Professor • Department of
My current research examines how gender, race, and class ideologies organize political participation in local grassroots political movements.
I am active in efforts on campus to empower students to political activism, and I involved in local community organizing and social movements.
Political participation, social inequality (race, gender, class), militarism, and feminist theory
Mothers of the Military Support and Politics during Wartime; Rowman & Littlefield Press; 2018
The politics of foot powder: depoliticizing motherhood during the US War on Terrorism; , International Journal of Feminist Politics; 2018
The black citizen-subject: black single mothers in US military recruitment material; Ethnic and Racial Studies; Volume
Recruiting through mothers: you made them strong, we’ll make them Army Strong; , Critical Military Studies; 2016
Changing Society Through Social Movements; Sociology in Action; SAGE; 2017
Notable Courses Taught
Sociology of Social Movements
Senior Seminar in Sociology
Principles of Sociology
Sociology of the Family