• M.A., Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (in progress), UCLA
  • MSA and Ammiya dialect studies, Qasid Arabic Institute
  • B.A., History, George Fox University


  • Medieval Arabic History, Philosophy, and Religion
  • Abbasid Period Intellectual history
  • House of Wisdom Translation Movement

Honors & Awards

  • 2023-2024: Division of Graduate Education Fellowship, UCLA
  • 2021: Phi Alpha Theta William E. Parrish Graduate Scholarship Award
  • 2020: Richter Scholar Research Grant, George Fox University


  • Community or Corporate Internships in History (HIST 195)