PhD and Masters. I entered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in September 2016 and completed my Masters degree (S.M.) in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in May 2018. My thesis (advised by Prof. Asu Ozdaglar and Prof. Daron Acemoglu) was titled “Propagation of credit freezes in financial lending networks” and a digital copy is available at the MIT library website. A substantially revised version is now published here under the alternative title “Systemic credit freezes in financial lending networks”.
In June 2018, I started my PhD at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I graduated with a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with a Minor in Econometrics and Data Science in September 2022. My dissertation (advised by Prof. Asu Ozdaglar and Prof. Daron Acemoglu) was titled “Understanding Social Media: Misinformation, Attention, and Digital Advertising”.
Undergraduate. I entered Princeton University in September 2012 and completed my Bachelor of Arts degree (A.B.) in the Department of Mathematics with highest honors (Summa Cum Laude) in June 2016. My undergraduate thesis was titled “On the Dynamics of Labor Market Search and Match: An Endogenous Stable Network Approach”, advised by Mark McConnell in the Princeton Mathematics Department and Richard Rogerson in the Princeton Economics Department. A physical copy is available in the Princeton University Library and a digital copy is available upon request.
High School. I entered West Linn High School (located in West Linn, OR) in September 2008 and graduated in June 2012 as the Class Valedictorian.