Teaching/Outreach

Outreach

2016

Virginia Science Festival­–Department of Geosciences Paleontology Lab

Virginia Tech Museum of Geoscience GeoFair (2016)

Living Library science outreach volunteer, Blacksburg Public Library (2016)

2015

Public Lecture, “When did the carnivorous dinosaurs first become giants?”, VT Museum of Geosciences

Virginia Tech Paleo Public Unwrapping Party

Virginia Science Festival-Department of Geosciences Paleontology Lab

2014

Virginia Science Festival-Department of Geosciences Paleontology Lab

Volunteer, 7th Grade Ecology Camp, Redding CA

2010-2012

Volunteer tutor for high school and college students in Algebra, Biology, and Geology

Invited Talks

“The Dinosaurs of Zimbabwe”—Natural History Museum of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo

Media Experience

Featured in NSF Science Now episode 43, 5/13/2016. https://science360.gov/obj/video/97a7696e-afd1-48c4-9254-32b79b3a85d4/nsf-science-now-episode-43

“’Bone scars’ reveal varied growth in dinosaur cousins.” Fox News, 4/6/2016. http://www.foxnews.com/science/2016/04/06/bone-scars-reveal-varied-growth-dinosaur-cousins.html

“240-million-year-old fossils provide new insight into how dinosaurs grew from hatchling to adult.” VT News, 4/4/2016. https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2016/04/science-AsilisauruskongweGriffin.html

Teaching

Virginia Tech

Graduate teaching assistant in GEOS-1014 The Earth and Life Through Time, GEOL-1104 Physical Geology

Cedarville University

Presented lectures in:

  • GSCI 1010 Principles of Earth Science
  • GEOL 1120 Historical Geology
  • GEOL 3200 Invertebrate Paleontology
  • GEOL 4200 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy

Teaching assistant/tutor in:

  • GSCI 1010 Principles of Earth Science
  • GEOL 3300 Petrology
  • CHEM 3510 Organic Chemistry I
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