I do project and research management work at Arizona State University, collaborating with interdisciplinary teams at the intersection of cooperation and cancer evolution research. I'm also the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Arizona Cancer Evolution Center (ACE) Scholars Program, a unique training and mentoring initiative for undergraduate students. For more details, please see the Professional Work section. 


    I'm pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership in higher education at Northern Arizona University. My research interests include mentoring, tech and higher ed, and barriers to student success - such as students' basic needs insecurity.


    My educational road trip includes:

    Northern Arizona University

    Educational Leadership, Ed.D

    I am currently working towards a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership. Served as Representative of the College of Education at the Graduate Student Government. Expected graduation December 2022.

    Northern Arizona University

    Educational Leadership, M.Ed

    I earned my Master's of Education in Educational Leadership, Community College/Higher Education in 2019.

    Illinois Institute of Technology

    Psychology, B.S.

    I graduated from Illinois Tech in 2016. Recipient of the International Scholarship and Alexander Hergan Scholarship. President of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, local chapter.

    Romanian University of Sciences and Arts

    Economics, B.S.

    I graduated from the Romanian University of Sciences and Arts Gheorghe Cristea (Bucharest, Romania) in 2012, with a specialization in Finances-Banking.