I am an Assistant Teaching Professor in the First Year Engineering Program and affiliate faculty in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University in Boston. I primarily teach first year engineering design courses and also conduct research in engineering education. I serve on the leadership team for the Disability Alliance, an employee affinity group on campus.

Previously, I was a Lecturer (Teaching) in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geomatic Engineering at University College London and also served as the Inclusion Lead. For two years, I coordinated a year-long capstone project for Masters of Engineering and Masters of Science students (The Integrated Design Project) and collaborated with colleagues on other design teaching. In 2020, I was awarded Fellowship of the UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

I earned my PhD in Engineering Education from Virginia Tech where my dissertation explored interorganizational collaboration in the first year of a public-private partnership focused on middle school STEM education. This work was conducted within the VT PEERS Project, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program. You can download a reflective tool for collaborating across organizations based on this research. While at Virginia Tech, I also participated in the NSF-funded project Gatekeepers to Broadening Participation in Engineering, considering factors around engineering college-going.

My interest in engineering education was sparked as an undergraduate student at Northeastern University, where I earned my BSc in Civil Engineering with an environmental concentration and collaborated with First Year Engineering faculty on research and community engagement projects.

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