“The aim of a PhD is to ensure that no one, including
your advisor, understands what you’re doing after
the first couple of years.”
― China Miéville

EDUCATION.

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of MedicineVCU
Currently pursuing Ph.D. in Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Department of Health Behavior and Policy

George Washington University, Washington, DC
Master’s Degree, Strategic Public Relations (M.P.S.)GWU
Master’s Thesis: The effective use of Twitter among nonprofit organizations

Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Master’s Degree, Health Sciences/Movement Sciences (M.S.)UM
(Bachelor’s Degree is included in the Master’s Program)
Master’s Thesis: The challenges and possibilities of an employee fitness program
Bachelor’s Thesis: The physical characteristics of an Olympic-level speed skater

PROFESSIONAL.

Affiliate Graduate Researcher, Center for Media + Health, VCU                          2013-2016

Executive Director and Founder, Arts in the Alley                                                2008-present

Instructor, Nonprofit Learning Point                                                                      2013-2014
Teach principles and applications of social media to nonprofit executive directors and administrators