I am currently an Assistant Professor at Sam Houston State University's Department of Victim Studies. I earned my Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2018.

 

 

My research assesses how victimization, adversity, and trauma lead to system-involvement. I also critically examine legal and carceral responses, and the impacts of such responses on those directly impacted. Much of my research uses a gendered, intersectional, and familial lens.

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In my free time, I enjoy yoga, hiking, snowboarding, video games, and my dogs. 

HIGHLIGHTS

ReSEARCH Talk

I gave a research talk as part of the Wichita State College of Liberal Arts and Science Perspectives on the Pandemic Series: 

New Publication

“'I’m Not a Number, I’m a Human Being:' A Phenomenological Study of Women’s Responses to Labeling" is officially published online in Feminist Criminology! 
 

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See also: Person-Centered Language White Paper: Prisoner's Family Conference Advocacy in Action Coalition