PhD Candidate in Political Science

University of California, San Diego

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I am a behavioral scientist with over 7+ years of experience using mixed methods to understand attitudes and behavior of individuals. I have also taught undergraduate courses on research design and data analysis, focusing on making informed decisions with data.

I have a keen interest in UX, particularly in Games User Research. I feel excited about utilizing my research skills to enhance the player experience.


  • Research Design
  • Data Analysis
  • User Research
  • Surveys
  • Experiments
  • Interviews
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MA in Political Science, 2019

UC San Diego

MA in Chinese Studies, 2017

University of Michigan

BA in Political Science, 2015

University of Toronto



Data Analytics for the Social Sciences (Winter 2022, UCSD)

-An introductory undergraduate course on research design and data analytics using Excel, Stata, and R.


Making Policy with Data (Summer 2021, UCSD)

-An upper-level undergraduate course on developing research designs to make informed policy decisions with data.

Industry Experience

I have been working as an independent UX Consultant since July 2022, leveraging my knowledge in psychology and video games to assist game developers in elevating player experience across console, PC, and mobile games.

My favorite games are: Dota 2, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Assassin's Creed: Origins, The Last of Us Part I, and Detroit: Become Human.

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UX Consultant - Independent

July 2022 - Present