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About Me

Pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the University of Nevada, Reno, with an expected graduation date of May 2026. Starting a MS in Kinesiology in Fall 2023, with an expected completion date of May 2025. Graduate Researcher in the Neuromechanics Lab at the UNR, examining sports-related concussions. Received a B.S. in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of South Dakota in May of 2022. Experience in R-Studio and Microsoft Excel, learning the basics of EEGLAB and Octave.

USD recipient of a UDiscover Summer Scholar grant to perform faculty mentored neuroscience research, as well as the Leonard E. Arnaud Memorial Scholarship for demonstrating academic excellence among the University of South Dakota's international student community.

Member of the University of South Dakota Division I swimming and diving team from 2018-2022. Voted Team Captain for both the 2021-2022 and 2020-2021 seasons. Awarded "Hardest Worker" for the 2019-2020 season.

Member of the Metis Nation of the Rising Sun.



University of Nevada, Reno
PhD, Integrative Neuroscience

August 2022-Present
GPA: 4.0

MS Kinesiology
August 2023-Present

University of South Dakota

Bachelor of Science, Cognitive Neuroscience

May 2022

GPA: 3.77

Dean's List: 2018-2019, 2019-2020, 2020-2021,



Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute

Guelph, Ontario

Ontario Secondary School Diploma


John Rennie High School

Montreal, Quebec

Diplôme des études secondaires 

Awards, Scholarships and Grants

  • 2022-2023 UNR Graduate Dean’s Merit Scholarship. 

One of 50 graduate students awarded a one-year $10,000 scholarship. Nominated by the Integrative Neuroscience Program Directors.

  • 2022-2023 Nevada DRIVE (Doctoral Research in Innovation, Vision and Excellence) Scholar. 

One of 20 doctoral students from different programs awarded a full-time graduate research assistantship. Nominated by the Integrative Neuroscience Program Directors. Funded: $25,000

  • 2022 EaRLY TBI Fan Favorite. 

Presented at the 2022 EaRLY TBI Conference and was voted one of two fan favorite abstracts by peers.

  • 2021 Council for Undergraduate Research and Creative Scholarship Mini-Grant

Designed and conducted a study on the effect of neurofeedback training on athletic performance (funded $750)

  • 2021 Leonard E. Arnold Memorial Scholarship

Awarded for demonstrating academic excellence among the University of South Dakota international student community

  • 2021 UDiscover Summer Scholar

Developed a self-contained EEG, obtained and validated underwater EEG recordings using EEGLAB (funded $5750)

  • 2021-2022 President's Senior Leadership Institute

Selected by the President of the University of South Dakota to participate in monthly professional development seminars

  • University of South Dakota's Division 1 Swimming Team

    • 2019, 2020 and 2021 - Awarded a varsity letter for championship performance

    • 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 Women's Team Captain

    • 2019-2020 Hardest Worker Award

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