Thank you for visiting my website. I am an ultra marathon runner, amateur photographer, author, and consultant living in the Kansas City metro area.
Since 2017 I have worked as a full-time contractor for Cisco Systems’ Corporate Affairs Insights Team, which specializes in the research and evaluation of Cisco's CSR initiatives. Previously, I lived in DC and Arizona, where I worked as a researcher/consultant specializing in civil-military relations and post-conflict reconstruction. I also served as a GRA at Kansas State University, where I worked on several research projects pertaining to humanitarian NGO insecurity in conflict zones.
I hold a PhD in Security Studies from Kansas State University (2016)and an MS from George Mason University's School of Policy and Government (2010). Please feel free to contact me by e-mail or via my LinkedIn page.