Curriculum Vitae
Sharon F. Clemmensen

education

THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Master of Science - Student
, August 2008 - Present
Major: Entomology
Advisor: Daniel A. Hahn, Ph.D.

THE UNIVERSITY OF MCGILL
Bachelor of Science
, May 2007
Major: Biology
Minor: Education

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Gainesville, FL
Graduate Assistant, Outreach Coordinator - Present
Responsibilities: Manage outreach activities of Department of Entomology & Nematology. Position concurrent with Master's program.

STUDENT CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION, Warm Springs, GA
Fisheries Management Intern, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, June 2007 - July 2008
Responsibilities: Lab and research assistant to Fisheries Biologists.

UNIVERSITY OF MCGILL, Montreal, QC (Canada)
Volunteer - Andrew P. Hendry Ph.D. (Stickleback Lab), April 2006 - April 2007
Responsibilities: Maintain lab threespine stickleback. Compare foraging efficiency of lake and stream morphs.

AWARDS/HONORS

2009 Entomology & Nematology Student Organization Research Presentation Competition, $100

2008 SCA AmeriCorps Education Award, Corporation for National and Community Service, $4,725

GRANTS

Graduate Student Council, University of Florida: Travel Grant
Received for travel to Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology in Seattle WA, January 3-8, 2010.
Amount: $235.68

PUBLICATIONS

Callis, K.L., Christ, L.R., Resasco, J., Armitage, D.W., Ash, J.D., Caughlin, T.T., Clemmensen, S.F., Copeland, S.M., Fullman, T.J., Lynch, R.L., Olson, C., Pruner, R.A., Vieira-Neto, E.H.M., West-Singh, R., Bruna, E.M. Improving Wikipedia: educational opportunity and professional responsibility. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. DOI:10.1016/j.tree.2009.01.003 (in press)

PRESENTATIONS

Clemmensen, S.F. and Hahn, D.A. Size matters: seasonal plasticity of development in a diapause-destined moth, Helicoverpa zea. Graduate Student Council Interdisciplinary Conference. Gainesville, FL; February 3, 2010.

Clemmensen, S.F. and Hahn, D.A. Size matters: seasonal plasticity of development in a diapause-destined moth, Helicoverpa zea. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology 2010 Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA; January 4, 2010.

Baldwin, R., Daniels, J.C., Fasulo, T., Clemmensen, S.F., Ellis, J.D. Reaching Out: Educational Opportunities in Entomology. UF Dept of Entomology and Nematology Spring 2009 Seminar Series. Gainesville, FL; February 5.

Wayman, W.R., Clemmensen, S., Campbell, R. Chemical de-adhesion of alligator gar eggs. Southern Division American Fisheries Society Spring 2009 Meeting. New Orleans, LA; January 2009.

COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION

Entomology and Nematology Student Organization (ENSO):
Historian, September 2009 - August 2010

Entomology and Nematology Outreach Committee
Student Coordinator, Fall 2008 - Present