EDUCATION

PhD 

Expected 2025

 

M.Sc.​ ​​2021

B.S.​ ​​​2013

Diploma​ 2​007

PhD Student 

University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis

Geography, Environment, and Society

ICGC Fellow

Mapping Prejudice Affiliated Scholar 

 

Master of GIS and Sociology

University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis

Geography, Environment, and Society (MGIS)

 

University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis

Developmental & Child Psychology

Child Psychology Student Organization

 

Benilde-St. Margaret’s Academy, Minneapolis

WORK EXPERIENCE

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MAPPING PREJUDICE PROJECT,   University of Minnesota

Researcher  |  January 2019 - September 2021

⬝ Uses geospatial analysis and digital mapping to identify, quantify, and visualize relationships between historical and contemporary variables.

⬝ Coordinates community engagement; creates useful public content (events, blog posts, and social media).

⬝ Creates and delivers custom presentations for stakeholder, community, and corporate groups tailored to their respective needs and interests.

⬝ Collaborates on UX testing and design of a public crowdsourcing data collection engine. 

⬝ Develops secondary and undergraduate level curriculum

Website & Social  Media Manager  |  September 2018 - January 2020

⬝ Updates, manages, and creates web and digital content for www.mappingprejudice.org (uses languages/tools including: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, JQuery, REACT, Carto & GitHub, etc.).

⬝ Manages social media posting, campaigns, event promotion, and online presence (successfully increased engagement across networks).

GIS Volunteer  |  May 2018 - September 2018

⬝Created geospatial parcel data for racial covenants map.

 

CREATE INITIATIVE,   University of Minnesota

Research Assistant  |  May 2020 - September 2020

⬝ Created a historical geocoding tool for use with historical Minneapolis address data.

 

MINNESOTA INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR

Designer & Researcher  |  May 2019 - September 2019

⬝ Researched and designed an interactive exhibit using digital cartography, and storytelling. 

 

 

COGNITIVE VENTURES LLC / LEARNINGRx

Director  |  2016 - 2018

⬝ Responsible for generating center revenue through B2C sales.

⬝ Oversaw center operations across two facilities. 

Training Supervisor / Cognitive Trainer  |  2013 - 2016

⬝ Collaboorated on evaluative research in coordination with the University of Minnesota.

⬝ Administered one-on-one interventions with individuals and oversaw all trainers in the center. 

 

DEVELOPMENTAL SOCIAL COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE LAB,  University of Minnesota

Research Assistant  |  2012 - 2013

⬝ Collaborated on original research and experiment design.

⬝ Conducted experiments, collected experimental data, and analyzed findings. 

⬝ Coordinated Participant recruitment, scheduling, and database management.

SELECTED SKILLS

Technical

ArcGIS

HTML5

CSS/SASS

JavaScript

GitHub

Global

  • Writing, storytelling, and public engagement

  • Visual arts, drawing, cartography, and design

  • Community exchange and redistributive research methods 

  • Project and operations management

  • Community outreach, social media, and web presence development

  • Social medial engagement and creative content making 

  • Qualitative and quantitative research design and methods