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University of Washington
PhD: Human-Centered Design & Engineering
Areas of Focus: Data Science; Archival and Information Science; Science and Technology Studies; Data Visualization for Natural Resource Management; Ethnography
Full funding for 4 years

Georgetown University
Master of Arts: Communication, Culture, & Technology
Areas of Focus: Networks and Development; Educational Technology; Human-Computer Interaction; Infrastructure Studies; Fundamentals of Technology; Cultural Economics; Visual Culture; Science & Technology Studies; Communication Networks
Thesis: Fractured Consent: Public Participation in Environmental Complexity

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Summer program on WTO, International Trade and Development

Louisiana Tech University
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science
Recipient of TOPS scholarship award of full tuition for 4 years; LA Tech Society for Honor’s Scholars; Outstanding Student Scholarship of $2000/year


Research Assistant and PhD Student
Human Centered Design and Engineering,
University of Washington

August 2016-present

Over 100 hours of ethnographic studies of environmental data science;
scraped GitHub for 1000+ commits, 185+ issues, and 600+ comments to explore the micro-level data practices of a group working to synthesize and interoperate data about wild Alaskan salmon;
interviews with federal, state, and tribal managers in Alaska;
currently designing low- to mid-fidelity prototypes of data visualizations for revealing common errors in data archival work.

Senior Instructional Designer
Stevens Institute of Technology
October 2013-October 2016

Learning solution ideation and implementation, creative strategy, user experience design, communication strategy development, project management, instructional and curriculum design, web development, research, design, prototype, and publish courses; founded the Teaching and Learning Knowledge (TaLK) taskforce at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Experience Design Consultant
Ed Tech Lens
February 2014-July 2014

Collaborated with photographers and educators to address needs of the client; Designed and administered a science theme-based curriculum package for K-5 units; Managed individual priorities as a freelance consultant

Communications and Multimedia Specialist
Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI)
January 2013-July 2013

Communication strategy development; Participation analytics; Graphic and UX design;  Web content management; Content and blog curation  

Instructional Designer & Research Assistant
Georgetown University, Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship
January 2012-September 2013

Communication strategy, curriculum design, instructional workshops, led pre- and post-intervention surveys and focus groups, design team coordination, learning solution ideation and implementation, research on formal credentialing, social learning analytics, and integrative learning

Managing Editor
Georgetown University
August 2011-June 2013

Managed 25+ peer reviewers for higher education bi-annual peer-reviewed journal, graphic and UX design, web content management, content and blog curation, event planning, mentored and supervised staff of 20 for production of the journal, blog, and multimedia projects, search engine optimization

Administration and Communications Office
Communication, Culture, Technology Department, Georgetown University
August 2011-August 2012

Social media strategy, graphic and UX design, event planning for community engagement and networking opportunities, vendor relations management, curriculum re-design for study abroad program in Geneva, Switzerland


Teaching Assistant
University of Washington, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
Autumn 2018

  • Teaching assistant for Daniel Schindler’s Limnology 473 course
  • Ran lab experiment on lake stratification, data recording, data analysis, zooplankton vertical migration, and fish predation and benthic insect community composition
  • Assisted with field trip to the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest in British Columbia.

Teaching & Research Assistant
Georgetown University
January 2012-September 2013

  • Teaching assistant for Cyberlearning and Fundamentals of Technology course.
  • Research on learning analytics, discourse mapping, and ethical reasoning.
  • Research on metacognition and reflective sensemaking.
  • Research on research methodologies for studying international medical education.

Teaching Assistant
Louisiana Tech University
August 2012-February 2013

  • Teaching assistant for a graduate level Political Philosophy course.
  • Research on civic engagement and rhetoric.