I am a researcher and policy analyst that approaches natural resource issues through the lens of public policy, public administration and public finance. I have a diverse set of skills and experience incorporating qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, spatial statistics and modeling, cartography, data visualization, and project management that I apply to basic and applied research.

current projects


Towards a theory of bureaucratic behavior in collaborative natural resource governance

This project uses the lens of institutional work to look at bureaucratic actors and the use of agency to create, transform and disrupt institutions. Through semi-structured interviews of Forest Service staff engaged in collaborative natural resource management, I seek to identify who is engaging in practice work and boundary work and how they are using these practices to disrupt and transform formal institutions, in this case, the US Forest Service.