CV

You can find my complete and current CV here.

Current Position

Visiting Professor at Franklin & Marshall (2020 – present) – Government Department

Assistant Program Director Pennsylvania Policy Database Project, Temple University – Institute for Public Affairs (2016 – 2020) 

Data gathering, supervising data coding across a wide array of topic areas, training undergraduate students in coding and data management, database workshops, outreach.

Dissertation 

Ph.D. candidate in Political Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Dissertation title: Behind the Scenes: the UN Security Council’s Decision-Making Procedures

Committee: Ryan Vander Wielen (co-chair), Mark Pollack (co-chair), Richard Deeg

Research interests: International Organizations, International Security, Decision-Making, Quantitative Research Methods and Public Policy

Education 

M.A. in Political Science (2015), Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

​M.A. in American Studies (2013), Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany with a concentration in American Studies, International Relations, and International Law

Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education (2016), Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Method Training

Training as Statistical Methods Teaching Assistant at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan (2019 & 2020);  served as teaching assistant for Introduction to Game Theory, Time Series I, and Social Choice.

EITM Summer Institute (2018), Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan; National Science Foundation (NSF) funded program; training in research strategies integrating theoretical models and empirical research

EITM Certification for the ICPSR Summer Program at the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan (2017); certified in Advanced Game Theory

Statistical Methods Training Program at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan (2016 & 2017);  completed coursework in Advanced Game Theory, Advanced Bayesian Statistics, Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Regression III, and Introduction to R.

Fellowship, Grants, Awards

Graduate Student Research Grant (2019); awarded by the Global Studies Program at Temple University to support my original research project on the United Nations.

Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models Summer Institute – EITM (2018); awarded by the University of Michigan; funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to receive training in a research strategy that integrates theoretical models and empirical research.

Prestage-Cook Travel Award awarded by the Southern Political Science Association (2017)

EITM Certification Scholarships Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models Institute (2017);  to attend both sessions at the ICPSR Summer Program

​Janet Box-Steffensmeier Scholarship (2016); awarded by the Society for Political Methodology and the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research to attend both sessions at the ICPSR Summer Program

Research Methods Training Grant (2016); awarded by the Department of Political Science, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

College of Liberal Arts Travel Award (2016); awarded by the College of Liberal Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Global Studies Student Organization Grant (2015); awarded by the Global Studies Program at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

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