EDUCATION

2022    DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, SOCIOLOGY
             UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO BOULDER

  • Research interests: gender, health disparities, disabilities,  medicine, social epidemiology, feminist theory and methodology

  • Dissertation: "A Gender Analysis of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients' Experiences" 

  • Betsy Moen “Walk the Talk” 2021 Award Recipient

    • The award is given each year to a graduate student in the Sociology Department who epitomizes the legacy of Elizabeth “Betsy” Moen Mathiot. Betsy was an Associate Professor of Sociology at CU, who died in 1993 while doing fieldwork on women’s reproductive health in India. Dr. Moen left a unique legacy of feminist scholarship and social action. Each year the department gives an award to a student whose research and service reflects this feminist social justice oriented example. 

  • Comprehensive Exams: High Pass

    • Areas of specialization: Gender, Health, and Qualitative Methods​

  • Third Year Paper: "Dealing with 'No Hair Days'"

2013    BACHELOR OF ARTS, SOCIOLOGY, SUMMA CUM LAUDE
            PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY

  • Sociology Major

    • Capstone Project: "The Hair Career among Women Cancer Patients"​

  • Alpha Kappa Delta (International Honor Society of Sociology) 

  • Summa Cum Laude

  • Ubuntu Award