The Road So Far

MSc, Ancient Worlds (Classics & Archaeology)
The University of Edinburgh
2021 - 2023
Master's Dissertation: Greek Magic and American Hoodoo: Rituals & Practices

BA, Classical Studies, cum laude
The University of Chicago
2009 - 2013
Senior Thesis: The Temple of Athena Nike: the Eroticization of Ancient Warfare through Drapery and Pose

Ancient and Medieval History Teacher
The Altamont School - Birmingham, Alabama
August 2022 - Present
Grade 12 Indigenous History of the Americas
Grade 9 Ancient World History: Prehistory until 476 CE
Grade 9 Medieval European History: 476 - 1453 CE
Volunteer: Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research, Sierra Club Outings, QuestBridge Alumni Advisory Council

Director, WE Learn
Urban Ministry - Birmingham, Alabama
January - August 2022

Secondary Social Studies & Middle School Science Teacher
El Alsson American International School - Cairo, Egypt
2020 - 2021
Grade 10 Modern World History II
Grade 10-12 Earth Science
Grade 9-12 Anthropology, Global Studies & Service
Grade 7 Integrated Science
*Adopted a male Persian cat and named him Apollo for the golden, sun-like quality of his fur
* Explored Greece (Athens, Delphi, Corinth, Loutraki, Epidaurus, Mycenae, and Evia Island)


Middle School Biology Teacher
Gimnasio El Hontanar - Bogotá, Colombia
Fall Semester Volunteer, 2019
*Explored bits of the Amazon Rainforest in Colombia, Peru, and Brazil

Instructor, The Ancient World (2019)
Instructor, Journeys and Explorations (2018), Instructor, Cloudy with a Chance of Science (2018)
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth - New York, NY
Summer 2019 & Summer 2018

English Language and Literature Teacher, Grade 9
Sakkara Language School in Maadi - Cairo, Egypt
2018 - 2019
Private Tutor: SAT Writing, Essay Writing
Volunteer: The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
*Visited/explored Cairo, Giza, Fayoum, Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Dahab, Sokhna, and Alexandria

English as a Second Language Instructor
Jishou University, Zhangjiajie Campus - Hunan, China
2017 - 2018
Advisor: Foreign Language Club
*Trekked in Nepal, beached in Thailand, temple hopped in Cambodia

Speaker & Event Coordinator 
Clear Law Institute - Arlington, Virginia
2016 - 2017
Volunteer: Essay Coach, QuestBridge Quest Scholars Network
Volunteer: The Library of Congress
Volunteer: DC Paws Rescue
*My father passed away on November 15, 2016 and changed the course of my life. Frog. 

Secondary Integrated Science I & II Teacher
South Floyd High School - Hi Hat, Kentucky
2015 - 2016
*Eastern Kentucky has a ways to go with racism, diversity, and inclusiveness

Communications Specialist
La Rabida Children's Hospital - Chicago, Illinois
2012 - 2015
2013 Skyline Award for Annual Reports
2013 Award of Excellence for Social Media