What I Do.
I have published more than 40 research articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries spanning diverse topics in psychology, including romantic relationships, attachment, evolution, and psychosocial development.
I write popular posts on diverse science-related topics including, teaching, current scientific research, higher education, and book reviews.
I have extensive experience with science writing and communication for professional scientists and the public. I provide copy editing services for science writers, and am available for speaking engagements.
- Are Replication Rates in Psychology Actually Better Than Expected? (Despite Them Still Being Terrible, Of Course)I’ve been doing research into open science and the replication crisis in psychology recently for work (to make a case for open science practices in the education technology industry), and stumbled across this article on the replication crisis in psychology by Ulrich Schimmack. One particular part of the article caught my attention (highlighted in the … Read more
I hold a Ph.D. in psychology with a specialization in evolution and human development from Oakland University. I currently work as a Research Scientist for WGU Labs, an education innovation hub striving to advance ingenuity in the higher education space. I also serve as the Communications Officer for HBES.
I have always been passionate about the role of education in one’s life, believing that knowledge is an immensely transformative force for good. Science communication underlies much of my current professional effort, with the ultimate goal being to increase public scientific literacy and inspire learning.
I enjoy reading, writing, and running.