Thomas F. Herman Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching
Senior Instructor, Environmental Studies Program
Inclusive, engaged, research-led
"Through the Science Literacy, Teaching Engagement Program, and Environmental Studies Program, I have met, learned from, and been inspired by many caring, engaged, inclusive, and creative instructors. So I am deeply honored and humbled to be recognized by my peers."
Sharing wonder & discovery
"My own fascination and passion for the environment motivate me to share a sense of wonder, discovery, care, and stewardship. From elementary to graduate school, I was fortunate to learn from a series of excellent biology teachers who nurtured my curiosity and challenged my thinking."
Classes with Boulay
Environmental Leadership Program
Environmental and Ecological Monitoring
Wolves in Oregon
Understanding Place: the McKenzie Watershed
Environmental Leaders ARC Seminar
"I have the privilege of working with caring, curious, and motivated students who truly want to make the world a better place. They continually impress, inspire, and energize me."
Inspired by the outdoors
"In addition to teaching in the outdoors, I also relax and recharge through outdoor pursuits such as hiking, camping, backpacking, birdwatching and mushrooming. I pay close attention to seasonal changes during my daily walk to campus, and I get some of my best ideas during these quiet moments."