I study how soil microbes influence carbon cycling in soil. I'm currently working on an NSF-funded postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Rich Phillips at Indiana University.
I am particularly interested in the ways that microbial communities may influence the response of ecosystem carbon dynamics to climate change and shifts in plant species composition. My previous work has been focused on New England forest ecosystems.
When I'm not in the lab, you can find me hiking, making art, and hanging out with my family.