Carrie earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental science with a focus on ecosystem restoration from The Ohio State University in 2017. She also received a minor in the EEDS (Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability) program. During her time at Ohio State, Carrie traveled on the Antarctica study abroad program to study the impacts of climate change and worked with Dr. Hix and graduate students on the restoration of the Wayne National Forest.
Carrie’s is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Dr. Enrico Bonello’s lab specializing in forest pathology and plant microbiome studies. Her dissertation focuses on discovering the causal agent of the new tree disease beech leaf disease that is affecting American beech trees in the northeastern United States.
Advisor: Enrico Bonello
Department: Plant Pathology