I am a postdoctoral research associate in the Center of Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University. I have a Ph.D. degree in Agricultural, Environmental, and Regional Economics from Pennsylvania State University. My research interests are in regional economics, labor economics, international economics, and agricultural economics. My teaching interests include but are not limited to microeconomics, econometrics, and principle courses in macroeconomics and statistics. I am on the job market for 2018/2019.