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EDUCATION

Ph.D Candidate Stanford School of Education Est. Graduation March 2015
Program in Learning Science & Technology Design & Program in Developmental and Psychological Sciences

B.S.H Stanford University Graduated June 2006 | Cumulative GPA: 3.5
Major: Science, Technology, and Society (with Honors) – Focus in Math | Minor: Arab & Middle Eastern Studies

Topics studied: Effectiveness of web-based learning programs | Design principles for technology-aided curriculum | Diffusion of innovation among different populations |


LAB RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant  Transformative Learning Technology Laboratory  Fall 2011-Present
» Designed and executed studies of motivation, engagement, and learning during science, math, and engineering workshops
» Acted as source of qualitative research expertise in a lab heavily focused on computational thinking and learning analytics
» Created literature reviews on markers of expertise, identity development in science activities
» Prepared conference proposals and publication manuscripts based on broad cross-section of learning and behavior data
» Managed four research assistants during research study design, execution, and analysis

Research Assistant  YouthLAB  Fall 2007-Spring 2011
» Assisted with longitudinal, mixed-methods study of middle-school student development of digital media skills
» Collected data about learning attitudes, access to technology, and learning experiences using surveys, interviews, and field notes
» Analyzed qualitative and quantitative data using SPSS, Nvivo, and MS Excel
» Presented on topics at local and national conferences

Research Project Leader  Identity, Culture, and Learning Project  Fall 2009-Summer 2011
» Coordinated with local tutoring program to design research project to assess impact of tutoring intervention
» Developed framework for analyzing impact of students’ academic identity and intelligence theories on achievement
» Created human subjects protocol, surveys, interview protocols, and field note guidelines to collect data on student experiences
» Recruited, trained, and managed 6 undergraduate research assistants to collect, input, and analyze data

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POLICY RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Intern  The Education Trust  Summer 2010
» Analyzed financial data for 50 state school systems to understand trends in spending over the past 20 years
» Created briefings on the impact of spending on employee benefits on state education budgets

Academy Associate  The Greenlining Institute  Summer 2008
» Developed reports and policy proposals advocating for increased financial transparency within California state government
» Communicated with state representatives and community organizations to assess current state of financial transparency
» Used California state databases and MS Excel to assess trends in state contracting with minority and female owned businesses

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BUSINESS/TECH EXPERIENCE

Marketing Intern  MQVN Community Development Corporation  May 2007-September 2007
» Executed collective marketing effort for two redeveloping business corridors and assisted with major emerging projects
» Collaborated with multi-sector team to develop strategy, marketing materials, and analysis to draw new businesses to area
» Assisted with acquisition of $220,000 grant for business projects; worked directly with 80 business owners

AdSense Coordinator  Google, Inc.  Sept. 2006-April 2007
» Developed client-service expertise by connecting with users world-wide to support the AdSense product
» Analyzed large scale data sets to recommend changes to user relationship process
» Performed market analysis and hosted workshops to strategize about expanding product to new demographics

Project Management Intern  Goldman Sachs & Co  Summer 2005
» Coordinated with local tutoring program to design research project to assess impact of tutoring intervention
» Developed framework for analyzing impact of students’ academic identity and intelligence theories on achievement
» Created human subjects protocol, surveys, interview protocols, and field note guidelines to collect data on student experiences
» Recruited, trained, and managed 6 undergraduate research assistants to collect, input, and analyze data

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