Since July 2013, I am an Assistant Professor in the Work & Organizations Group at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota– Twin Cities. I received my PhD from the Institute for Work and Employment Research at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where my dissertation advisors were David Autor (MIT Economics) and Paul Osterman (MIT Sloan). I received my Bachelor's degree from the ILR School at Cornell University. I am also on the Graduate Faculty of Minnesota's Department of Applied Economics and the Minnesota Population Center (MPC), and am a member of the Social Media and Business Analytics Collaborative (SOBACO).

My research is on work and employment issues, especially on the economics of human resources. Most of my work involves working with companies to analyze their compensation plans, incentives, and staffing practices. I've done research with business-to-business salespeople, retail salespeople, police, firefighters, nurses, and manufacturing workers, and my research has been covered by national news outlets like the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, NBC News, PBS Newshour, LA Times, Deseret, the Baltimore Sun, and others. My current projects examine the effects of monitoring on productivity, job transfer policies, promotions from sales to sales management, how workers evaluate employers' reputations, and how managers screen job candidates.

My teaching includes compensation and benefits for Master's of HR students, negotiations for MBA students, and labor economics for PhD students. I've also taught a compensations and benefits class for Coursera learners, and run professional seminars in negotiations, compensation, and people analytics.