Born in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. Attended Princeton University from 2010-2014, earning a bachelors degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Adviser: Dr. James Gould). Masters in Palaeobiology at the University of Bristol (Adviser: Dr. Jakob Vinther). PhD thesis in Geology at the University of Bristol (Advisor: Dr. Jakob Vinther). Currently a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Chicago (Supervisor: Dr. Paul Sereno) and a research associate at the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Integrative Research Center), after having completed a post-doc there (Supervisor: Dr. Peter Makovicky).