Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae (highlights)


Ph.D. Candidate University of Washington (Political Science)
M.A. University of Washington (Political Science, 2017)
B.A. University of Washington (International Relations, Scandinavian Studies, 2015)

University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
Jean Monnet Summer School on European Security and Justice, 2016

Northern Arctic Federal University, Arkhangelsk, Russia
Russia in the Arctic Dialogue Winter School, 2019.


University of Washington, Teaching Assistant (2015-Present).
2018: African American Political Thought, Introduction to International Relations
2017: Introduction to International Relations, Eco-Capitalism, Modern Scandinavian Politics, Introduction to American Politics, Religion and World Politics
2016: Religion and World Politics, International Conflict, Comparative Public Policy

eWay Learning Center, Instructor (2018-2019).
English, Reading, Writing, Debate

Experience America, Instructor (2017-2019).
International Political Economy, International Relations, Marketing

Literacy Source, Instructor (2016-2018).
English, Reading, Writing

Peer Reviewed Publications (selected)

Incompatible Futures: Frontier Nostalgia and Southern Discourses of the Arctic. Arctic Yearbook 2019, 1-20 (2019).

Decolonizing Gray Spaces: Storytelling and Arts as Political Activism Among Sámi Herders.  Ecologia Politica, 57 no. 1, 43-50 (2019).

The ‘Duel” Level Domestic Legal Situation of Russia’s Peoples of the Far North.  Current Developments in Arctic Law 6 no. 1, 25-32 (2018).

The Handshake that Made History: The Norwegian-Minnesotan Troop Exchange.  Cross Section 2 no. 1, 4-15 (2015).

Janteloven and Social Conformity in Thorbjørn Egner’s Literature.  NCUR 5 no. 1, 547-554 (2014).

The Anthropocene as a Guiding Principle in Indigenous-Inclusive Education. Ethical Research Approaches to Indigenous Knowledge Education (forthcoming).

Social Values and Building Pressures: Social Acceptance of Sustainable Energy Projects in Scandinavia. The Discourse of Sustainability in Europe: Climate Change, Clean Energy, and Justice (forthcoming).

Within Our Borders: Sámi Mobilization, the Scandinavian Response, and World War II. Managing Multicultural Scandinavia (forthcoming).

Grants and Awards (selected)

FLAS Fellowship (2019, 2018)
Science Debate Grant (2019)
UW Impacting Woman Award (2019)
ICE LAW Grant (2019)
EcoReps Student Award (2019)
Aurora Borealis Paper Award (2019)
Dr. Werner and Mrs. Margit Weingarten Endowed Fund Scholarship (2019)
Ione E. Curtis Research Grant (2018)
Normanna Lodge Grant (2018)
GSFEI Grant (2018)
Synnove Lien Endowed Fund Grant (2017)
Nordmanns Forbundet Pacific Northwest Chapter Fund (2017)
Jean Monnet Grant (2016)


Graduate President. Department of Political Science. University of Washington (2017-2019)

Peer to Peer Pedagogy. Department of Political Science. University of Washington (2017-2019)

Reviewer. University of Toronto Journal of Political Science (2018-2019)

Reviewer. The Graduate History Review (2018-2019)

Reviewer. Teaching and Learning Symposium (2018)

Panel Organizer for Nested in the North: Scandinavia in International Relations , Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies. (2018)

Steering Committee. Equality Initiative in Political Science. University of Washington (2017-2018)