Grants and Awards

2016-Present, Senior Scientist, Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium

NOAA/NMFS Bycatch Reduction and Engineering Program ($119K, PI, w/ Co-PI H. Marshall), 2016

NOAA/NMFS Cooperative Research Program ($249K, PI, w/ Co-PIs H. Marshall, R. Hueter), 2016

2009-2015, Staff Scientist, Mote Marine Laboratory

NOAA/NMFS Cooperative Research Program ($192K, PI, w/ Co-PI R. Hueter), 2015

USGS Award; Collaborative Research on Sea Turtles ($40K, PI), 2015

NOAA/NMFS Bycatch Reduction and Engineering Program ($180K, PI, w/ Co-PI R. Hueter), 2014

Waitt Foundation Rapid Ocean Conservation Grant ($20K, PI), 2013

NOAA/NMFS Bycatch Reduction and Engineering Program ($236K, PI, w/ Co-PI R. Hueter), 2013

Sea Turtle License Plate Grant, Sea Turtle Conservancy ($28K, PI, w/ Co-PI K. Hart), 2013

NOAA/NMFS Cooperative Research Program ($235K, PI, w/ Co-PI R. Hueter), 2013

USGS Award; Collaborative Research on Sea Turtles ($25K, PI), 2013

OCEARCH Foundation Grant ($20K, PI), 2013

NSF Biological Oceanography Program ($581K, PI, w/ Co-PIs R. Hueter, A. Gleiss, and S. Gruber), 2012-2016

Sea Turtle License Plate Grant, Sea Turtle Conservancy ($24K, PI, w/ Co-PI K. Hart)

NOAA/NMFS Cooperative Research Program ($192K, PI, w/ Co-PI R. Hueter), 2011

USGS Award; Collaborative Research on Sea Turtles and Burmese Pythons ($35K, PI), 2011

Albion College “Top Ten in Ten” Young Alumni Award, 2010

National Geographic Society CRE Grant (PI, w/ Co-PI W. Pratt), 2010

National Science Foundation EAGER Grant (PI, w/ Co-PIs Gleiss, Pratt, Wilson), 2010

 

2000-2008, PhD student at University of Hawaii at Manoa

National Geographic Society Waitt Grant (PI, w/ Co-PI W. Pratt),  2008

PADI Project A.W.A.R.E. grant, 2007

Lerner-Gray Marine Research Grant, American Museum of Natural History, 2004

University of Hawaii Seagrant Project Development Funds (Co-PI B. Bowen), 2004

PADI Project A.W.A.R.E. grant, 2004

University of Hawaii Arts and Science Advisory Council Award, 2004

Budweiser Conservation Scholarship, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, 2003

National Science Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, 2003-2006

PADI Project A.W.A.R.E. grant, 2003

Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research, 2002

PADI Project A.W.A.R.E. grant, 2002

 

1996-2000, Undergraduate at Albion College, Michigan

Lux Fiat Outstanding Senior Award, Albion College

Ralph S. Wadley Memorial Scholarship in the Biological Sciences 1997 – 2000

Upjohn Stipend for Undergraduate Research. 1998

Albion College Presidential Scholarship, 1996