Work Experience

  • 20192018

    Global Studies Student Ambassador

    Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

Designed flyers, created publicity media, and coordinated social media for the Global Studies Center. I also assisted with guest lectures, films, and weekend outreach workshops.

  • 20192017

    Tour Guide

    University of Pittsburgh Nationality Rooms

Led groups on tours through the Cathedral of Learning, and provided information on history and culture of the Nationality Rooms. I also worked at events, including the annual Holiday Open House.

  • 20192018

    Interviewer

    Evaluation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

Conducted health surveys over the phone for the PA Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Research Experience

  • 20192018

    BPhil Research Student

    Directed Research under Claude Mauk, Linguistics Department

I worked on my BPhil thesis on Quechua phonetics under the direction of my thesis advisor Dr. Claude Mauk.

  • 20192019

    Linguistics Team Member

    LORELEI (Low Resource Languages for Emergent Incidents), Carnegie Mellon University

In Summer 2019, I worked at LORELEI, a computational linguistics research project at Carnegie Mellon University. In this role, I researched the morphology of an assigned low-resource language to assist with the creation of a morphological analyzer and lemmatizer. Ran sessions with native informants to collect NER (Named-entity recognition) and SF (Situation Frame) annotations.

  • 20182018

    NER (Named-entity recognition) Annotator

    LORELEI (Low Resource Languages for Emergent Incidents), Carnegie Mellon University

In Summer 2018, I worked at the LORELEI at Carnegie Mellon University. I annotated large texts for named entities and determined co-reference relations for words. I assisted with researching and compiling a lexicon for an assigned low-resource language as well as compiling additional information and texts as needed.

  • 20172017

    Directed Research Student

    MAPLE (Memory And Psycholinguistics in Learning & Education) Lab, University of Pittsburgh

I worked at MAPLE Lab during the Spring 2017 and Fall 2017 semesters. I labeled and transcribed data in Praat (phonetic analysis software), ran participants through experiments, and helped with creating and organizing stimuli for experiments.