Kaylee is pursuing a Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology. She received
a B.S. (2014) in biology from the State University of New York College at Oneonta and an M.A. (2016) in ecology and evolutionary biology from The University of Kansas. Herzog’s doctoral research focuses on the biodiversity of, and evolutionary relationships within, the groups of tapeworms which exclusively parasitize sharks, skates and rays as adults. In addition to her research, Herzog is passionate about science outreach and communication.