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Master of Arts (MA) in Applied Anthropology

•  2012  •

•  UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS  –  Denton, Texas  •

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with an emphasis in education. Practicum and research in a Costa Rican shantytown.

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Spanish Language Proficiency

•  2009  •

•  INSTITUTO DE LENGUA ESPAÑOLA  –  San Jose, Costa Rica  •

Completed eight months of basic and advanced formal language studies in classroom and conversational Spanish, passing both a grammar and oral exam.

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Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mass Communications

•  2006  •


Graduated Magna Cum Laude with an emphasis in narrative film and TV documentary, and a minor in Philosophy.

Published Writings

Salvation Army

Within These Hallowed Walls

Salvation Army War Cry, April 2014

Article about the Salvation Army Youth club and discovering my passion to work with at-risk youth (pp. 5-6). (PDF)



SfAA 2014

Presented at the Society of Applied Anthropology in the forum Technology, Equality and Power. (PDF) (PPT)


Footprints on the Door

Nazarene Publishing House, 2011

Reflections on three generations of missionary work, by my dad, grampa, and me.

Krik? Krak. 

Beacon Hill Press, Kansas City, 2008

Stories about growing up in Haiti, compiled, edited, and written by Amy Crofford (pp 44-45, 55).

Madame Martineau

Among Worlds, December 2007

Stories about my influential Haitian Studies teacher (pp. 18-19). (PDF)

Missionary Through Media

In Rockets, Rebels, and Rescues: Living the Life of an MK, 2005

Nazarene Publishing House: Kansas City, pp. 29-36.