Masters of Arts: International Studies (Korea), University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA. 2014
Intermediate Korean (Level 3), Seoul National University Language Education Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea. 2012
Bachelors of Science: Sociology (Double Major, Japan Studies), Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA. 2009
Intermediate Japanese (Level 3), KCP International, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. 2008


Languages: Japanese (fluent), Korean (advanced), Spanish (intermediate), Mandarin Chinese (advanced beginner), Irish (beginner), Norwegian (beginner)
Web languages: HTML, CSS, PHP, Java
Software: Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator)
Websites/Blogs: Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Wordpress, Instagram, LinkedIn


Ishmael and Ahab: Co-run blog analyzing popular culture in and out of East Asia. All posts by Ahab are mine.
World Quest: Travel guide blog
Voyager: Photography portfolio, primarily East Asia and the United States
Sasurai: Japanese translation portfolio
Pixel Empire: Digital media portfolio
One Dish: Translated recipes from the Japanese cooking show, "One Dish"

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