• Ph.D. Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (Levantine Archaeology), University of California, Los Angeles (in progress)
  • M.Div. Concentration in Near Eastern Studies, magna cum laude, Trinity International University (2017)
  • B.S. Management Computer Systems, Minor in Multimedia and Graphic Design, University of Wisconsin: Whitewater (2011)


  • Ritual Practices
  • Near Eastern Archaeology
  • Hebrew Bible
  • Digital Humanities

Honors & Awards

  • Graduate Summer Research Mentorship, Graduate Division, UCLA (2018)
  • Graduate Dean’s Scholarship, Graduate Division, UCLA (2017)
  • Multicultural Scholarship, Trinity International University (2014)
  • Distinguished Leader Scholarship, Trinity International University (2014)


  • First Civilizations
  • Jerusalem: The Holy City
  • Archaeology, Identity, and the Bible

Academic Services

  • Communications Officer, American Institute of Archaeology, Los Angeles County Chapter (2018–Present)
  • President, Humanities Council, University of California: Los Angeles (2018–Present)


  • Ancient: Akkadian, Aramaic, Biblical Hebrew, Middle Egyptian, Hellenistic Greek
  • Modern: German, French