Ph.D. Economics, minor in Statistics, North Carolina State University, August 2010             
Dissertation: Locational Decisions with Respect to Water Access: Evidence of Sorting Equilibrium in Southwest Sri Lanka
Committee: Mitch Renkow (chair), Christopher Timmins, Subhrendu Pattanayak, Montserrat Fuentes

Master of Economics, NC State University, 2004

MBA Finance, University of Rochester, 1998

B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Indonesia, 1993


Assistant Professor of Economics, Westminster College, 2010-present

Graduate Research Assistant, Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke University, 2009-10

Visiting Assistant Professor, Elon University, 2008-09

Instructor, NC State University,  2005-08

Graduate Research Assistant, Friday Institute, NC State University, 2005-06

Graduate Research Assistant, Agricultural and Resource Economics Department, NC State University, 2002-05

Senior Accountant, SunLife Financial, Wellesley, MA, 2001-02

Accounting Analyst, Keyport Life Insurance, Boston, MA, 1998-2001

Production Planning Engineer, NEC Nusantara Communications, Indonesia, 1994-96

Working Papers

“How Water Access Affects Housing Price in a Developing Country: A Hedonic Analysis” under review

“Locational Decisions with Respect to Water Access: Evidence of Sorting Equilibrium in Southwest Sri Lanka”             

“Why Tennis is a Dying Sport in the U.S.”

“All In: Using Poker Chips to Maximize Class Participation and Facilitate Discussion”


Eastern Economic Association 38th Annual Conference, Boston, MA (upcoming), March 2012

National Conference on Teaching Economics, Boston, MA (upcoming), May 2012

Eastern Economic Association 37th Annual Conference, New York, NY, February 2011

International Conference of the American Institute of Higher Education, Williamsburg, VA,  March 2010

University of Colorado Environmental and Resource Economics Annual Workshop, Vail, CO, 2009

South Asian Studies Association Conference, Orlando, FL, 2009

Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, 2009

Professional Membership

American Economic Association, Eastern Economic Association, American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies