I am a PhD Candidate in UC Berkeley's department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. Previously, I studied at Johns Hopkins' School of Advanced International Studies where I earned an M.A. in International Relations and at Wesleyan University where I did my undergraduate studies. Before starting my degree at Berkeley, I spent a number of years living and working in different parts of Africa including Peace Corps service in Niger and a year with the World Bank in Malawi.
My current research projects include: