A mentoring relationship is a critical resource for students to help with the challenges of:
- course work
- social and emotional growth
- future career development
Higher Education and Employment Background:
- Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology, 2017-Present
- Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma School of Meteorology, 2011-2017
- Postdoctoral Fellow, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 2009-2011
- PhD, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 2009
- MS, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 2006
- BS, Meteorology, Florida State University, 2003
- Summa Cum Laude; Minors in Computer Science, Physics, and Math
Life Defining Moments in Meteorology and Higher Education:
- Choosing a graduate school / deciding on “life” after graduating from college.
- Completing the first year of classes in graduate school.
- Deciding what to do after graduate school. Stay in Academics? Private Sector? Also had a two-body decision by that point.
- Being awarded an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Polar Regions Research
- Receiving an offer from OU!