EDUCATION
2015 --     PhD student (Behavioural Ecology), University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
2013         MSc (Ecology) University of Alberta, AB, Canada
2008         BSc (Animal Biology, Hons, Cooperative Education), Thompson Rivers University, BC, Canada
2000         Animal Health Technology (Diploma), Thompson Rivers University, BC, Canada

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS AND SERVICE
2013 -16   Researcher, The Cape Leopard Trust, South Africa
2013 -14   Research Associate, University of Victoria
2012         Graduate Teaching Assistant (Fall), Behavioural Ecology (Zool 371), University of Alberta
2012         Graduate Teaching Assistant (Winter), Ethological Mechanisms (Zool 370), University of Alberta
2012         Research Assistant (supervisor: Dr. Scott Nielsen) Provincial Rare Plant Survey, University of Alberta
2010-12    Animal Care and Use Committee, Biology Graduate Student Representative, University of Alberta
2010-12    Ecology Seminar Series Organizer, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta
2011         Graduate Teaching Assistant (Fall), Behavioural Ecology (Zool 371), University of Alberta
2011         Graduate Teaching Assistant (Winter), Principles of Ecology (Bio 208), University of Alberta
2010         Graduate Teaching Assistant (Winter and Fall), Principles of Ecology (Bio 208), University of Alberta
2009         Graduate Teaching Assistant (Fall), Principles of Ecology (Bio 208), University of Alberta

SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
2016         University Graduate Fellowship (UGF), University of British Columbia   
2015         2nd Prize for Best Student Talk: Arid Zone Ecology Forum, South Africa
2015         Best Poster Award: Southern African Wildlife Management Association Symposium, South Africa
2015         University Graduate Fellowship (UGF), University of British Columbia
2015 -18   NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral (CGS D)
2012         Bill Samuel Service Award, University of Alberta
2010         Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, University of Alberta
2009         Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, University of Alberta
2008         Comprehensive Undergrad Enhancement Fund Co-op Abroad Grant, Thompson Rivers University
2008         Certificate of Recognition: Alpha Award in Behaviour and Physiology, Thompson Rivers University
2007         Natural Science & Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, Undergrad Student Research Award
2007         Comprehensive Undergraduate Enhancement Fund Research Scholarship, TRU (declined)

RESEARCH GRANTS
2013          Woolworths, The Cape Leopard Trust (R1.5 million/3 years, co-applicant)
2011          Faculty of Graduate Student Research (FGSR) Travel Grant, University of Alberta ($1,100)
2011          Graduate Student Association (GSA) Travel Grant, University of Alberta ($500)
2011          Biological Sciences Department Travel Grant, University of Alberta ($300)
2010          Alberta Conservation Association (ACA) Biodiversity Grant ($11,900, co-applicant)
2010          Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks & Wildlife Foundation, Development Initiatives Program ($4,000)

REVIEWER
2013        Ecohydrology
2014        South African Journal of Wildlife Research
2015 -16  PLOS ONE