Ph.D. in botany with a minor in entomology, University of Wisconsin – Madison WI

Classes - Plant Morphology and Systematics, Ecological Principles, Environmental Studies, Introductory Biology, Remote Sensing and GIS, Environmental History and Sediment Chemistry, Organismic Biology, Plants and People, Biostats (team-taught), Winter Ecology, Biology and Politics (team-taught), Environmental Studies Capstone Seminar (team taught and individually)

Research Interests - paleoecology, prairie community ecology, fire history of Big Woods and Great Plains and Manitoba, insect herbivory and plant-insect interactions, multivariate statistical methods, prairie and oak savanna restoration