Ph.D.    2023 (expected)  Arts Administration, Education and Policy. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Specialization: Cultural Policy
Dissertation: Embodied experiences of (some) nonprofit arts administrators: A queer, arts-based inquiry walking policy, practice, and professional lines. Chair: Dr. James H. Sanders, III. Committee members: Dr. Christine Ballengee Morris, Dr. Dana Carlisle Kletchka, Dr. JT Eisenhauer Richardson

M.A.     2008    Arts Policy & Administration. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Thesis committee: Dr. Margaret J. Wyszomirski & Dr. James H. Sanders, III

B.A.      2003    Economics. University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California. Minor: Art History & Criticism


  • Certified Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper, The Ohio State University, Suicide Prevention Program REACH Training, 2019, 2021.
  • CITI Program Training, Social and Behavioral, Human Subjects Protection & Responsible Conduct of Research, August 2019.
  • Certified Tourism Ambassador, Greater Columbus, 2016 – present.
  • Basic Building Blocks, tax preparation skills & corporate training, H&R Block; 2008/09.