About me

Duennes_SacBee_RandallBentonWelcome to my website! I am an Assistant Professor of Biology at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. My research focuses on bumble bee nutritional ecology and conservation genomics. I am also a 2016-2018 Science Policy Fellow for the Entomological Society of America.

For more information about my postdoctoral and dissertation projects, see my Research Page.

You can follow me on Twitter, too!

RollerDerby_NhiaVangI am also a skater for Steel City Roller Derby (formerly for the Twin City Derby Girls and the IE Derby Divas). The roller derby community knows me as Polly Nator.

Photo top by Randall Benton ©The Sacramento Bee. Photo bottom by Nhia Vang.