Utah Lake Freeze Core
  • Curator of the Garrett Herbarium, Utah Museum of Natural History
  • Professor, Sch Of Environ,Society&Sustain

Professional Service

  • LaACER Project understanding past climate change in tropical America. Role: Scientific Steering Committee. Exploring millennial-scale climate variability over the last glacial period in tropical and subtropical America. 12/2012 - 12/2013
  • International Multiproxy Paleofire Database Co-Chair. Co-Chair for IMPD, a NOAA sponsored program, assigned to solicit and manage fire history records from sedimentary archives. 05/2009 - present
  • Global Palaeofire Working Group. Scientific Steering Committee and database management. 08/2006 - present

Internal Service

  • Superior Research Award selection committee. Evaluation and selection of candidates, 03/2013 - present. College service.
  • Global Change Ecosystem Center Steering Committee. College of Social and Behavioral Science Representative, 09/01/2010 - 05/01/2011. University service.

Community Partnership

  • Salt Lake City Invasive Weed Control: Urban Habitat Group. 09/2009 - present


  • Public school programs, Scientist in the Spotlight and Youth Teaching Youth programs at the Natural History Museum of Utah. 08/01/2008 - present


  • International Multiproxy Paleofire Database (IMPD), Co-Chair, 06/01/2010 - present
  • Global Palaeofire Working Grouop (GPWG), Scientific Steering Committee, 08/01/2008 - present

In the Media