A Brief History of Me

A Resume in Pictures!

University of California Santa Cruz - PhD student studying Science Education

University of California Santa Cruz - Masters in Education (Science and Mathematics), 2011

Princeton University, B.A. cum laude in Astrophysical Sciences, 2008

Oakwood Secondary School, 2004

Current - Graduate student researcher for the VASE Project at UCSC

June 2011-September 2011 - Graduate student researcher for the UC High-Performance AstroComputing Center (HIPACC), in collaboration with Adler Planetarium in Chicago

September 2010-March 2011 - Teaching Assistant at UCSC, Introduction to Education

Fall 2008-Spring 2009 - Instructor at Guided Discoveries, Astrocamp in Idyllwild, CA

Summer 2008 - AAAS Mass Media Fellowship as science reporter at Raleigh News & Observer

Summer 2007 - Lick Observatory Staff Research Associate, Mt. Hamilton, CA

Summer 2008 - SETI Undergraduate Research Intern with mentor Frank Drake

Professional Development
Participant in 2010 cycle of the Institute for Science and Engineering Educators Professional Development Program in Maui, and then leading a design team group in the 2011 cycle, overseeing the implementation of an inquiry activity about planets at a community college