Education

DEGREES

Doctor of Philosophy, Media and Information Studies
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Graduated: May 2019
GPA: 4.0
Dissertation: “Nurturing Nature in Virtual Reality: A study of public service experiences and their effects on environmental attitudes and behavioral intentions”

Masters of Science, Applied Sociology
Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
Concentration: Digital Sociology
Graduated: December 2011
GPA: 3.8
Thesis: “Driving Down the Virtual Broadway: Testing the Feasibility of Educating Young Drivers in the Virtual World”

Bachelors of Arts, Sociology
Augusta State University, Augusta, Georgia,
Minor: Gerontology
Graduated: May 2008, cum laude
GPA 3.61

CERTIFICATIONS

Educational Technology Graduate Certificate,
College of Education,
Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education,
Michigan State University,
Obtained: 2017

Serious Game Design and Research Graduate Certificate,
College of Communication Arts and Sciences,
Department of Media and Information,
Michigan State University,
Obtained: 2016