Stanford University

Class of ’24
F ’20 – Sp ’24

From September 2020 to June 2024, I’ve was an undergraduate at Stanford. I majored in Symbolic Systems with an individually designed concentration in Digital Safety, Security, and Society.

Honors and Awards

  • J. E. Wallace Sterling Award for Academic Achievement for being among the top 25 graduating seniors in the school of Arts and Sciences
  • Phi Beta Kappa as a junior year inductee
  • Graduated with Distinction, Stanford’s top academic honor (that I’m aware of, at least)

I’m also one class away from my Master’s in Computer Science. We’ll see if I ever get that degree.


  • RA at the Stanford Internet Observatory (October 2020 – June 2024). Worked on the Tech Team and with the Election Integrity Partnership. Studied Wikipedia in a series of two blog posts (part 1, part 2). Built GoGettr. Quoted in TIME magazine, with research mentioned in many more outlets. Built out the core data analysis and ingest tooling.

  • CS 106S Team (January 2020 – June 2024). Helped taught CS 106S, a supplemental 1-unit add-on to Stanford’s famous CS intro class (CS 106A) focusing on programming for social good.

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