Biography

I am an assistant professor of sociology at Penn State studying culture, politics, and violence. I have a book project on the politics of lynching in the US from 1880-1930, as well as lines of research on social movements, cultural change, and international politics.

Research Interests

Culture; Politics; Violence

Education

  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2016
  • M.A., Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011
  • B.S., Economics, Mathematics, and Sociology; University of Minnesota Twin Cities, 2008