Carolyn Jolly first joined the IR-4 Project as a Laboratory Assistant at the Western Region Laboratory at the University of California, Davis in 2007. After moving to New Jersey, Carolyn started at IR-4 HQ in 2011. She took on her role as full-time Study Director in 2013. In this role, Carolyn coordinates magnitude of residue studies to gain regulatory approval for crop management tools on specialty crops. Carolyn received a BS in Molecular Biology from Auburn University and a MA in Secondary Education. In her spare time, Carolyn enjoys running, cooking, and bussing her kids to their activities.