EDUCATION

PH.D. IN COMMUNICATION

May, 2021

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Dissertation: “More than a good story: Enjoyment and appreciation in narrative persuasion.”
Advisor: Melanie C. Green, Ph.D.

M.A. IN COMMUNICATION

May, 2017

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Thesis: “Restorative narrative: A new approach to prosocial media.”
Advisor: Melanie C. Green, Ph.D.

B.S., WITH DISTINCTION, IN PSYCHOLOGY

May, 2015

James Madison University
Minor in Sociology
Thesis: "Helicopter parenting and parent-child attachment."
Advisor: Monica Reis-Bergan, Ph.D.