I am an assistant professor at the economics department at Saint Mary's University. I completed my doctoral education at Queen's University with scholarships from OGS and FQRSC. My research focuses on applied labour and public economic. Before undertaking my doctoral studies, I worked as an economist at Industry Canada where I was responsible for assessing the economic impact of the Canada Small Business Financing Program and providing advice for the Survey on Financing of Small and Medium Enterprises. I fluently speak French and German.