Resume

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Education

Ph.D. in Linguistics  Jan 2016
University of California, San Diego
Thesis: Cross-language Activation and the Phonetics of Code-switching

M.A. in Linguistics  June 2009
Northwestern University
Thesis: Semantic Contextual Cues and Listener Adaptation to Foreign-Accented English

B.A. in Linguistics / International Studies  June 2009
Northwestern University
Academic Honors: Cum laude, Dean’s List Quarters Fall 2005 – Fall 2007

Work Experience

Senior Data Scientist  Apr 2018 – present
Classy

  • Managed development of team Knowledge Repository and coordinated external blog posts
  • Oversaw building of lead scoring model of potential clients

Data Scientist  May 2017 – Apr 2018
Classy

  • Analyzed experimental results on nonprofit donation optimization
  • Built Product KPI dashboard

Post Doctoral Researcher  Jan 2016 – Mar 2017
Département d’Etudes Cognitives (DEC), Ecole Normale Supérieure

  • Analyzed speech of Huntington’s Disease patients with signal processing algorithms
  • Designed experiments to test language and social cognition skills

Graduate Student Sep 2010 – Jan 2016
Department of Linguistics, University of California, San Diego

  • Designed experiments to test early Spanish-English bilinguals’ language systems
  • Conducted statistical analyses with hierarchical models

Community Engagement

Course Creator  2018 – present
DataCamp: A/B Testing in R

Course Creator  2016 – present
R for Publication

Founder and Co-organizer  2017 – present
R-Ladies San Diego

Directory Co-maintainer  2017 – present
R-Ladies Global Communication Team

Co-founder  2016
R-Ladies Paris

Team Member  2016
#barbarplots Kickstarter on data visualization

Skills

Programming Languages: R (expert), SQL (advanced), Python (intermediate), JavaScript (beginner)

Preferred Stack: R::ggplot2, R::dplyr, R::tidyverse, R::Shiny, R::lme4, d3.js

Tools: Git, RStudio, Praat

Languages: English (native), Spanish (conversational), Italian (conversational), French (beginner)

Citizenships: United States of America, Italy

 

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