Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, England

Masters of Science, December 2018

Media Power and Public Affairs

Thesis: '#youtcanttweetwithus: The Impact of Hashtag Text on Community Formation within Social Movements Online, Supervisor: Sofia Collignon

University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

Bachelor of Arts, May 2010  

History and Political Science



University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

Department of Political Science, Anthony Gierzynski


2009 senior seminar project; later expanded through a second semester of independent study. Participated in designing and conducting a national survey of over 1,100 college students looking at the political themes presented in the Harry Potter book series and how they impact Millennial Generation politics. Findings were published in 2013 in Harry Potter and the Millennials: Research Methods and the Politics of the Muggle Generation


RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp., Charlotte, NC

Business Writer, 2018-present

Responsibilities include business writing, research expertise, and knowledge of mortgage servicing process. 

Shafesbury Films, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Creative Consultant “Carmilla”, Social Media Writer, Series Story Editor, 2014-2017

Wrote and curated content generating 70+ million views for client campaign - working on an international creative team. Campaign spanned four seasons of YouTube content, one podcast season, and one film; as well as short YouTube videos, Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook campaigns. 

Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Fort Mill, SC  

Business Support Associate, 2012-2017 

Responsibilities included management of bankruptcy and foreclosure risk-based compliance testing program for a team of 25 individuals from diverse backgrounds, as well as technical writing.