Professional Positions

  • Associate Professor, Virginia Tech, 2016-present
  • Coordinator of VT Graduate Certificate in Global Planning and International Development Studies, 2012-present
  • Associate Director, School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), 2020-2023
  • Committee Communications Coordinator, Transportation Research Board (TRB), Committee on Transportation and Sustainability (ADD4), 2018-2019
  • Research Subcommittee Chair, TRB, ADD40, 2012-2018
  • Committee Research Coordinator, TRB, ADD40, 2012-2018
  • Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech, 2009-2016
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University, 2006-2008
  • Graduate Research Assistant, MIT, 2000-2006
  • Policy Analyst, Office of the Secretary of Transportation, U.S. DOT, Summers of 2001 and 2003
  • Curriculum Development Advisor, Judge Institute of Business, Cambridge University, Summer of 2002
  • Civil Engineer, Halcrow Group, Swindon, UK 1999-2000

University Service

  • Member of the Center for the Future of Work Places and Practices Executive Committee, 2023-present
  • Member of the CLAHS Library Committee, 2022-present
  • Member of the CLAHS International Initiatives Committeee, 2022-present
  • Member of the Commission on Outreach and International Affairs (COIA), 2019-2022
  • Member of the Beyond Boundaries Experiential Learning Committee, 2017-2019
  • Member of the Global Systems Science (GSS) Stakeholder Committee, 2016-2019
  • Member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee (DAC), University Libraries, 2014-2019
  • Chair of the SPIA Undergraduate Degree Task Force, 2015-2017
  • Member of the Beyond Boundaries Advisory Group, 2016-2017
  • Member of the Steering Committee for Envisioning Virginia Tech – Beyond Boundaries, 2015-2016
  • Member of the Student Experience Task Force, SPIA, 2015-2016
  • Member of the Faculty Senate, 2013-2016
  • Member of the Faculty Senate Cabinet, 2013-2014
  • Member of the Commission on Outreach and International Affairs (COIA), 2013-2014
  • Member of the Africa Committee, 2010-2013
  • Member of the CAUS Curriculum Committee, 2010-2013


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