Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Rochester, July 2017-present.


Ph.D. Economics, Duke University, 2017.
M.A. Economics, University of Colorado Denver, 2010.
B.A. Economics with Honors, Calvin College, 2008.


Public Economics, Economics of Education, Applied Microeconomics, History of Economics


  • 2020 (including scheduled): Workshop on Labor Economics and Public Policy, Clemson
  • 2019: NBER Education (Spring), UEA, Cleveland FRB, NYU, Cornell
  • 2018: ASSA, AEFP, Duke, ITAM, SUNY Buffalo
  • 2017: Penn State, UMass Amherst, Rochester, Yale SOM, AEFP, NAEd, SOLE, APPAM
  • 2016: ASSA, CU Denver, AEFP, HOPE, UNC Chapel Hill
  • 2015: Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought, HES
  • 2014: ASSA, HOPE
Grants and Awards

  • Russell Sage Foundation-Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Pipeline Grant ($29,809), 2020-2021.
  • National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship, 2016.