Research Experience

Postdoctoral Research Associate

2019–Present
Conducted research on ethnic economies and rural community development.
Supervisor: Dr. Paul Lewin, University of Idaho

Research Assistant

2014–2015
Conducted research and statistical analysis on the topics of health, race, gender, sexual orientation, and marital status.
Supervisor: Dr. Cathy Liu, Michigan State University

2014
Conducted research on the topic of “Lone Terrorists” and related areas.
Supervisor: Dr. Bernard Finifter, Michigan State University

2013–2014
Developed survey tools and contributed to the completion of grant and research proposals. Compiled and conducted statistical analysis of international census data.
Supervisor: Dr. Brendan Mullan, Michigan State University

Research Intern

2013
Project: “Holland Museum Community Perception Project”
PI: Kristina Wieghmink, Holland Historical Trust

Undergraduate Researcher

2011
Project: “Jamaican Tourism Industry and Its Economic Impact
PI: Dr. Todd Vanden Berg, Calvin College