- Ph.D. in Anthropology, Evolutionary Stream with graduate minor in Statistics – Washington State University, 2019
- M.A. in Anthropology, Evolutionary Stream – Washington State University, 2015
- B.A. with Highest Distinction in Anthropology & Psychology – University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2012
- 2019 - Present: Research Fellow
- Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse; Toulouse, France
- 2019 - Present: Adjunct Faculty
- Department of Anthropology, Washington State University; Pullman, WA, USA
- 2017 - 2018: Research Assistant
- NSF BCS cross-funded grant, Testing multi-disciplinary theories of leadership using a cross-cultural database (#1628509), P.I. Edward Hagen.
- 2014: Research Assistant
- NSF BCS Cultural Anthropology grant, Suicide in 245 Cultures (#1355469), P.I. Edward Hagen.
Select research awards indexed here.
- The IAST Multidisciplinary Prize, 27,160€. May 29th, 2020.
- Testing Evolutionary Alternative Models of Third-Party Punishment: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Co-applicants: Francesca De Petrillo, Zachary Garfield, Alberto Micheletti, Catherine Molho.
- National Science Foundation – Cultural Anthropology Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (#1823324), $23,220. May 7th, 2018
- Testing evolutionary theories of leadership in a population of transitional foragers, PI: Edward Hagen.
- National Science Foundation – Standard Grant (#1628509), $91,619. September 1st, 2016
- Testing multi-disciplinary theories of leadership using a cross-cultural database, Co-authored grant submitted by PI: Edward Hagen.
- Crowd funded grant on Experiment.com, $919. May 25th, 2015.
- Prestige, dominance, and leadership among the Chabu hunter-gatherers of Ethiopia, doi: 10.18258/3735.
- WSU Vancouver College of Arts and Sciences Research Grant, $3,000. December 18th, 2014.
- Prestige, dominance, and leadership among the Chabu hunter-gatherers of Ethiopia.
- University of Nebraska–Lincoln – UCARE Research Grant, $3,400. 2009-2011.
- The Ecology of Prosocial Status Attainment in Egalitarian Societies, with Dr. Raymond Hames.