i am a user experience researcher at pinterest where i lead end-to-end research projects to improve creator activation and retention on the platform.

i earned my phd in sociology from the university of minnesota, twin cities. i received a b.a. (with research distinction) in sociology from the ohio state university in columbus, ohio. in my free time, i enjoy podcasts, baking, video games, and hiking. i live in minneapolis with my fiancée and our 3 cats.