Research Interests

  • Urban Politics
  • Rural Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Grassroots Community Organizing
  • Equity

As an urbanist, I am interested in understanding community identity and power structures at the local level.

PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, Urban and Comparative Politics, 2019
MA, University of Illinois at Chicago, Urban and Comparative Politics, 2014
Master, University of Illinois at Chicago, Political Science
Bachelor, IndianaUniversity, Political Science and History
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