Megan is a researcher and science communicator with a background in ecology, songbird physiology and the theoretical and practical aspects of science writing and engagement. Her expertise includes synthesis and translation of scientific research, as well as the design of Broader Impacts activities. Megan performs news writing, grant writing and editing, social media engagement, website management, graphic design and more––to support and highlight the research and academic programs at the Center for Geospatial Analytics. She holds Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in Ecology and a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Environmental Studies and is a member of the National Association of Science Writers.
- Iteratively forecasting biological invasions with PoPS and a little help from our friends (2021)
- Making It Spatial Makes It Personal: Engaging Stakeholders with Geospatial Participatory Modeling (2019)
- Dietary antioxidants and flight exercise in female birds affect allocation of nutrients to eggs: how carry-over effects work (2016)
- Oxidative balance in birds: An atoms-to-organisms-to-ecology primer for ornithologists (2016)
- Crafting and evaluating Broader Impact activities: A theory-based guide for scientists (2015)
- Migrating songbirds on stopover prepare for, and recover from, oxidative challenges posed by long-distance flight (2015)
- Fall-winter survival of ruffed grouse in New York state (2011)