BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION

B.A. Political Science (2011)

Brown University

 

M.A. Government & Politics (2017)

Ph.D. Government & Politics (2019)

University of Maryland, College Park

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant

National Institute on Money in Politics (August 2018 - present)

Campaign Finance Institute (August 2016 - present)

 

Dr. Stella Rouse (August 2016 - December 2016; August 2017 - present)

 

University of Maryland, Department of Government & Politics Experimental Laboratory (Spring 2016)

 

Center for American Politics & Citizenship (August 2014 – December 2015)

SKILLS & PROGRAMMING

R, Stata, GIS Analysis (ArcGIS and QGIS), Microsoft Access

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

Director of Public Affairs

The Mayforth Group, 2011-2014 (Providence, RI)

Account Executive

JH Communications, 2012-2014 (Providence, RI)

Account Coordinator

Conover & Company Communications, 2011-2012 (Westboro, MA)

GRANTS & AWARDS

Boise State University School of Public Service Research Committee Grant (Boise State University) 2020, 2021, 2022

Conley H. Dillon Award for best dissertation in the American Politics Subfield 2019 (College of Behavioral and Social Science, University of Maryland) 

Hewlett Foundation Grant (via R Street Institute with Casey Burgat & Trey Billing) ($100,000) 2019

University of Maryland College of Behavioral and Social Science, Dean’s Fellowship ($5,000) 2015-2017

University of Maryland, Summer Research Grant ($1,000) 2015

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor (Boise State University, Boise, ID)

POLS 101: Introduction to American Government

POLS 300: American Political Institutions and Behavior 

POLS 405: Campaigns and Elections

POLS 405: American Chief Executive

POLS 406: The U.S. Congress

POLS 408: Representation in American Politics

PUBADM 563: Making Policy Choices

Adjunct Instructor (Union College, Schenectady, NY)

PSC 280T: Changing Federal Institutions in Washington, DC (Winter/Spring 2019)

 

Primary Instructor (University of Maryland)

GVPT 388P: Topical Investigations: Maryland Internship Program (Summer 2016)

GVPT 388W: Maryland Public Policy and Beyond (Fall 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018)

 

Teaching Assistant (University of Maryland)

GVPT 170: Introduction to American Government (Kris Miler, Primary Instructor - Spring 2016, Spring 2017)