I am a PhD Candidate in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. My dissertation focuses on International Security Cooperation during the post-9/11 period. I am Co-Supervised by Professor Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Dr Alejandro Quiroz Flores. I am a Research Assistant and Co-Author on a project on Native American Governance, led by Professor Kristian Skrede Gleditsch and Dr Florian G. Kern, funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation. My research interests include international conflict and cooperation, international security, political violence, state repression, human rights, secrecy, spatial econometrics, machine learning. I am an Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Alumnus 2016, Duke University.