Advanced proficiency


Advanced proficiency

Machine Learning

Familiar with all core algorithms

Bayesian Statistics

Focus on bayesian semi-parametrics

Git and Github


Advanced Proficiency



Support Specialist

UNC Research Computing

Jul 2019 – Present Chapel Hill, NC
Provide technical support to users of UNC’s HPC clusters and other research computing resources and teach classes on the use of research computing resources.

Graduate Assistant

Data Science Working Group (UNC)

Aug 2018 – Jan 2019 Chapel Hill, NC
Analayzed survey data, including the use of topic models, to support data science iniatives at UNC.

Replication Data Quality Reviewer

Odum Institute (UNC)

Jun 2018 – Aug 2019 Chapel Hill, NC
Verify that articles accepted to the American Journal of Political Science and State Politics and Policy Quarterly are replicable.

Teaching Assistant

UNC-Chapel Hill

Aug 2016 – Present Chapel Hill, NC
Taught discussion sections for:

  • Intro to Comparative Politics (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Race, Innocence, and the End of the Death Penalty


Grants and Awards

Harold J. Glass USAF Graduate Fellow

Tuition, fees, and stipend for academic year and summer

Uhlman Summer Research Fellowship

$3,500 to support travel to CSS Summer School Berlin: Multimedia Data

EACES-HSE Conference Travel Grant

$2,250 to support travel to EACES-HSE Conference in Moscow

Recent Posts

A frequent problem with any join, but in particular dplyr left_join, is key columns on the “left” dataset mapping to …

In my previous post on the Russian disinformation campaign, I used a topic model to examine what the Russian Internet Research Agency …

I recently presented my work on the Russian Twitter disinformation campaign at PolMeth 2020. Kudos to the organizers of the event - …

Using Gensim for Topic Models in Social Science Research Gensim is a fantastic Python module capable of handling large corpora of text …