Currently I am a data scientist at Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) in Gatineau, Quebec. My work involves leveraging machine learning, AI, and data analytics to create more efficient and effective departmental processes, both internal and public-facing. My previous job was also at ESDC, doing research related to persons with disabilities, studying the impact that issues surrounding disability can have on people’s employment, education, and well-being.
I completed my PhD in Social Psychology at the University of Waterloo (UW) in Ontario, Canada. My research focused on motivation, self-regulation, and decision-making.
- Shellcaster: a terminal-based podcast manager built in Rust. It manages syncing podcast feeds, marking episodes as played/unplayed, downloading episodes or streaming them, and offers fully customizable keybindings.
- Reghelper: An R package, available on CRAN, that assists with some of the routine tasks associated with regression, including calculating standardized coefficients and simple slopes.
- Paramtest: An R package, available on CRAN, providing a general structure for running simulations and parameter searches.
- Learning R Workshop: In May 2017, I had the opportunity to lead a two-day workshop on R for graduate students and faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University. The slides and code are available here.