Research and Evaluation Scientist
Ph.D. Expected Sociology, Iowa State University, 2020
M.S. Sociology, Iowa State University, 2017
B.A. Sociology, Simpson College, 2010.
Beginning Farm and Ranch Program Development
My research interest include: educational and non-profit program research and evaluation, qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, feminist methodology and epistemology, gender studies and inequalities, international development, environmental sociology, rural sociology, sustainable agriculture, and social movements.
I am originally from Des Moines, IA. I have worked with RISE as a Graduate Research Assistant since fall of 2015. I have experience working with children, youth, and families in schools and in social services. Additionally, I have served two years as an AmeriCorps member with City Year in Seattle, WA as a school mentor and team leader.