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I have over 10 years of experience working on collaborative, international research projects. In my current position at Trellis Strategies, I direct my research skills towards improving student success at under-served institutions of higher education. During my PhD in Linguistics, I worked with the Ticha Project, an interdisciplinary team of Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars to make Zapotec language and history more accessible to a transnational Zapotec audience.

When I’m not doing research, I enjoy dancing, baking, and needlecrafts (mostly embroidery and knitting). I also hang out on Bluesky and read fantasy novels.


I’m interested in mixed-methods research with a strong qualitative bent. I love building data-driven solutions that help make people’s lives better!


I enjoy working on projects that center the needs of the research participants and that feed into direct action in support of community goals.


As a linguist, I am trained to think analytically about language & culture, including intercultural communication, accessibility, and language justice.