About Me

I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at Clark University. I earned my PhD from the University of Michigan in 2022.


My research is in development economics and economic history with a focus on human capital – especially health – and the intergenerational transmission of poverty in modern and historical developing economies. In my work, I show that:


I teach development economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels as well as principles courses. In teaching evaluations:

LGBTQ+ Inclusion

As an openly gay economist, I work to increase inclusion in the profession as a mentor in the CSQIEP LGBTQ+ Mentorship Program. I did the same in college sports as an out NCAA Division I student-athlete on the University of Arizona Men's Swimming Team.