Highlighted CV

Education

  • Ph.D Physics – McGill University
  • California Institute of Technology – Audited mathematics courses
  • M.S. Physics – UCLA
  • B.A. Astrophysics cum laude and with honors – Wellesley College

Scientific Publications, Talks, Research, and Highlighted Contributions

  • Canadian Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics National Fellow (2012-2014)
  • Instructor of Record in Linear Algebra and Computational Physics at the University of Winnipeg (2014)
  • Published 12 refereed physics and astrophysics journal articles in The Astrophysical Journal, The Physical Review D, ICARUS, International Journal of Modern Physics, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, and The Journal of High Energy Physics with over 330 citations
  • 30 conference proceedings and other talks including at Harvard University, McGill University, The Perimeter Institute, CEA-Saclay in France, UCLA, CITA, and University of Michigan
  • Judged University of Winnipeg Randy Kobes Science Poster Contest five times
  • Served on Organizing Committee of the 15th Canadian Conference on General Relativity and Relativistic Astrophysics
  • Held major scholarships for four years at McGill University
  • UC Regents Stipend for UCLA
  • NSF REU MIT Haystack Observatory
  • NSF REU Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
  • Was awarded a NASA Massachusetts Spacegrant Scholarship
  • Peer Referee for The Journal of High Energy Physics

Writing Experience

  • 2018 – now AZ India Times Contributor
  • 2015-2017 Senior Editor/Interviewer for Wellesley Writes It and Contributor to Wellesley Underground
  • 2015 – now Freelance Writer and Novelist

Writing Presentations

  • Poetry displayed at The Millennium Library April, 2018
  • Poetry reading at McNally Robinson April 30, 2018
  • Poetry presented by Theatre by the River for Wine & Words April 28, 2018
  • Poetry reading in the Black Hole Theatre at University of Manitoba, April 5, 2017
  • Spoken word reading at Women’s Health Clinic party on September 23, 2016
  • CTV Appearance reading poem excerpt on Sept 19, 2016 morning news
  • Selected as one of ten writers to pitch a novel idea to Pitch to the Publishers at the Millennium Library in October 2015
  • Public reading for O Pen Workshop at University of Winnipeg in March 2015

Writing Workshops/Mentorships

  • 2018 Attended Steven Ross Smith’s Facing the Blank workshop at The University of Manitoba
  • 2018 Mentored by Carol Shields Writer in Residence Meira Cook
  • 2018 Mentored by Writer in Residence David Bergen at the University of Manitoba and attended Memory Tricks writing workshop
  • 2017 Attended Publishing 101 with Sam Beiko at The Millennium Public Library
  • 2017-2018 Mentored by Jennifer Still at the Millennium Public Library and attended Serious Play writing workshop
  • 2017 Attended Winnipeg’s Thin Air writing workshops
  • 2017 Mentored by Carol Shields Writer in Residence Katherena Vermette
  • 2016-2017 Mentored by Christine Fellows and John Samson at the Millennium Public Library
  • 2017 Mentored by Jenn Still and attended her Poetry Lab workshop at The University of Manitoba
  • 2016 Mentored by Steven Ross Smith and attended his Tonguing the Text workshop at the University of Manitoba
  • 2016 Mentored by Dr Jeanne Randolph and attended her Recycling Psychoanalysis workshop at The University of Manitoba
  • 2016 Mentored by Carol Shields Writer in Residence Rick Chafe
  • 2013, 2015 Attended Winnipeg’s Thin Air writing workshops
  • 2015 Mentored by Carol Shields Writer in Residence Jennifer Still and attended her O Pen Poetry Workshop at the University of Winnipeg
  • 2015 Mentored by poet Di Brandt at the Millennium Public Library and attended her poetry workshop

Conferences

  • 2017 Writing the Line Conference at The University of Winnipeg, Mar 3-4
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