Experience

Dissertation:

My dissertation is concerned with building formal models and applying empirical testing for understanding the political behavior of Hispanics in the United States Congress.

Technical Skills:

R (Software), STATA, Orange, SPSS, WordStat, ATLAS.ti, Nvivo, NodeXL, Gephi, Power BI, RATS, EViews, Lisrel, Data Collection Methods, Time Series Analysis, Survey Research, Multilevel Modeling, Qualitative Research Design, Social Network Analysis.

Relevant Coursework:

American Politics, Courts and Policy, Congress and Policy, Civil Institutions, Policy Analysis, Electoral Law, Social Network Analysis, Political Psychology, Teaching Seminar.

PhD Education

Political Science. University of Texas at Dallas (2017- ongoing)

Masters

Political Science. University of Texas at Dallas (Fall 2020)

Masters

Public Policy and Management. University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (2016)

Graduate Certificate

Economic & Demographic Data Analysis. University of Texas at Dallas (Fall 2020)

Graduate Teaching Certificate

University of Texas at Dallas (2020)

Bachelor

Sociology (Cum Laude) University of Texas at Brownsville (2013)

Academic Experience

Teaching Experience

  1. University of Texas at Dallas (UTD); Dallas, TX School of Economic, Political and Policy Studies Teaching Assistant (in Doctoral Program) 2017- ongoing

  2. University of Texas at Dallas (UTD); Dallas, TX School of Economic, Political and Policy Studies
    Instructor Fall 2021

  3. University of Texas at Dallas (UTD); Dallas, TX School of Economic, Political and Policy Studies
    Instructor Summer 2021

  4. University of Texas at Dallas (UTD); Dallas, TX School of Economic, Political and Policy Studies
    Instructor Summer 2020

  5. University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV); Brownsville, TX Department of Public Affairs and Security Studies
    Lecturer 2016-2017

Courses Offered

• PAFF-4325-90L- Introduction to Public Personnel Management (2016 - 2017)

• PAFF-4300-90L-Introduction to Public Administration (2016 - 2017)

• GSST-4315-90L- Global Security Studies (2016 - 2017)

• GOVT 2306 State and Local Government (Summer 2020)

• GOVT 2305 National Government (Summer 2021)

• PSCI 3303 Civil Liberties (Fall 2021)

Participation as a Teaching Assistant

• GOVT 2305 National Government (2017-2020)

• PSCI 4310 Law and Terrorism (Spring 2020)

• PSCI 3303 Civil Liberties (Fall 2020)

• PSCI 4343 Congress and Public Policy (Spring 2021)

• PSCI 4304 Energy/Environmental Politics & Policy (Spring 2022)

ACADEMIC CONFERENCES

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Fields of Interest:

Political Science, Public Policy & Sociology

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January 2022