Born and raised in Valparaiso, Indiana. Moved to Illinois in 1999. Worked at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois for 7 ½ years. Moved back to Indiana in 2013 and started working at Indiana University in 2013 as well. I am the administrative assistant for the Department of Biological Sciences, the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and now the Department of Computer Sciences.
Received by Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 2018, with a 3.53 GPA.
I love collecting crinoids and other fossils, gardening and my two dogs and two cats. I am also a tree hugger
The best place to find crinoids is at Turkey Run, along the river. You can also find small ones on the beaches of Lake Michigan. Brown County, Indiana, along the rivers.