PhD: Earth and Environmental Science, September 2020-present
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Master of Science: Earth and Environmental Science, August 2020
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Bachelor of Arts: Geology and Physics, May 2018
Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
2022-Mineralogical Society of America Grant for Research in Crystallography.
2022-Michigan Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship
2022-Lucile and Gordon Pringle Fellowship
2022-Michigan State Graduate School Travel Fellowship
2021 and 2022- Earth and Environmental Science Travel award
2020-Honorable Mention NSF-GRFP.
2019-Ian SE Carmichael Research Award from the Geological Society of America.
2018 and 2019-University of Michigan Turner Grant recipient.
2017-Hasselmo Prize for Academic Pursuit recipient.
2017 and 2016– American Geophysical Union Travel Grant recipient.
2017 and 2015– Dr. C. Leland Hornberg Academic Scholarship recipient.
2018-2014– Augustana College Presidential Scholarship recipient
COMPRES 2021 “Deformation of Iron Nitrides Under Uniaxial Compression.”
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American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2018 “Liquidus Determination of the Fe-S and (Fe,Ni)-S system at 24 GPa with Implications for Planetary Cores.”
Gordan Research Conference-High Pressure 2022 “Deformation of Iron Nitrides and Implications for Planetary Cores”
American Geophysical Union 2021 and SSAP 2022 “Deformation of Iron Nitrides Under Uniaxial Compression.”
SSAP 2021 “Deformation of Iron Nitrides Under Uniaxial Compression to 55 GPa.”
COMPRES 2019 “Liquidus Curves of the Fe-S System, Implications for Planetary Core Solidification.”
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Geological Society of America “A Comparison of the Raman Spectra of the Humite Mineral Group at High Pressure.”
American Geophysical Union 2017 “A Comparison of the Raman Spectra and Crystal Chemistry of Norbergite and Clinohumite at High Pressure.”
Geological Society of American 2017 ” Sea Level Budget Along the East Coast of North America.”
American Geophysical Union 2016 ” Sea Level Budget Along the East Coast of North America.”
Pease and Li, 2022: Liquidus Determination of the Fe-S and (Fe, Ni)-S Systems at 14 and 24 GPa: Implications for the Mercurian Core.
Michigan State University Research Assistant
Primary research techniques: radial XRD, axial XRD, LH-DAC, XES, FIB
Software used: MAUD, CrysAlis, GSAS-II, Igor
Synchrotrons used: APS (sector 13 and 16), ALS (12.2.2)
University of Michigan Graduate Student Researcher
Primary research techniques: multi-Anvil cell, DAC, SEM/EDS, EPMA
Software used: Python, MATLAB, Igor
Synchrotrons used: APS (sector 13 and 16)
Augustana College Undergraduate Researcher
Primary research techniques: cold-seal vessels, SEM/EDS
Software used: MATLAB
Geophysical Laboratory Carnegie Institute Undergraduate Researcher
Primary research techniques: DAC, Raman, energy dispersive XRD, paris edinburgh cell
Software used: GULP, MATLAB
Synchrotrons used: APS (sector 16)
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory REU
Software used: Perl, MATLAB
Teaching Assistantship Experience
Graduate Student Instructor Earth 344 July 2020-August 2020
University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, Mi
Graduate Student Instructor Earth 315 September 2019-December 2019
University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, Mi
Geology Teaching Assistant GEOL 101 November 2015-May 2018
Augustana College Geology Department; Rock Island, IL
Physics Teaching Assistant PHYS 101, PHYS 102, PHYS 103, PHYS 105, PHYS 203 August 2015-May 2018
Augustana College Physics Department; Rock Island, IL
Advancement for Women in Science (AWIS), March 2019-Present
Sigma Gamma Epsilon, March 2017-May 2018
President, Earth Science Honor Society.
Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Service Sorority, November 2014-May 2018
Udden Geology Club, August 2014-May 2018
President (2017-2018), Activities coordinator (2016-2017)
Augustana Physics and Engineering Society, August 2014-May 2018