Welcome to my website. I am a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Science in Human Culture program and Department of Sociology at Northwestern University. I completed my Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2019.
My research and teaching interests include gender, Science and Technology Studies (STS), health and medicine, sociology of the body, political sociology, organizations, socio-legal studies, and physical cultural studies.
10/04/2019: Roger Pielke and I have published our critique of the statistical methodology relied upon by sports governing bodies to justify the exclusion of female athletes with high testosterone. “Science, Sport, Sex, and the Case of Caster Semenya” appears in the Fall 2019 issue of Issues in Science and Technology and is available to read here.
07/05/19: My article “Gender Segregation and Trajectories of Organizational Change: The Underrepresentation of Women in Sports Leadership” is now available online at Gender & Society. This paper is based on archival research I conducted at the Olympic archives in Lausanne, Switzerland, in 2016 with the support of the Olympic Studies Centre.
06/12/19: I am honored to share that I have received the 2019 Hacker-Mullins Student Paper Award for the Science, Knowledge, and Technology Section of the American Sociological Association for my article in Body & Society, “Expertise and Non-Binary Bodies: Sex, Gender, and the Case of Dutee Chand,” which is now available online.
05/01/19: Today the CAS has ruled against Caster Semenya. I wrote this piece for The Guardian in solidarity with Semenya and other athletes with high T who are as much my sisters on the track as any women.