EDUCATION

 

08.2019 Present

PhD student in Philosophy

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA


09.2012 – 01.2017 
M.S. in History and Philosophy of Science 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, The Netherlands 
Thesis Topic: Connectomics and the Unification of Neuroscience

08.2004 – 12.2008
B.S. in Zoology and B.A. in Philosophy
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

EXPERIENCE

09.2018 Present

Teaching Assistant/Co-designer of Philosophy of Science MOOC

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

09.2018 – 05.2019

Adjunct Philosophy Professor

Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey

01.2016 – 06.2018
Science Journalist
FactCheck.org,
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 

03.2014 – 01.2016 

Freelance Science Journalist, Editor and Photographer

BioScience | Washington, D.C.

Nature Jobs | London, U.K.

EuroScientist | Strasbourg, France

 

09.2012 – 05.2013 

Science Writing and Photography Intern 

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

Okinawa, Japan

 

02.2012 – 06.2012 

Freelance Science Writer 

Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine

Berlin, Germany

 

09.2011 – 06.2012

Distribution Manager

SAND, Berlin's English Literary Journal

Berlin, Germany

 

03.2011 – 06.2011 

Writing and Photography Intern

The Reykjavík Grapevine

Reykjavík, Iceland

 

09.2010 – 01.2011 

Science Writing Intern

The Scientist

New York, New York

 

04.2010 – 10.2010 

Freelance Science Writer

EARTH

Alexandria, Virginia

 

05.2010 – 09.2012

Freelance Science Writer

The American Scholar

Washington, D.C.

 

09.2009 – 05.2010

Editorial Assistant

The American Scholar

Washington, D.C.

 

09.2007 – 08.2009

Various Field and Laboratory Assistant Positions

Colorado State University | Owl Population Ecology | Salyer, California

University of Florida | Crab Behavior and Avian Genetics | Gainesville, Florida
Université Pierre et Marie Curie | Deep Sea Microbiology | Paris, France

LANGUAGES

English | Native 

French | Intermediate

German | Beginner

PUBLIC SPEAKING

02.19.2018 

Lecturer at 4th Kavli Symposium on Science Journalism

World Federation of Science Journalists, Kavli Foundation

Austin, Texas

11.17.2017

Panelist on Critically Examining News in the Age of Truthiness Panel

Association of College and Research Libraries, Delaware Valley Chapter

Philadelphia, PA

02.19.2018

Lecturer at SciFacts Workshop

The Poynter Institute

Saint Petersburg, FL

05.04.2017

Lecturer at Science and You Conference

McGill University, Association Francophone Pour Le Savoir

Montreal, Canada

04.07.2017

Panelist on Practicing Medicine in a Fact-Free World Panel

American Board of Internal Medicine, Science History Institute

Philadelphia, PA