One of the gratifying parts of my job is getting to interact with the public. Paleontology certainly does not suffer from an image problem, and individuals of all ages are frequently interested in hearing about my research and the work that goes on at the Campbell Geology Museum on the campus of Clemson University.
Students learning about minerals and fossils during Math and Science Night at the Westminster Elementary School in Westminster, SC (2015).
International Biodiversity Day. An outreach event at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (2013).
Dinosaurs Rock! An outreach event at the Durham Museum of Life and Sciences (2012).
Teaching a workshop on evolution education strategies for high-school teachers in Belize City, Belize as part of the NESCent Ambassador Program (2012). Read more about the NESCent Ambassador Program here.