I am a recent graduate from Louisiana State University and adjunct professor at Sheridan College. As an early career scholar, I am passionate about making history both meaningful and accessible to my students and the public alike. My research focuses on the impact of military inundations, the intentional flooding of land for strategic purposes, during the Dutch Wars of Independence (1572-1648). I employ an interdisciplinary approach to this subject, examining the social, cultural, and political ramifications of this tactic from a variety of perspectives. As this field of study is rather understudied and fairly new. Each day I look forward to the challenges of studying this important subject matter.