I am a doctoral candidate in the Departments of Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies at Virginia Tech. My scholarship focuses on gender inequality in higher education and cultural communities. 

My recent work can be found in Gender & Society, Advances in Gender Research, Food Culture & Society, Research in Higher Education, Sexualities, and the Journal of LGBT Youth.

My research is supported by the NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant and the National Academy for Education/Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship.