CV

You can find my complete and current CV here.  

Current Position

Visiting Professor (2020 – present) Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA

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, Institutional Decision-Making, Quantitative Research Methods and Public Policy

Former Position

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

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

Instructor of Record (2013-2019), Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

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

ICPSR Summer Program (2019 & 2020); Trained as Statistical Methods Teaching Assistant at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan;  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 graduate students in conducting original research.

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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