I am finishing a PhD in sociology at Cornell University. I received my BA from the University of Chicago in International Studies. My research draws on my background in statistics, programming, languages, and social science, so I am especially passionate about teaching these subjects. I am also a firm believer in the importance of basic math and writing skills, and as Teaching Assistant at Cornell my most rewarding experience was always seeing the improvement in my student's essays during the semester.
My teaching philosophy is that students learn best when given the opportunity to explore and apply the material on their own. My role as an instructor is to help guide that exploration and untangle any obstacles that prevent the student from internalizing and applying new knowledge. In my free time, I enjoy running, baking, and video games.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: University of Chicago - Bachelor in Arts, International Policy Analysis
Graduate Degree: Cornell University - Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology
GRE Quantitative: 800
GRE Verbal: 770
Running, baking, video games
Basic Computer Literacy
Computational Problem Solving
Elementary School Math
Technology and Computer Science