I am a Senior Data Project Manager at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan.  I am also a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh.  My research interests include American politics, representation, judicial politics, state and local politics, political behavior, and public opinion.  My research has appeared in political science journals, including Political Research Quarterly, American Politics Research, Justice System Journal, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, and Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc.

I received my BA in political science and German from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and my MPA from Eastern Michigan University.