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Curriculum Vitae

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MY WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor of Economics

    Oxford College of Emory University 2020-present

    Teaching three courses per semester at a small liberal arts college just outside of Atlanta, Georgia as a tenure-track faculty member. Teaching duties focus on first and second-year students while researching and publishing in labor economics and regional science outlets.

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

    Oxford College of Emory University 2017-2020

    Teaching three courses per semester at a small liberal arts college just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Generally, students are first or second-year college students who will later move on to Emory University.

  • Economics Instructor

    Colorado State University University 2012-2017

    Teaching two courses per semester while also finishing my dissertation. Classes ranged from 200-level to 400-level.

  • Economics Instructor

    Front Range Community College 2013-2016

    Teaching two courses per semester while finishing my dissertation. Classes featured a wide age-range and were exclusively Principles courses.

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Colorado State University 2010-2013

    Facilitating three recitation sections of large Principles classes while finishing graduate coursework.

MY RESEARCH INTERESTS

Regional Economics

Spatial Income Distribution, Regional Policy, Computable General Equilibrium Model Policy Applications

Labor Economics

Compensation-Productivity Comparisons, Labor Share Determinants, Regional Labor Market Outcomes

MY TEACHING INTERESTS

Principles and Intermediate Courses

Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Economic Statistics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics

Upper-Level and Field Courses

History of Economic Thought, Econometrics, Regional Economics, Labor Economics

MY EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Economics

    Colorado State University 2012-2017

    Dissertation Advisor: Dr. Harvey Cutler

    Dissertation Title: Essays on the Relationship Between Compensation and Productivity: A Regional Analysis

    Specializations: Regional, Environmental

  • M.A. Economics

    Colorado State University 2010-2012

    Completing coursework and finishing my master degree-level qualifying exams.

  • B.S. Economics, Magna Cum Laude

    Gonzaga University 2006-2010

    Took a variety of liberal arts courses and participated in both the Honors and Hogan Entrepreneurial Leadership programs.

MY AWARDS, HONORS, AND GRANTS

  • 2019--Teaching and Learning with Technology Institute Grant

    $2,000 Oxford College of Emory University
  • 2019--Institute for Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts Grant

    $250 Oxford College of Emory University
  • 2019--Phi Eta Sigma Teaching Award

    Oxford College of Emory University
  • 2019--Oxford Research Scholars Grant

    $1,000 Oxford College of Emory University
  • 2019--Lyceum Lecture Series Grant

    $1,500 Oxford College of Emory University
  • 2019--Academic Affairs Student Conference Grant

    $1,700 Oxford College of Emory University
  • 2018--Institute for Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts Grant

    $500 Oxford College of Emory University
  • 2018--Oxford Research Scholars Grant

    $1,000 Oxford College of Emory University
  • 2016--Great Minds in Research Award, Honorable Mention

    Graduate Student Showcase Colorado State University
  • 2016--Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award

    Economics Department Colorado State University
  • 2015--Dissertation Fellowship

    Economics Department Colorado State University
  • 2013--Excellence in Teaching Award

    College of Liberal Arts Colorado State University

MY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Oxford College of Emory University (2017-Present)

    Role: Instructor
    • Development of Economic Thought: 1 section
    • Economic Statistics Lab: 1 section
    • Intermediate Microeconomics: 7 sections
    • Principles of Macroeconomics: 1 section
    • Principles of Microeconomics: 6 sections
  • Colorado State University (2010-2017)

    Role: Instructor
    • Intermediate Macroeconomics: 2 sections
    • Introduction to Econometrics: 4 sections (2 online)
    • Principles of Macroeconomics: 4 sections
    • Principles of Microeconomics: 9 sections
    • Regional Economics: 3 sections (3 online)
    Role: Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Economics of Social Issues: 1 section
    • Principles of Macroeconomics: 3 sections
    • Principles of Microeconomics: 3 sections
  • Front Range Community College (2013-2016)

    Role: Instructor
    • Principles of Macroeconomics: 7 sections
    • Principles of Microeconomics: 6 sections