New York alumni
Hometown: Malone, N.Y.
Living in: Canton, N.Y.
Degree, year: BA, journalism, 1997; BS, wildlife biology, 1997; PhD, biology, 2007
UAF campus attended: Fairbanks
Extracurriculars at UAF: Ice carver at the World Ice Art Championships; editor and sports writer for the Sun Star; campus recycling director; resident assistant in MacIntosh Hall; teaching assistant; playing in the wild every chance I had
Current employer and position: Assistant professor of biology and human anatomy and physiology, State University of New York at Canton; research associate at Clarkson University
Randomly: My 13 years in Fairbanks make me laugh when New Yorkers complain about the weather