I am a Professor of Mathematics at Central Michigan University. Since August 2019, I have also served as Department Chair. My research interests lie in algebraic combinatorics and representation theory; primarily in the theory of crystal bases.
Prior to coming to Central Michigan University, I was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Computational and Experimental Mathematics at Brown University during the thematic semester entitled “Automorphic Forms, Combinatorial Representation Theory and Multiple Dirichlet Series”, where my postdoctoral mentor was Anne Schilling from UC Davis. In Fall 2013, I held a postdoctoral fellowship from The City College of New York, where my mentor was Gautam Chinta. In 2012, I earned by Ph.D. in Mathematics at the University of Connecticut under the direction of Kyu-Hwan Lee.