Photo by Dan Morrison, 2020


Photo by Bryce Dole, 2019, Prince William Sound, Alaska



I am an independent photographer, storyteller and educator based in Eugene, OR.

I worked in education for 12 years before focusing on photography and multimedia storytelling. In Oregon, I taught high school English Language Arts and Social Studies as well as writing for the adult basic education program at Lane Community College. I also developed curriculum and provided professional development support for teachers as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand, as an English Language Fellow funded by the U.S. Department of State in Sudan, and as a contractor with AMIDEAST in Egypt. I have worked on horse ranches, at summer camps, as a backcountry trip leader, and as a coordinator for volunteers. All of these experiences have taught me the value of connecting with others and of being a good listener and observer.

I completed the graduate program in journalism at the University of Oregon in June 2020. While in grad school, I worked as the Civic Science Communications graduate employee within the Office of Research and Innovation and the Science Communication Research Center.

I love Nikon cameras, backpacking, horseback riding, skiing, running and eating new foods (preferably cooked on sticks along roadsides around the world).