is currently a Research Assistant working jointly in the Department of Behavioral Science and Leadership (BS&L) and the Network Science Center at the United States Military Academy in West Point NY. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Indiana University in 2009. She is currently working with Dr. Kate Coronges, studying leadership and social network dynamics within the military to determine the most effective ties for efficient communication. Previously, she interned for Dr. Ericka Rovira in BS&L to collect, manage and run basic statistical analyses looking at the relationship between performance on cognitive tasks & military field exercises and single- nucleotide polymorphisms. Before this, she volunteered for the Center for Army Profession & Ethic (CAPE) working on various research projects.