• Ph.D., Psychological and Brain Sciences, Boston University, 2016

    • Dissertation: “HIV-associated structural brain changes as related to cognition”

  • M.A., Psychology, Boston University, 2003

  • B.A., Psychology, Boston University, 2000


  • The Rivers School, Weston, MA, Science Faculty, 2011 - present

  • Wolfeboro Camp School, Wolfeboro, NH, Teaching Faculty, June 2018-present​

  • Belmont Hill School, Belmont, MA, Dorm Parent, 2015-present

  • ​​Berkshire School, Sheffield, MA, Science Faculty 2006-2010

  • Pine Manor College, Department of Psychology, Chestnut Hill, MA, Adjunct Instructor, 2005

  • Boston University, Department of Psychology, Boston, MA, Teaching Assistant and Discussion Section Leader, 2004-2005


The Rivers School Excellence with Humanity Award, 2018

  • Created in 2016 in honor of the school’s outstanding faculty and their selfless commitment to the Rivers community. Awarded by the Head of School to a faculty or staff member who exemplifies Excellence with Humanity.

Massachusetts FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge Compass Award, 2013

  • The Compass Award recognizes an adult Coach or Mentor who has given outstanding guidance and support to a Team throughout the year, and demonstrates to the Team what it means to be a Gracious Professional.

Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) Travel Award, 2004

  • Granted to trainees in the field of clinical neuroscience who are first authors on the most highly ranked abstracts selected for presentation at the OHBM conference

Boston University Clara Mayo Research Award, 2004

  • A memorial fellowship to support female doctoral students in the field of psychology



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