• PhD.    2023, expected;   The Ohio State University, Arts Administration, Education, and Policy, Cultural Policy specialization.  Research Interests: creative sector identity, embodiment, queer theory, arts-based inquiry, lifelong learning, accessibility, research to practice.
  • M.A.    2008   The Ohio State University, Arts Policy & Administration
    Committee: Dr. Margaret J. Wyszomirski & Dr. James H. Sanders, III
  • B.A.     2003   University of California, San Diego, Economics; Minor, Art History & Criticism


  • Certified Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper, The Ohio State University, Suicide Prevention Program REACH Training, 2019.
  • 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.