Education

PhD Candidate in Ecology & Evolution
Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
2017 – Present

Bachelor’s of Science in Biological Science
Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
2014 – 2016


Research Experience

PhD Work
Florida State University, Department of Biological Science
2017-Present

Work with Dr. Joseph Travis on the genetics of female resistance to male harm in Drosophila melanogaster.

Research Volunteer
Florida State University, Department of Biological Science
2016-2017

Work with Dr. David Houle on artifical selection on multiple traits in Drosophila melanogaster, and with Dr. Kimberly Hughes on the quantitative genetics of mating behavior and the effects of social environment in sailfin mollies.

Research Assistant
Florida State University, Department of Biological Science
2015

Work with Dr. Emily DuVal on mating behavior and cooperation in lance-tailed manakins.

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
Florida State University, Department of Chemistry
2014-2015

Work with Dr. Wei Yang on the evaluation of potential energy surfaces in small molecule solvation.


Internships & Work Experience

Teaching Assistant
Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
2018 – Present

Intern
Gopher Tortoise Program, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
2016

Pet Care Associate
PetSmart
2014 – 2016


Honors & Awards

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Nominee
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2019

Presidential Scholarship Finalist
Florida State University
2014

Freshman Scholarship Recipient
Florida State University
2014

Bright Futures Academic Scholarship Recipient
2014


Workshops & Training

Allies & Safe Zones 101
Florida State University, Allies & Safe Zones
2020

Online Assessment: Exploring the Intricacies of Proctored Testing and Alternatives
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2020

Hazardous Waste Management
Florida State University
2020

Appreciating Student Diversity & Creating an Equitable and Inclusive Classroom
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence / Biological Science Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee / Teaching Discussion Group
2020

Making Learning Inclusive with Universal Design Workshop
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2020

Appreciating Student Diversity & Creating an Equitable Classroom Plenary Session
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2020

Inclusive & Equitable Teaching Plenary Session
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2020

Online Course Design Virtual Boot-Camp
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2020

Educational Media for Online Learning Workshop
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2020

Engaging Students in the Online Classroom Workshop
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2020

DIRECTO Identifying Diversity, Practicing Inclusion Workshop
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2020

Leading Classroom Discussions Workshop
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2020

DIRECTO Supporting Students Through Transitions Workshop
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2020

DIRECTO Implicit Bias Workshop
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2019

How to Create a Teaching Portfolio Workshop
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2019

Sexual Harassment Training
Florida State University
2019

Anti-Hazing Training
Florida State University
2018

What the Best College Teachers Do Workshop
Florida State University, Program for Instructional Excellence
2018

Teaching Orientation Training
Florida State University, Department of Biological Science
2017

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Training
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
2016

Working with Florida’s Legislature
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
2016


Memberships

American Genetic Association (AGA)
2020-Present

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2020-Present

Graduate Women in Science (GWIS)
2019-Present

Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE)
2019-Present

Ecology and Evolution Research Discussion Group (EERDG)
2017-Present
Social Coordinator 2018-2020

Teaching Discussion Group
Florida State University, Department of Biological Science
2017-2019

Honors Program
Florida State University
2014-2016

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
Florida State University
2014-2015


Presentations & Publications

Makowicz, A.M., M.J. Daniel, B.C. Jones, P.R. Rivers, M. Dye, M.R. Kuzel, A.G. Guerrera, S. Kettelkamp, C. Whitcher, and E.H. DuVal. 2020 (In Review). Foundations and frontiers in mate choice. Evolution.Book review of G. Rosenthal’s 2017 book “Mate Choice: The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans.”
Abarca, A., S. Kettelkamp, and J. Travis. 2020. The genetics of female resistance to male harm in Drosophila melanogaster. Presentation by A. Abarca on Aim 1A of my dissertation at the 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium as part of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP).
Ruiz, M., S. Kettelkamp, and J. Travis. 2020. The genetics of female resistance to male harm in Drosophila melanogaster.Presentation by M. Ruiz on Aim 1B of my dissertation at the 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium as part of UROP.
Flowers, A.M., S. Kettelkamp, and J. Travis. 2019. The genetics of female resistance to male harm in Drosophila melanogaster.Presentation by A.M. Flowers on Aim 1A of my dissertation at the 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium as part of UROP.
Kettelkamp, S. 2016. Final internship presentation.Final presentation given as part of internship with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Presented at the FWC.
Kettelkamp, S. 2016. Eastern Indigo Snake eLearning Course.eLearning course required for the intake of Eastern indigo snakes by the FWC. Created during undergraduate internship.
Kettelkamp, S., C. Back, and A. Kalfin. 2016. Gopher Tortoise Conservation.Presentation on gopher tortoise conservation given with C. Back and A. Kalfin from the FWC. Presented at FSU.
Kettelkamp, S., E. Aitchison, and W. Yang. 2015. Accurate evaluation of potential energy surfaces in small molecule solvation.Presentation on work performed in the Yang Lab as part of UROP. Presented at the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium as part of UROP.