Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science, NSF Fellow, presently pursuing
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Advisor: Dr. Jonathan Gratch
Masters of Science in Robotics, Fulbright Fellow, awarded: Sept. 2014
University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering awarded: May. 2013
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC
Research Interest: Negotiation, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Emotion modeling, AI in education
I am a PhD student in Computer Science at the University of Southern California advised by Jonathan Gratch. As a member of the Emotion Group at the Institute for Creative Technologies, my research looks at developing automated agents to help individuals improve their negotiation abilities.In order to accomplish this goal, my research incorporates theories and methods from social psychology, game theory, behavioral economics, education, and artificial intelligence to build and test these learning systems.
I hold an undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering with a minor in Philosophy from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University(North Carolina A&T) and a Masters in Robotics from the University of Birmingham.