About Me

Professional

Research Experience
Currently, Quantitative Fellowship Program (QFP), Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. San Francisco, CA.
Summer 2015 Intern, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of International Affairs. Washington DC.
Summer 2013 Intern, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of International Affairs. Washington DC.
Summer 2012 Field Research Coordinator, University of San Francisco. Amman, Jordan.
2010 Economist, Millennium Challenge Corporation. Rabat, Morocco.
2009 Consultant, Revenue Watch Institute. New York, NY.
2008 Research Assistant, Freeman Spogli Institute (PESD). Stanford University. Palo Alto, CA.
2005 Analyst, Hong Kong Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC). San Francisco, CA.
Summer 2002 Intern, U.S. Department of State. Moscow, Russia.

Honors/Awards
2016 Dissertation Fellowship, Financial Stability Directorate, Banco de Mexico.
2014 Chancellor's Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz.
2013 Mini-grant, Center for Analytical Finance (CAFIN), University of California, Santa Cruz.
2011 Regents Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz.
2010-11 David L. Boren Graduate Fellowship, National Security in Education Program (NSEP).
2007 Ambassadorial Scholar, World Affairs Council of Northern California.
2003 Honors Certificate, International Business Diplomacy, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
2002-03 John Humes Junior Fellowship, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University.

Economics Certificates
2017 Harvard "Data Science: R Basics", EdX.org. [Certificate]
2015 Institute for Capacity Development, International Monetary Fund "Debt Sustainability Analysis", EdX.org. [Certificate]
2015 Institute for Capacity Development, International Monetary Fund "Financial Programming and Policies", EdX.org. [Certificate]
2014 Kiel Institute Summer School on Economic Policy "Reasessing Monetary Policy", Kiel, Germany. [Certificate]
2014 15th Trento Summer School Intensive Course on "Financial Crises", Trento, Italy. [Certificate]
2014 TU Dresden "Introductory Course in Individual-, and Agent-Based Modeling", Dresden, Germany. [Certificate]

Language School
2011 Qalm wah Lawh, Rabat, Morocco.
2010 Arabic Language School, Middlebury College. Oakland, CA.
2009 Arabic Language School, Middlebury College. Oakland, CA.
2003 Kalimat Egypt. Cairo, Egypt.

Computer
Stata, R, SAS, Eviews, Bloomberg, SNL FinancialEPFR Global, Datastream, Factset

Personal

Citizenship
U.S., Germany

Languages
English, Native
German, Advanced
Arabic, Advanced [Certificate]
Russian, Intermediate

International Experience
Germany, Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Russia

Hobbies
Music: Violin, Orchestra
Sports: Marathon, Triathlon, Surfing

Travel
Europe: Germany, Italy, England, Ireland, Spain, Netherlands, Croatia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Austria
Middle East: Morocco, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Turkey
Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan
Africa: Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Malawi
Southeast Asia: Pakistan, India
Latin America: Mexico