Hometown: Kent, WA
Major: International Business & Marketing
Minor: Global Studies
Interesting Fact: I have participated in 11 different study abroad programs and became the first student in WSU’s 127-year history to ever have studied on all seven continents.
Research Programs: (1) McNair Scholar research project in educational psychology, focusing on developing a survey to investigate study abroad destination choices (mentored by Dr. Chad Gotch). (2) Honors Thesis in analyzing of influential factors of undergraduates’ study abroad destinations (mentored by Dr. Christine Oakley). (3) NASPA Undergraduate Fellow research project focusing on how Pride Foundation scholarship support impacts their scholars across 5 states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington regarding university retention and academic performance (mentored by Dr. Matthew Jeffries). I have also given several presentations at conferences throughout the U.S., and have received a SURCA Gray Award, an Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the Scott and Linda Carson Undergraduate Research Endowed Excellence Fund, and multiple travel grants. In fall 2018, I received the NASPA Region V Undergraduate Rising Star Award.