Assistant Professor of Political Science, Nazarbayev University, 2020-Current

Post-doctoral Researcher, Center for Peace and Security Studies, University of California, San Diego, 2018-2020

Visiting Instructor, Department of Political Science, Saint Louis University, 2017-2018

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science, University of Alabama, 2012-2013 and 2014-2017

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Political Science, University of Alabama 2013-2014    

International Studies Advising, University of Alabama, 2016-2017.

ICPSR (EITM Certification), 2014 and 2017


Treasurer, Political Science Graduate Students Association

Textbook Reviewer, Dixon, J.C., Singleton, R.A. and Straits, B.C.  (2015).  The Process of Social Research.  Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Discussant, University of Alabama Department of Political Science Colloquium, Dr. Kristen Wiegand, Fall 2014.


Time-Series Analysis workshop, April 2015, Dr. Walt Enders, University of Alabama


Academic Writing Workshop, April 2015, Dr. Doug Gibler, University of Alabama


Advisory Committee, The Citadel Magazine, 2008-2009                                                                                

Volunteer, University of Alabama Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference, 2015                    


Intern, Assistant to US Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman

Intern, Congressman Robert Aderholt (AL-4)

Intern, Luntz, Maslansky, and Associates (The Word Doctors) political consultancy

Cyber Security Awareness, PS 800 Certificate, George P. Schultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center, Foreign Service Institute, US Department of State