Research Interests:

  • Women and underrepresented STEM students in Higher Education
  • Effective teaching & learning in higher education, specifically focusing on how institutional processes, procedures and discourses coordinate translocal work
  • Ethnographic research methods, specifically Institutional Ethnography
  • Discourse analysis of higher education communications, instructional documents, and policy/procedure
  • Rigor in the curriculum design and program evaluation process.

Academic Area:

  • Higher Education Administration.


PhD, University of North Dakota, Teaching and Learning (Higher Education), 2016
MEd, Westminster College, Adult Education, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2012
BS, University of Utah, Political Science, 2006