Education & Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2014-present)
PI: Elizabeth Kensinger
Department of Psychology
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA

Ph.D. in Psychology (2009-2014)
PIs: Marcia Spetch (2013-2014), Jeremy Caplan (2009-2013), Esther Fujiwara (2009-2013)
Department of Psychology
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Visiting Scientist (2011-2012)
PI: Tobias Sommer
Department of Systems Neuroscience
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

B.Sc. Specialization in Psychology, with Distinction (2005-2009)
PI: Jeremy Caplan
Department of Psychology
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Research Grants

Major Scholarships

  • 2016-2018 CIHR Fellowship
  • 2012-2014 NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral (CGS-D2)
  • 2013-2014 Alberta Gambling Research Institute - Doctoral
  • 2012-2013 Alberta Gambling Research Institute - Doctoral
  • 2011-2012 DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship - Doctoral
  • 2010-2011 Queen Elizabeth II - Doctoral
  • 2009-2010 CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's (CGS-M)


See Pubs section.


Collabra (Social & Behavioral Sciences) [website]
Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS) [website]
Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) Journal [website]

Ad-Hoc Reviewer

Acta Psychologica; Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition; Applied Cognitive Psychology; Cognition; Cognition & Emotion; Cognitive Processing; Consciousness and Cognition; Emotion; Engineering Science and Technology; Experimental Brain Research; Frontiers in Human Neuroscience; Frontiers in Psychiatry; Frontiers in Psychology; Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience; International Journal of Psychophysiology; Journal of Cognitive Psychology; Journal of Experimental Biology; Journal of Gambling Issues; Journal of Memory and Language; Memory; Memory & Cognition; Psychonomic Bulletin & Review; Socioaffective Neuroscience & Psychology; Swiss Journal of Psychology; Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology