Greetings! I am a Research Associate and Data Scientist for the Evaluation and Learning Research Center as well as the administrator for STEMEdhub.org. I have previously worked as a data analyst with Space Management and Academic Scheduling at Purdue University and as the Data Operations Manager at the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colorado. I have over fifteen years of experience as a data scientist. I also have experience in evaluation and the development of educational programs. I hold bachelor degrees in Mathematics/Computer Science and Industrial Management both from Purdue University.
I'm interested in research with online science education communities of practice and the communication of science through citizen science.I'm also interested and involved in the research of undergraduate research experiences and how it contributes to a students overall learning experience.