Awards and Honors

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards


  • Estwing Hammer Prize for an Outstanding Graduate Student, Yale University Department of Geology and Geophysics


  • Winifred Goldring Award, Association for Women Geoscientists
  • Best Graduate Student Talk, North American Paleontological Convention
  • Selected as Twenhofel Fellow, Yale University
  • Author and Co-PI of National Geographic Society Grant, “The vegetation history of the Antilles: fossil evidence from Jamaica”


  • YIBS Small Grants Program: Doctoral Pilot Grant
  • Paleontological Society Student Grant: James M. and Thomas J.M. Schopf Award
  • Appointed as Student Representative to the Paleontological Society Council (2013-2015)


  • Paleontological Society Scholarship: Awarded for Taphonomic and Ecological Processes in Tropical Environments Field Course
  • Palaeontological Association Annual Meeting: Council Poster Prize
  • Paleontological Society Student Poster Award (GSA Annual Meeting): Honorable Mention


  • Yale University Graduate Fellowship (2011-2016)
  • Yale University Bateman Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Performance
  • Samuel W. Raudenbush Memorial Endowed Prize (Macalester College: Awarded to outstanding women in music)
  • Dean’s List 2007-2011 (Macalester College)
  • Ira L. Crawford Scholarship (Macalester College: Awarded to students with outstanding scholastic achievement)


  • Macalester College Student/Faculty Summer Research Collaboration Fellowship
  • Charles W. Ferguson Endowed Prize in Public Speaking (Macalester College: Awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding public speaking skills during the entire academic year)


  • Lowell Thomas Endowed Prize in Public Speaking (Macalester College: Awarded to students who have made significant contributions while representing Macalester in forensic competitions)


  • Macalester College National Merit Scholarship (2007-2008)

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