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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. History, Anthropology, Science, Technology, and Society (HASTS) Program. PhD Candidate. Sept. 2014 – Present.

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY. Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy, Departmental Honors; Minor in Philosophy. Aug. 2006 – May 2010.

St. Andrews University, St. Andrews, Scotland; Study Abroad Program. Spring 2009.


History of Science. With Dr. David Kaiser, MIT. Topics included: ancient philosophy; medieval history; Copernican revolution; early modern history; Victorian science; life sciences; Cold War science; modern physics.

Common List. With Dr. Stefan Helmreich, MIT. Topics included: positivism vs. anti-positivism; sociology of scientific knowledge (SKK); actor-network theory (ANT); technological determinism vs. social constructivism; gender and STS; environment, nature, and STS; biopolitics; history and STS of aliens / SETI; history and STS of astrobiology; sensing and representation

Feminist Epistemology. With Dr. Sally Haslanger, MIT. Topics included: sex and gender; transgender philosophy; intersectionality; political theory; Marxist feminism; psychoanalytic / French feminism; feminist science; feminist epistemology; post-humanism; the body and reproduction.


 Space Exploration and Interplanetary Habitation. Dr. Marie-Pier Boucher. Spring 2019

Einstein, Oppenheimer, Feynman: Physics in the 20th Century. Dr. David Kaiser. Spring 2017.

History of Technology. With Dr. Merritt Roe Smith. Spring 2016.

Rise of Modern Science. With Drs. Hanna Shell and Will Deringer. Fall 2015.


Changemakers Award, awarded by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. May 2018. 

Wenner-Gren Dissertation Fieldwork Grant, awarded by the Winner Gren Foundation. 2017 – 2018.

Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, awarded by the Social Science Research Council. Summer 2016.

National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Honorable Mention. March 2015.

J. Kenneth Jamieson Presidential Fellowship, awarded by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Sept. 2014.

Weitzel-Barber Art Prize, awarded by Vassar College. Summer 2010.

Sigma Xi, membership in science society, warded by Vassar College June 2010.


Making Contact 2018. Lead Organizer and Moderator. U.C. Berkeley + online. May 2018. 

Society for Social Studies of Science Conference, Boston, Massachusetts. Nov. 2017.

American Association of Geographers Conference, Boston, Massachusetts. April 2017.

Society for Social Studies of Science Conference, Denver, ColoradoNov. 2015.

“Bio-Objects” Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Oct. 2015.

Northeast Science, Technology, and Society Conference, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. March 2015. 

Physics Day. Co-Organizer, History of Science Program at Harvard University. April 2015.


HASTS Admissions Committee. MIT. Dec. 2018-Current. 

Title IX Office Graduate Community Fellow, MIT. Spring 2017 – Current.    

Chancellor’s Advisory Committee, MIT. Spring 2017.       

Current Title IX Advisory Board, MIT. 2015 – 2017. 

Kaufman Teaching Certificate Program (KTCP), MIT. Spring 2016.

Judge, INSPIRE Contest for High School Students at MIT. Springs 2015 – 2018.

Miller Prize Lecture Committee 2016, MIT. Spring 2016.

Morison Prize Committee, MITSpring 2015.

Cellist, The String Orchestra of Brooklyn Ensemble, Duet Portmanteau March 2012 – June 2014.

Cellist, Vassar College Orchestra and Chamber Ensembles. Aug. 2006 – May 2010.

Mentor, “Let’s Get Ready!” Tutoring Program for underserved youth, New York, NY     Summer 2009.

President, Feminist Alliance at Vassar CollegeSept. 2000 – May 2010

Secretary, Feminist Alliance at Vassar College. Sept. 2006 – May 2009

SCIENTIFIC WORK + INTERNSHIPS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Visiting Researcher. Breakthrough Listen, U.C. Berkeley. April 2018 – Current.

NASA’s ATV-1 “Jules Verne” MAC Mission Participant, through the SETI Institute. Sept. -Oct. 2008.

Research Intern, SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA. June – Aug. 2008.

Research Intern, Vassar College Undergraduate Research Symposium (URSI). Summer 2007.

Lab assistant, Vassar College Class of 1951 Observatory. Sept. 2006 – May 2010.


Marketing Director, Edelman Sultan Knox Wood / Architects, New York, NY. March 2011 –  June 2014.

Writer, New York AIA Center for Architecture, e-Oculus Magazine. 2013 – 2014. 

Freelance, New York, NY. March 2011 –  June 2014.

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