Education

2020-2024 PhD Candidate in Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology| GPA 4.0
School for the Future of Innovation in Society Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Research Areas: Data & Society, Surveillance, Privacy, Smart Cities, Science and Technology Studies, Sociotechnical Imaginaries, Feminist Technoscience, Critical Data Studies, Futures & Narratives

Awards: National Science Foundation-National Research Trainee on Citizen-Centered Smart Cities & Smart Living, Anticipation Fellow, HASTAC Fellow, SFIS Outstanding Graduate

2018- 2019 Master of Science and Technology Policy | GPA 3.90
School for the Future of Innovation in Society Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona Concentration: Data privacy, ownership and the governance of emerging technologies

Awards: Graduate College Fellowship

Relevant Coursework: Science and Technology Law, AI Law, Ethics & Policy, Science and Technology Policy, Innovation, Economic Mobility & Public Policy, Health & Biomedical Research Policy, Climate Change and Health

Research Papers: Data Privacy Regulation in the US; Artificial Intelligence and Data Rights in US policy; 23andme Data Protections; Legislative History on the USA FREEDOM Act 2015; and Future Data Rights Considerations for US Policy

Activities: Risk Innovation Lab, Emerge: A Festival of Futures, CSPO Science Outside the Lab, Governance of Emerging Technologies and Science 2019 Conference

2008-2012 Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs, German | GPA: 3.68, Cum Laude
Double major with a Minor in Global Development and Social Justice
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and
College of Liberal Arts Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

Awards: Theodore Wyckoff Scholarship, NAU Merit Scholarship, Global Opportunities Scholarship, Deans List

Activities: Successful Transition and Academic Readiness, Residence Hall Association Representative (Legislative Committee), Model United Nations

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Feb-July 2010 Eberhard-Karls University of Tubingen; Tubingen, Germany Study abroad semester with a focus on Germany as an actor in the European Union. Developed skills in adaptability and intercultural communication. 

Feb-Aug 2012 University of Zurich; Zurich, Switzerland
Study abroad semester focused on understanding the Swiss point-of-view and governing structure. Learned Swiss-German dialect and grammar to further enhance German proficiency.