PhD in Sociology University of Pennsylvania: 2016
MA in Sociology University of Pennsylvania 2011
BA in Philosophy Villanova University 2009
Undergraduate Courses Taught
Sociology of Punishment
Criminology Internship I & II
Principles of Sociology
Publications & Editorships
2014. “Quality Controlled: An Ethnographic Account of Tea Party Messaging and Action.” Sociological Forum 29(2)
2017. Book Review. “From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America.” Contemporary Sociology 46(5).
Roundtable at American Society of Criminology 2015: “Prisoner Reentry: The Myth of Public Safety, Employment, and Legitimating Urban Governance”
Roundtable at American Sociological Association 2015: “New American Populism: Tea Party and Occupy in Ethnographic and Rhetorical Comparison," with Shantee Rosado.
Roundtable at American Sociological Association 2015: “Cohesion of Security, Surveillance, and Service Provision in a Prisoner Reentry Organization.”
Presentation at Penn Urban Ethnography Workshop 2015: “Afterward: Service Provision Post-Release and the Mark of a Criminal Record.”
Panel at American Anthropological Association 2014: Prisoner Reentry: An Ethnographic Account of Service Provision and Social Insecurity.”
Panel at Mid-Atlantic Law and Society 2014: “Teaching the Sociology of Punishment at Elite Universities.”
Panel at Eastern Sociological Society 2014: “New American Populism: The Tea Party Movement and Occupy in Comparison,” with Shantee Rosado.
Roundtable at American Sociological Association 2012: “The Tea Party Movement: Struggles in Frame Vulnerability and Micromobilization.”
Panel at Eastern Sociological Society 2011: “The Tea Party Movement: Frames and Micromobilization.”
Poster Session at Eastern Sociological Society 2008: “The Effect of Progressive Politics on Unionization Rates.”
Grants and Awards
Faculty Development Grant: Curriculum Development for Sociology of Punishment
Graduate Student Fellowship: 2009-2014.
Critical Writing Graduate Teaching Fellowship: 2014-2015.
Faculty Development Committee Fall 2017-Spring 2019
Faculty Senate Fall 2017
Session on Racial Microagressions: Student Orientation Fall 2017
Referee for Sociological Forum 2014-2017
Reviewer for Contemporary Sociology 2016-7