I am an assistant professor in the Political Science Department at Virginia Tech and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Center for Research on Children in the United States (CROCUS) at Georgetown. I completed my Ph.D. at Georgetown University studying American Politics and Political Methodology. My research focuses on the effects of segregation and diversity on public good investment, particularly for public education. I have a masters in statistics and a BS in Honors mathematics from the University of Tennessee. My CV is available here: CV and you can access my Google Scholar page here: Google Scholar.