Curriculum Vitae


  • PhD Student, University of California, Davis, English Literature. Designated Emphasis: Science and Technology Studies.

  • B.A. June 2014: University of Washington, English Honors, Magna Cum Laude.

  • A.A. Transfer December 2011: Bellevue College.


 Awards/ Scholarships

  • Data Science Initiative Summer Research Fellowship, UC Davis 2018.

  • Undergraduate Research Program Conference Travel Award 2014.

  • Library Research Award, University of Washington 2014.

  • Student Research Presenter, Henry Suzzallo Society Reception 2014.

  • Novartis Award for Innovation, Harvard NCRC 2014.

  • Mary Gates Research Scholar 2014.

  • Elizabeth Kerr MacFarlane Scholarship in the Humanities 2013.

  • Mary Gates Research Scholar 2013.

  • Eilert Anderson Scholarship, UW English 2013.

  • Edith K. Draham Scholarship for Fiction 2013.

  • Charlotte Paul Reese Fiction Award Runner-Up 2013.

  • AED Pre-Med Honors Society Bioethics Case Competition, First Place 2013.

  • Ranked 43rd Debate Team Nationally, National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence 2012

  • First Place Team, First Place Speaker, Parliamentary Debate, Betsy Karl Invitational 2012

  • Sixth Place Speaker, Quarterfinalists, Parliamentary Debate, McSloy Invitational, Whitman College 2012.

Independent Research

  • 2013-2014 Flirting With Nash: Performing Capital and the Politics of Forgetting inTechno-Economic Games

                  Faculty Mentor– Monika Kaup (Paris-Sorbonne 2014)

  • "Born Dying:" Cultural Futures, Social Space, and the Reproductive Economy in Southern African AIDS Narratives

                  Faculty Mentor– Eva Cherniavsky (Berkeley CLUS, UW URS 2014)

  • 2012-2013 Dissembling the Social: Following HIV/AIDS through the Social Body

                 Faculty Mentors– Celia Lowe, Maria Elena Garcia, Matthew Sparke, Luke Bergmann (Harvard NCRC, UW Summer Institute Symposium 2014)

  • Biopower and Heterology: An Examination of Protest and Resistancethrough the Photographs of Abu Ghraib

                 Faculty Mentor– Monika Kaup (UW URS 2013)

  • "No Breath to Interrupt:" Narrative Hermaphrodism and the Gothic in Charles Brockden Brown’s Wieland

                 Faculty Supervisor– Juliet Shields (Unpublished)

  • "What Happened to the American Dream?"

                 Faculty Supervisor– Lance Bennett (Unpublished)


Internships/Paid Work

  • 2015-Present: Paralegal, ITA Court, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

  • Fall 2016: Evening Retention Specialist, Seattle Central College, Basic and Transitional Studies Program

  • Summer 2016: Volunteer Tutor and Classroom Assistant, Seattle Central College, Basic and Transitional Studies Program

  • 2014-2015 Legal Administrative Specialist, Mental Health Court and Drug Court, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

  • 2013-2014 Research Assistant, Professor David Shields

  • Winter 2014 UW Peer Mentor/Undergraduate T.A., ENGL 207A: Introduction to Cultural Studies, Eva Cherniavsky

  • 2012-2014: King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Administrative Intern.

  • 2012: SecretDiary Project, Writing Intern.

  • 2011 VERVE High School Debate Club, Novice Coach.


  • 2013-2014 Sigma Tau Delta Honors Society, Alpha Nu Beta Chapter, President.

  • 2013-2014 Debate and Research Coach, UW Bothell.

  • 2012-2013 Sigma Tau Delta Honors Society, Alpha Nu Beta Chapter, Member Services Officer.

  • 2012-2013 Student Debate Coach, UW Bothell.

  • 2012-2013 Student Debate Coach, Bellevue College.

  • 2011 Team Captain, Bellevue College Speech and Debate.