Teaching Awards

University of Hawaii Board of Regents, Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2019)

Stanford University, School of Earth Sciences Certificate of Mentoring Excellence (2014)

Stanford University, Dept. of Biology Norman K. Wessells Teaching Excellence Award (2011)

Stanford University, Dept. of Biology Teaching Excellence Award (2011)

National Science Foundation GK-12 Teaching Fellowship Award (2006-2008)

Santa Cruz County (California) Science Fair Teacher of the Year (2005)

San Francisco State University, Graduate Fellowship Award for Teaching Excellence (2001)

Courses Taught

University of Hawaii at Hilo, Evolution, Biological Statistics, Natural History of the Hawaiian Islands, Advanced Tropical Island Ecology and Evolution Instructor, Speciation and Adaptive Radiation, and Extinction Graduate Seminars (2016-Present)

University of San Francisco, General Biology, Ecology, Biology of Fishes Field Course (2015-2016)

Stanford University, Plant Biology, Ecology and Evolution Field Course and Molecular Biology Laboratory Course (2014-2015)

Stanford University, Introduction to Ecology, Teaching of Biology (Fall 2012)

University of Oregon, Biology of Fishes (Summer 2012)

Stanford University, Plant Biology, Ecology & Evolution Field Course (Spring 2012)

Stanford University, Teaching Assistant for Evolutionary Paleobiology, Tropical Ecology and Conservation Biology, and Invertebrate Paleontology (2010-2013)

University of Hawaii at Manoa, NSF GK-12 Teaching Fellowship (2006-2008)

Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School, High School Biology and Chemistry Teacher (2003-2005)

San Francisco State University, Principles of Ecology (2001-2002)

San Francisco State University, Teaching Assistant for Principles of Ecology, Animal Ecology, General Biology, and Human Biology (2000-2002)

Students in the Advanced Tropical Island Ecology and Evolution (BIOL 481) class on Mauna Kea searching for native Hawaiian Asteraceae

Students in the Advanced Tropical Island Ecology and Evolution (BIOL 481) class on Mauna Kea searching for native Hawaiian Asteraceae