About me

Welcome! I am a data scientist applying machine learning tools and causal inference techniques to remote sensing data. I am an affiliated researcher with the Data-driven Analysis of Peace Project and a research collaborator with the Research on International Policy Implementation Lab.

I earned my PhD in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and my BA in Political Science from Haverford College. My academic work has been published or is forthcoming in the American Political Science Review, International Studies Quarterly, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and Political Science Research and Methods, among other outlets. This research explores the causes and consequences of political violence using a broad variety of methods such as latent variable models, geospatial analysis, and big data. I have taught quantitative methodology and international relations, and am a certified instructor with The Carpentries.