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 University, 2008.


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


  • 2021 (incl. sched.): ASSA, Penn State, Montana State
  • 2020: Clemson; AEFP; UAB-Barcelona GSE; Arizona State; Wisconsin
  • 2019: NBER Education (Spring); Urban EA; 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
Grants and Awards

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