Research Experience

Postdoctoral Research Associate

2021-Present
topic/focus: Community assessment and development in the ID, MT, and WY 
Supervisor: Dr. Lorie Higgins, University of Idaho

2019–Present
topic/focus: Entrepreneurship of immigrants, minorities, and women in the U.S.
Supervisor: Dr. Paul Lewin, University of Idaho

Research Assistant

2014–2015
topic/focus: Health disparities by race, gender, sexual orientation, and marital status
Supervisor: Dr. Cathy Liu, Michigan State University

2014
topic/focus: “Lone Terrorists” from a social psychological perspective
Supervisor: Dr. Bernard Finifter, Michigan State University

2013–2014
topic/focus: Statistical analysis of international census data, emphasizing immigration
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