My teaching interests include Social Psychology, Theory, Sociology of Medicine, Sociology of Art, and Research Methods.

My research focuses on social interaction in culture industries.

My new research explores interventions to better engage the cultural capital of first-generation college students and increase their success and retention.

Past Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Sociology, School of Social Sciences, Indiana University Southeast

Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Social Sciences Division, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison (past)

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Sociology