Resume

Current position

2019-           

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

University of Colorado, Boulder. 

Advisors: Prof. Laura Dee (CU Boulder) and Dr. Meredith Cornett (TNC)

Education

2018    

Doctor of Science in Agriculture and Forestry (D.Sc.)

Doctoral Program in Sustainable Use of Renewable Natural Resources (AGFOREE)

Department of Forest Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland

Dissertation: Soil changes and ecosystem recovery from physical and chemical load – stump harvesting and sprinkling infiltration as case studies

Advisors: Prof. Heljä-Sisko Helmisaari and Dr. Marjo Palviainen

2013              

Master of Science in Agriculture and Forestry (M.Sc.)

Transatlantic Master’s Degree in Forest Resources-dual degree

Department of Forest Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden

School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University

Advisor: Prof. Heljä-Sisko Helmisaari

2012              

Master of Science in Forest Ecology and Management (M.Sc.)

College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University

Advisor: Prof. Andrew Burton

Professional experience (selected)

2012-2015

Event Organizer and Student Liaison – IUFRO XXIV World Congress 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2014

International Forestry Students Association (IFSA) and International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO). 

Duties: Organizing student and other congress events, and assisting IUFRO officials with all arrangements, such as student volunteer recruitment and supervision and selection of scholarship recipients and event moderation. Leading the effort to organize student presentation (IUFRO Incubator) sessions and serving as the coordinator and editor for the abstract volume (available here). 

(Photo credit: Hannu Aukia)