I am a theoretical particle physicist focusing on models of new physics. Recently I've focused on the possibility that dark matter may interact with itself and the Standard Model through new, weak forces.
I grew up in Los Angeles and studied math and physics at Stanford. I spent two years in the UK where I did Part III of the Maths Tripos in Cambridge and a masters degree with the IPPP at Durham. I completed my Ph.D at Cornell University and was a postdoc at UC Irvine. I am now an assistant professor at UCR.
I am usually in Southern California unless otherwise stated.
I am currently supported by the University of California. In the past I have been supported by generous fellowships from the UCI ADVANCE Program the Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation (Fellowship for New Americans), the National Science Foundation (Graduate Research Fellowship, UCI Theory Grant), the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission (Marshall Scholarship), and the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program (Goldwater Scholarship).