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2017, 2022 - Fiji Shark Studies (field course), Broadreach Summer program, in Pacific Harbor Fiji
(3 weeks, 3 sessions)

2016 - Caribbean Marine Biology (field course), Broadreach Summer program, in Sint Maarten
(3 weeks, 3 sessions)


2022-2023:  Tiffany Ortner, Undergraduate researcher,  University of Miami

2020-2021: Sam Orndorff, Undergraduate senior thesis (honors), University of Miami

Thesis title: Sharks and marine heatwaves: gleaning predictive power for future climate events and warming

2020-2021: Delaney Reynolds Undergraduate senior thesis (honors), University of Miami

Thesis title: Effects of extreme weather and storms on shark presence in Biscayne Bay

2018-2022: Females In Natural Sciences (F.I.N.S.): trip leader and mentor 

2018-2022: Supervision and/or training of  >50 undergraduate and 5 graduate students in shark tagging and handling experimental protocols for a variety of shark species in Florida

2012-2018: Supervision and/or training of  >20 undergraduate and 10 graduate students in care and physiology experimental protocols for a variety of Canadian, African and South American freshwater fishes


2020 - Field Problems in Ecosystem Science and Policy ( ECS-112 ), University of Miami

2019 - Introduction to Earth’s Ecosystems (ECS-111), University of Miami

2019 - Summer Scholars Program: Shark Research Academy, University of Miami

2014 - Introduction to Organismal Biology (BIOL-111), McGill University

2014 - Cell and Molecular Laboratory (BIOL-112), McGill University


2020 - University of Miami - Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (Invited Talk)

2019 - University of Miami (Miami, FL) - ECS-111: Introduction to Earth’s Ecosystem (Undergraduate Course)

2018 - Hofstra University (Hempstead, NY) - BIO207A: Biology of Fishes (Graduate Course)

2018 - Adelphi University (Garden City, NY) - BIO630: Scientific Communication (Graduate Course)

2017 - Ohio State University (Columbus, OH) - Fish Physiology Lab - Dr. S. Gray Lab Meeting


Service & Professional Development


  • Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Discoveries (specialty section of Frontiers in Marine Science)

  • Conservation Physiology

  • Endangered Species Research

  • Hydrobiologia 

  • PeerJ - Life and Environmental Sciences

  • PLOS One

  • Total Science of the Environment

  • Nature Climate Change


  • British Ecological Society

  • American Elasmobranch Society 

  • Global Ocean Observing System - Animal Research & Tracking Initiative (GOOS-ARTI) steering committee
    (nominated Early Career Researcher member)


  • Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Graduate Student Training (2021, 2022)

  • University of Miami Racial and Cultural Competency Training (2021)

  • OceanHackWeek Participant (2021)

  • Motorboat Operator Certification Course (MOCC) (2020)

  • Marine Megafauna Task Team Workshop at OceanObs’19 conference (2019)

  • British Ecological Society Animal Movement R Workshop Participant (2019)

  • IACUC CITI Animal Care (2018, recert 2022)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Training (2015)

  • DAN First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life Injuries (2015)

  • PADI: Rescue Diver (2011), Open Water (2007)

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