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About me

I will be receiving my PhD in Psychology from the University of British Columbia in May 2019, and I am currently working as a user research and information visualization consultant for Fisheries and Oceans Canada within the newly founded State of the Salmon program. At UBC, I worked with Catharine Winstanley to study the neuroscience of risky decision making. I also enjoy photographing and writing about the natural world, and occasionally contribute to publications and outdoor brands.

My research interests generally revolve around understanding behaviour, and I enjoy experimental design, data analysis,and information visualization. During my PhD, I specialized in developing experiments to describe, examine and manipulate decision making, especially in the context of risk or uncertainty (like gambling). In my consulting work with the DFO, I work with a small team to understand the needs of fisheries scientists and managers, and build visualizations that help them gain insights into their data and improve their decision making.

Links

Here’s my resume.

And my LinkedIn.

Here is my Tableau Public account.

This is a link to my academic publications.

And my CV, for the academics among us.

If you’re interested in photos of fish and mountains, rather than data and decision making, you can click through to my Instagram.