|Present||Associate Professor, San Jose State University ‐ Public Health and Recreation|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2017 - Present||Coordinating Committee Member, Spirit of 1848 Caucus of the American Public Health Association||2017 - Present||History Subcommittee member, Spirit of 1848 Caucus of the American Public Health Association||2012 - 2015||Evaluation Consultant, Native American Health Center, Family Wellness Unit||2012||Guest, National Public Radio, Talk of the Nation||2009 - 2012||Study Director, Study on Supportive Environments for California Veterans||2006 - 2010||Co-Coordinator for West Africa, Study on Former Girl Soldiers||Peer-Reviewer, American Journal of Epidemiology||Peer-Reviewer, Journal of Traumatic Stress||Peer-Reviewer, Social Science and Medicine|
Honors and Awards
- Early Career Investigator Award, San Jose State University (2016)
- Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley (2010)
|2012||Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of California - Berkeley ‐ School of Public Health|
|2006||M.Phil., International Development Studies, Oxford University|
|2002||B.A., Government, Harvard University|
Peer Reviewed Publications (25)
Facilitating War-Affected Young Mothers’ Reintegration: Lessons from a Participatory Action ...
International Journal of Social Science Studies (2013)
Young women and girls formerly associated with armed forces and armed groups face multiple challenges. Many become pregnant or have ...