Service and Accolades


2022 – Present — Co-Editor of Book Reviews, TESL-EJ

2020 – Present — Graduate Student Assembly member of the International Language Testing Association (ILTA)

2020 – Present — Chief Editor, International Language Testing Association Bibliography

2020 – Present — Graduate student representative for the Midwest Association of Language Testers

2019 – 2021 — Chair of Michigan State Language Testing Group

2019 – Present — Editorial Assistant, Language Testing Journal

2019 – 2020 — Assistant to the Editors, The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition and Language Testing

2018, September – 2019, April — Conference Chair, 7th New Directions for English Language Assessment. Yokohama, Japan. See Video.

2018, February – 2019, March — Conference Co-Chair, 1st New Directions for English Language Assessment in Latin America. Mexico City, Mexico. See Video.

2003 – 2004 — President, Pi Mu Epsilon, Hendrix College


Studies in Language Assessment


Language Testing

TESOL Quarterly

Classroom Discourse


2021–Present: Language Testing Research Colloquium

2021–Present: American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference.

2020: MwALT Best Student Paper Review Panel

2019–Present: Language Assessment Research Conference

2018–2021: New Directions for English Language Assessment


2023 — AAAL Graduate Student award for the paper Does confidence boost test scores? Exploring the relationship between perceived affect and second language proficiency. AAAL 2023, Portland, Oregon.

2021 — MwALT Best Student Paper Award for the paper Gazing into cognition: Eye behavior in online L2 speaking tests. MwALT 2021, Iowa State University.

2019 — Caroline Clapham IELTS Masters Award for the MA dissertation Raters’ perceptions and operationalization of authentic engagement in oral proficiency tests. IELTS.

2018 — Geoffery Leech Outstanding MA Student Award in Linguistics and English Language. Lancaster University.

2001 — McHenry Lane Mathematics Award. Hendrix College.