Ph.D., Economics

Expected 2019 

Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA

Dissertation Title: Impact of Price, Income and Externalities on Incentives for Health Care Providers and Patient Behaviors.

Dissertation Committee:  Shin-Yi Chou, Todd Watkins, Mary E. Deily, Suhui Li

Research Fields: Health Economics, Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics, Microfinance

M.S., Economics


University at Buffalo–SUNY, Buffalo NY

Concentration:  Financial Economics.



Canisius College, Buffalo NY

Concentration:  Accounting.



Canisius College, Buffalo NY

Three Majors:  Economics, Accounting, and Accounting Information Systems.


Computer Software

STATA, SAS, R, Mathematica,  Maple,  LaTeX, Excel with VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)


  • English  (native) 
  • French  (limited  working  proficiency)   
  • Yoruba  (minimum professional proficiency)

Awards and Honors

Graduate Student Leadership Award, 2018 recipient, Lehigh University

Teaching Assistant of the Year Honorable Mention, 2018 recipient, Lehigh University

Teaching Development Program Certi cate, 2017 Lehigh University

Teaching Assistantship, 2014 – 2019, Lehigh University

Kogut Brothers research grant, 2013 recipient, University at Buffalo

Merit Scholarship 2008 – 2012, Canisius College

Dean’s List 2008 & 2010, Canisius College