University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, 2004 -- 2009

Ph.D. in Physics, September 2009
Dissertation Title: Phase Transitions in Strongly Interacting Quantum Systems
Area of Specialization: Condensed Matter Physics
Research Advisor: Richard T. Scalettar
Committee Members: Richard T. Scalettar, Warren E. Pickett, Ching-Yao Fong
M.S. in Physics, 2005

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, 2000 -- 2004

B.S. in Physics, Mathematics minor
Summa cum laude, with honors

Academic Positions

08/2013 -- present University of West Florida
Assistant Professor
09/2011 -- 08/2013 University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Postdoctoral Scholar (Advisor: Prof. E. Babaev)
09/2009 -- 08/2011 Georgetown University / Joint Quantum Institute
Postdoctoral Scholar (Advisors: Profs. M. Rigol and V. Galitski)
09/2004 -- 09/2009 University of California at Davis
Graduate Student (Advisor: Prof. R. T. Scalettar)
08/2003 -- 05/2004 Northern Arizona University
Undergraduate Researcher (Advisor: Prof. G. L. W. Hart)
06/2003 -- 08/2003 Brookhaven National Laboratory
Summer Scholar (Advisor: Prof. M. White)

Short Term Visits

October 2011 Visiting ScientistDepartment of Theoretical Physics
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
April 2011 Visiting ScientistDepartment of Physics
Indian Institute of Science
October-November 2010 Visiting ScientistKavli Institute of Theoretical Physics
University of California, Santa Barbara
June 2008 Visiting ScientistInstituto de Física
Universidad Federal do Rio de Janeiro
November 2005 Visiting ScientistDepartment of Physics
University of Cincinnati