Welcome to my website. I am a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and 2018-19 Fellow for the Center for Engaged Scholarship.
My research and teaching interests include gender, Science and Technology Studies (STS), health and medicine, embodiment, political sociology, organizations, socio-legal studies, and physical cultural studies.
02/18/19: With Caster Semenya’s historic appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport starting today, I wanted to share a piece I wrote for SBS Zela in Australia during the Rio Olympic Games to remind us all that a change of heart is possible.
01/31/19: I am pleased to share that my manuscript “Expertise and the Institutional Enactment of Binary Bodies” has been accepted with minor revisions for publication in Body & Society. This paper analyzes an international appeal against the regulation of women athletes with high testosterone and considers the relationship between binary accounts of the body and the possibility of achieving legitimate expertise.