Research Interests

Physics beyond the Standard Model
Higgs boson properties and interactions
Particle physics in early universe cosmology
Effective field theories; Quantum field theory
Foundations and history of physics

Research and Academic Appointments

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, University of Michigan, 2002/2004/2008+
Staff Scientist, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 2007-13
Assistant/Associate Professor, University of California, Davis, 1999/2002
Fellow, European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN), Geneva, 1998-1999
Research Associate, SLAC, Stanford University, 1995-1998


Humboldt Research Award, awarded 2016
Fellow, American Physical Society, awarded 2014
Sloan Research Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, 2000-2004
Outstanding Junior Investigator, U.S. Department of Energy, 2001-2004


B.S., M.S., Brigham Young University, 1990
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1995 [lineage]