Certificate in Editing, University of Chicago (expected 2020)

Coursework in manuscript editing, electronic editing, medical copyediting, and grammar.


MS in Science Writing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2007)

Thesis: The Butterfly Clock: Illuminating the Molecular Mysteries of Monarch Migration (advisor: Marcia Bartusiak)


BA in Biological Sciences, Smith College (2006)

Minor in Chemistry. Thesis: Experimental Re-evolution of Bacterial RNase P RNA (advisor: Robert Dorit)