Why are you interested in your research focus?
Answer: I have always been enchanted with plants. I'm particularly interested in how different they are from animals in so many ways.
A great moment in the field
Answer: Driving through the Atacama Desert in northern Chile during the peak of the spring bloom, seeing the hillsides tinted purple with flowers.
- PhD. 2012, Brown University
- M.Sc. 2007, University of Missouri - St. Louis
- B.A. 1994, Macalester College