I am an Assistant Professor of Economics affiliated with the Arkansas Center for Research in Economics (ACRE) at the University of Central Arkansas where I teach courses in Global Environment of Business, Micro- and Macroeconomics. I also co-lead an economics reading group each semester as well as serve as the ACRE Undergraduate Research Fellows Coordinator.
I completed my Master's and Ph.D. at West Virginia University and my Bachelor's in Economics from the College of Charleston.
My primary research fields are health and public economics, with particular emphasis on research related to contemporary public health crises. My work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals including Contemporary Economic Policy and Growth & Change.