About Me

I am an Assistant Professor in the Division of Public Health at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. I completed my postdoctoral training in the Division of Prevention and Community Research at the Yale School of Medicine and at the Child Health and Development Institute of Connecticut, Inc.

Educational Background:

PhD in Child Study and Human Development, Tufts University (2016)             

Master of Public Health, University of Connecticut School of Medicine (2010)

Master of Science in Criminology, University of Pennsylvania (2008)                       

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish (Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude), Smith College (2007)

While a doctoral student, I was a Radcliffe/Rappaport Doctoral Policy Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services. In addition, prior to receiving my PhD, I worked as a Psychological and Behavioral Analyst for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.