PhD, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland in progress (projected graduation summer 2018)

Erasmus Mundus Programme in Evolutionary Biology (MEME) dual degree program 2014

      • Master of Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
      • Master of Science, Université Montpellier II, Montpellier, France

Bachelor of the Arts in Biology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA 2009


      • Claraz Donation field grant (with Elvira Maechler), summer 2016
      • Arctic Field Grant from the Svalbard Science Foundation, summer 2014
      • Erasmus Mundus Category “A” Scholarship, 2012-2014
      • Kaminsky Family Fund grant for undergraduate research, summer 2008
      • Dartmouth Outing Club Mellon Grant for Environmental Research, summer 2008


2017 “Best Student Talk” Award from Ecological Society of America Aquatic Ecology Section


2017 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, USA: presentation “Spatio-temporal dynamics of ecosystem fluxes and biodiversity in stream catchments”

2017 Canadian Society for Ecology & Evolution Annual Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: presentation “Non-native freshwater macroinvertebrates have density- and resource-dependent effects on ecosystem functioning”

2016 Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA: presentation “Interacting effects of litter and decomposer diversity and identity on stream ecosystem functioning”

2015 British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, Scotland: presentation “Differing effects of competition and species replacement on decomposition and ecosystem functioning”

2015 International Tundra Experiment (ITEX) meeting, Uppsala, Sweden: presentation “Changes in process, not pattern, after a decade of warming in Adventdalen tundra vegetation”

2015 Biology15, The Swiss Conference on Organismic Biology, Dübendorf, Switzerland: presentation “Don’t forget the details: the importance of nutrient availability and snowmelt timing on performance of the alpine shrub Salix herbacea

2013 Northeast Alpine Gathering, The Waterman Fund, New Hampshire, USA: presentation “Role of microhabitat in growth and phenology of an alpine shrub, Salix herbacea”

2009 Karen E. Wetterhahn Science Symposium, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA: poster & presentation, “The effects of mine disturbance & contamination on pollination of subalpine wildflowers”


2016 “Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning under global change” workshop, Fribourg, Switzerland

2015 “Ecological networks in a spatial context: beyond local analyses of species interactions” workshop, Fribourg, Switzerland

2013 International Tundra Experiment (ITEX) meeting, Bergun, Switzerland

2013 Guarda Evolutionary Biology Workshop, Guarda, Switzerland

2013 European Conference on Speciation Research, Université Montpellier II, France

2012 Svenska Systematikdagarna, Uppsala University, Sweden

2011 Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference, University of Washington, Seattle, USA