movement (2018-2020), Aircraft Aerial Arts (2017-2018); Aerial Revolution (2009-2016); silks program director and lead instructor, UCSD (2012-2016). Have also helped to run summer camps and volunteer circus outreach programs (2007-2011)
  • Language skills: Proficient in French, basic American Sign Language (ASL)