Area of Study
Plant Breeding and Genetics, specifically corn varieties formerly protected by the Plant Variety Protection Act (i.e. ex-PVP inbred lines)
Cropping practices research assistant, BYU, Provo, UT, 2007-2010
Integrated Pest Management specialist, Olsen's Greenhouse Gardens, Salem, UT, 2012
Landscape water-use assessor, Kimball Property Management, Draper, UT, 2012
Fieldwork supervisor, Rocheford Maize Lab, Purdue University, 2014-Present
BS in biology from Brigham Young University (BYU)
Completed a summer term at University of Cambridge, UK
Presidential scholar finalist, BYU, 2002.
Heritage scholarship recipient, BYU, 2002.
USDA Sustainable Ag Research & Education Highlighted
Mentored research grant, BYU Office of Research and Creative
Activities (ORCA), 2008.
Robert K. Thomas fellowship, BYU Honors program, 2009.
Marcus Daly scholarship, BYU Department of Plant and Wildlife
Academic research grant, BYU Harold B. Lee Library, 2009.
Mentored research recognition, BYU President’s Leadership
Maple Valley, WA