I am a National Geographic Young Explorer for my research in Peru. I have collaborated on and conducted independent research in Peru from 2013-2015. My independent research is titled "Its spirit is strong": Shawi healers, spirits and diarrhea in the Peruvian Amazon.


Research projects:

  • Relationship between health of Indigenous communities and climate change in Ucayali, Peru- Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change (IHACC Project)

  • Perceptions of health and well-being of Indigenous communities in Loreto- National Geographic Young Explorer Project

  • Statistical analysis of the relationship between health, food and migration in rural Honduras - Quantitative project using Stata software

Skills and methods:

  • Atlas.TI and NVivo- qualitative analysis software

  • Stata- quantitative analysis software

  • Decolonizing research frameworks

  • Community-engaged participatory methods