I'm a Political Scientist and Gender & Sexuality studies scholar with a research emphasis on social movements and marginalized communities. I earned my PhD in Political Science from the University of New Orleans in 2012 after receiving my M.A. from UNO in 2004 and B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2003.
In the Media
"Making knowledge public using educational technology" By Jami Mathewson : Post from the Wiki Educational Foundation Blog about the Faculty Communities of Teaching Scholars 2017-2018 fellows workshop series for which I served as content coordiator
"Conversation #29: Sustainability in Higher Education" Teaching, Learning, and Everything Else Podcast: I interview Meghan Fay Zanhiser of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education on teaching, learning and sustainability in higher education.
"Service Learning" Teaching, Learning, and Everything Else Podcast: In this episode I interview Jeremy Tuman of Xavier University of Louisiana about his experience with designing and leading service-learning initiatives with community partners involved in literacy outreach and in post-Katrina rebuilding.
"Civic Engagement" Teaching, Learning, and Everything Else Podcast: I interview Amy Koritz, director for the Center for Civic Engagement at Drew University and professor of English, on her role in the development of sustaining partnerships between the university and the community.
"Sustainability" Teaching, Learning, and Everything Else Podcast: In this interview with Daniel Greenberg of Earth Deeds, we discuss onsetting, offsetting, and how colleges can incorporate sustainability into their service learning and international programs.