Selected Honors

  • (2023) Dex Whittinghill III Award for the Best Contributed Paper on Statistics and Data Science Education, Mathematical Association of America, MathFest

  • (2022) Project NExT Fellow, Red ‘22 Cohort, Mathematical Association of America

  • (2021) Young Alumni Award, Olivet Nazarene University

  • (2017 - 2020) Multi-disciplinary Program in Education Sciences (MPES) Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences.

Grant Funding

2023 - 2025

  • Co-Principal Investigator, HSI Pilot Project: Impact of Learning Assistants onvSTEM Identity for Students Historically Underrepresented in STEM. National Science Foundation, with Bradley McCoy (PI) and Elijah Roth (Co-PI). Award Number: 2247670. Funding: $199,991.


  • Co-Principal Investigator, NSF IUSE HSI Planning Grant: Impact of Learning Assistants on STEM Identity for Students Historically Underrepresented in STEM. Faculty Research Council Planning Grant, Azusa Pacific University, with Bradley McCoy (PI) and Elijah Roth (Co-PI). Funding: $3,687.

2022 - 2024

  • Principal Investigator, Statistical cognition and visualization of meta-analytic data for education research. Faculty Research Council Grant, Azusa Pacific University. Funding: $6,000.


This paper presents methods for using extant data to improve properties of estimators of the standardized mean difference effect size. …

The evidence-based decision-making movement often assumes that once evidence is available (e.g., via the What Works Clearinghouse), …

As the body of scientific evidence about effective policies and practices grows, so does the need to effectively communicate that …

Several programs of research have sought to assess the replicability of scientific findings in different fields, including economics …

As a result of the evidence based decision making movement, the number of randomized trials evaluating educational programs and …

Geophagy, the craving and purposive consumption of earth, is commonly reported during pregnancy. To date, most studies of geophagy have …

Working Papers & Books


  • Azusa Pacific University
    Department of Mathematics, Physics & Statistics
    901 E. Alosta Ave
    Azusa, CA 91702