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Ph.D. (Fall 2016 - Present): The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Expected graduation: May 2021
Research areas: Metridium (plumose anemones), phylogeography, systematics
M.S. Biology (May 2013 - May 2016): Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
GPA: 3.95 (4.0 scale)
Thesis: Dead Specimens, But Not Dead Data: Species Distribution Modeling and Phylogenetic Resolution of Fuireneae (Cyperaceae)
B.S. Biology (2007-2011): Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL
Biology – Concentration in Marine Biology. GPA: 3.6 (4.0 scale)
Honors: Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
Senior Research Project: Community and Ecology of the Seaweed Sargassum fluitans
Glon, H.E., D.R. Shiels, E. Linton, J.R. Starr, A.L. Shirley, S. Fleming, S.K. Lichtenwald, E. R. Schick, D. Pozo, and A.K. Monfils. 2017. A Five Gene Phylogenetic Study of Fuireneae (Cyperaceae) with a Revision of Isolepis humillima. Systematic Botany.
Glon, H.E., B.W. Heumann, J.R. Carter, J.M. Bartek, and A.K. Monfils. 2017. The contribution of small collections to species distribution modeling: A case study from Fuireneae (Cyperaceae). Ecological Informatics.
Presentations and Posters
"Life at Akkeshi Marine Station: Survival limitations of Metridium senile" Oral presentation, NSF representative, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Summer Program Closing Seminar, Tokyo, Japan, August 2017.
"Starry Stonewort (Nitellopsis obtusa): Research Efforts Towards an Integrated Management Plan" Oral presentation, Midwest Aquatic Plant Management Society, Grand Rapids, Michigan. March 2016.
“The Contribution of Small Collections: A Case Study from Fuireneae (Cyperaceae)” Oral presentation, Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections annual meeting, Gainesville, Florida. May 2015.
“Cyperaceae Systematics: Using Molecular Methods to Resolve Relationships in the Paraphyletic Fuireneae” Poster, Great Lakes Science in Action Symposium, Mount Pleasant, Michigan. April 2014.
“Cyperaceae Systematics: Using Molecular Methods to Resolve Relationships in the Paraphyletic Fuireneae” Poster, Botany 2014, Boise, Idaho. July 2014
“Seal Pup Rehabilitation in Ireland: Process and Associated Challenges” Oral Presentation, New England Aquarium Staff Luncheon, Boston, Massachusetts. March 2013.
Grants, Awards, and Fellowships
2017 Christoffer Schander Memorial Fund Grant - ~$1,500 (NOK 10,000)
2017 International Women's Fishing Association - $2000
2017 NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship - $5000 + living & research stipend + travel
to host institution + $1500 research funds. Joint with Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
2016 International Women's Fishing Association - $2000, travel assistance to Taxonomy and Biology of Sea
Anemones at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama
2014 American Society of Plant Taxonomists - $335, Travel award to Botany 2014 conference, Boise, Idaho
2014 Genetics Section - Botanical Society of America - $500, Travel award to Botany 2014, Boise, Idaho
2014 Daniel E. and Mildred G. Wujek Research Scholarship - $900, Funds for research
2010-2011 Palm Beach County Fishing Foundation Scholarship - $500
2010-2011 Arthur R. Marshall Foundation Scholarship - $1000
2009-2011 Vaughn-Jordan Botany Scholarship - $7500
Science Related Positions
Graduate Teaching Associate Ohio State University (August 2016 - Present)
Classes taught: BIO 1114, Ohio Birds, Human Physiology
Field Research Technician Central Michigan University (May 2015 - July 2016)
Watch video created by ScienceLIVE on the project: vimeo.com/156926248
Graduate Teaching Assistant Central Michigan University (August 2014 - December 2015)
Honorable mention (runner-up): Certificate of Teaching Excellence (100- Level)
Graduate Research Assistant Central Michigan University (May 2013 – August 2014, January 2016 - May 2016)
Secretary of Biology Graduate Student Association, Central Michigan University (Jan 2014 - Dec 2015)
Resident Animal Handler (Full-time volunteer) with Dingle Wildlife and Seal Sanctuary, Dingle, Ireland AKA Seal Rescue Ireland (May 2012 – November 2012)
Volunteer Team Member with Cetacean Research and Rescue Unit (CRRU) Gardenstown, Scotland (October 2012)
Tropical Gallery Volunteer Aquarist with New England Aquarium, Boston (Feb 2012- May 2012)
Butterfly Garden Interpreter/Curatorial Assistant with Museum of Science, Boston, MA (November 2011- May 2012)
Program Educator with New England Aquarium, Boston, MA (September 2011- May 2012)
Visitor Educator with New England Aquarium, Boston, MA (June 2011- September 2011)
Biology Lab Assistant with Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL (September–May: 2008-2011)
Out Island Mate (Scout Counselor) with Boy Scout National High Adventure SeaBase, Summerland Key, FL (May – August 2009)
President of the PBA Science Club, 2010-11; Vice President, 2008-10; Member, 2007-08 (2007-2011)
Arthur R. Marshall Student Scholar and Volunteer with Arthur R. Marshall Foundation, Lake Worth, FL (2007-2011)
Complementary Education and Certifications
Taxonomy and Biology of Sea Anemones (June 2016) - 12 days, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Bocas del Toro, Panama
GIS in Ecology and British Divers Marine Mammal medic certification (2012) CRRU, Gardenstown, Scotland
Master SCUBA diving certification (in progress, 2016) - NAUI, Bay City, MI (inc. nitrox)
Rescue SCUBA Diving Certification (2015), NAUI, Bay City, MI (Current recorded dives: 102)
Advanced SCUBA Certification (2014), NAUI, Bay City, MI
Open Water Diving Certification (2008), YSCUBA, West Palm Beach, FL
First Aid and CPR/AED Certification (2016) - American Red Cross
Michigan Boating Safety Certificate (2015), Michigan