2005 BA, Anthropology, State University of New York at Potsdam (minor certificates: Biological Anthropology, Studio Art)
2008 MA, Biological Anthropology, New Mexico State University
2014 PhD, Biological Anthropology and Anatomy, Duke University
2013 Pollitzer Travel Award, competitive essay award, American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) for conference travel
2013-2014 Bass Instructorship, Duke University, competitive fellowship, teaching award, and living stipend for academic year.
2014 Distinguished Service Teaching Award. Washington University School of Medicine.