Ph.D. in Economics, Colorado State University; 2017 (expected)

M.A. in Economics, Colorado State University; 2013

M.S. in Physics, University of Arkansas; 2007

B.S. in Physics and B.S. in Math, University of Arkansas; 2005



Title: A General Equilibrium Approach to Option Values in Application to Fracking Policy

Committee: Terrence Iverson (chair), Stephan Weiler, Dale Manning, and Harvey Cutler



Colorado State University     Instructor:  2011-present

Resident Instructor:

Principles of Microeconomics (FA16), Intermediate Microeconomics (SP16), Intermediate Macroeconomics (FA14, SP15, FA15), Math Camp (FA16)

Online Instructor:

Issues in Environmental Economics (SUM 14, FA14), Intermediate Macroeconomics (SP15, FA15, SU16), Intermediate Microeconomics (SP16)

Assistant Instructor

Quantitative Methods for Economists (Graduate Level)(FA16)


Macroeconomic Analysis I, Macroeconomic Analysis II (Graduate Level Courses)

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Principles of Microeconomics  (4 semesters), Principles of Macroeconomics  (2 semesters)


Front Range Community College (Fort Collins, CO)    Adjunct Instructor: 2009-2014

Introduction to Astronomy I, Introduction to Astronomy II

Introductory Algebra, College Algebra, College Trigonometry


Health Sciences and Human Services High School (Whitecenter, WA)    Teacher: 2007-2008

Remedial Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II


University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Graduate Teaching Assistant: 2005-2007

University Physics, Introduction to Astronomy




Option Value, Learning, and Local Opposition to Hydraulic Fracturing

Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Fifth Annual Summer Conference

Breckenridge CO 2016


Frack or Ban

Graduate Student Showcase (poster)

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 2016


Learning, Uncertainty, and Local Opposition to Hydraulic Fracturing

Western States Graduate Workshop

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 2015


The Impact of Alcohol on Risk and Time Preferences – an Experimental Approach

Western States Graduate Workshop

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT




Outstanding Graduate Research Award, 2016

Chapman Graduate Workshop in Experimental Economics, 2015

Departmental Research Assistantship Award, 2014

Front Range Community College Master Teacher Nominee, 2011



MatLab, Stata, Python