1997    B.A., Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Science, Lawrence University

                                2001    M.P.H., Epidemiology, University of Michigan

                                2006    Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of Michigan

POSITIONS: Since 2008, my primary position has been Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health. My work is highly collaborative and I am also affiliated with the following programs on campus:

2008-present   Affiliated Faculty, Arid Lands Studies, Graduate Interdisciplinary Program (

2012-present   Affiliated Faculty, Global Change, Graduate Interdisciplinary Program (

2012-present   Affiliated Faculty, Entomology and Insect Science, Graduate Interdisciplinary Program  (

2013-present   Assistant Professor, School of Animal and Comparative Biomedical Sciences (

2015-present   Assistant Professor, School of Geography and Development (


Formal Courses taught:

CPH 660 Infectious Disease Epidemiolog

CPH 606 Changing Global Health Policy through Cultural Understanding and Epidemiological Analysis

CPH 534 Infectious Disease and Development

       CPH 796A Epidemiology Doctoral Seminar