2017–   PhD Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (expected December 2022). Honolulu, HI.
2014     BS American Indian Studies, Black Hills State University. Spearfish, SD.
2011     AA Liberal Arts, Riverland Community College. Austin, MN.


Teaching and Learning Indigenous Languages with the UH CreaDivLang Group, with Dannii Yarbrough, Kevin Bätscher, Reed Riggs, Jarrid Baldwin, Bryn Hauk, Daniel Lin, & N. Haʻalilio Solomon. 33rd Hawai‘i Association of Language Teachers (HALT) Spring Conference, Honolulu, HI. April 13, 2019.

Collaboration for Revitalization: Creating Language Resources for Dene Dháh, with Molly Chisaakay, Carla Chisaakay, Jordan Lachler, Laura Visscher, Matheus Azevedo, Sarah Giesbrecht, Pamela Labonte, Maija Pumphrey, Celeste Soete & Kevin Andrusky. Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium, Lethbridge, AB. June 7–9, 2018.

Mobilizing Legacy Materials in Support of Revitalization: The Dene Dháh Dictionary Project, with Molly Chisaakay, Carla Chisaakay, Jordan Lachler, Laura Visscher, Matheus Azevedo, Sarah Giesbrecht, Pamela Labonte, Maija Pumphrey, Celeste Soete & Kevin Andrusky. Dene Languages Conference, Smith River, CA. May 31–June 2.

Indigenous languages in the Linguistic Landscape: An outsider’s perspective in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. April 10–14, 2018.

Introducing the HI-SKILLS after-school program: Hawai‘i School Kids Investigating Language in Life + Society, with Kevin Baetscher, Maggie Sood & Andrea Berez-Kroeker. Eh, Get Pidgin? Summit on Pidgin in Education, Honolulu, HI. October 11, 2017.