Ph.D. Date: August 2011
Dissertation Title: "Narratives of Intersectionality, Oppression, and Privilege in Coming Out Stories"
Commitee: Dawn Baunach (Chair), Griff Tester, and Don Reitzes
Areas of Interest: Gender, Sexuality, Gay and Lesbian History, Pedagogy, Social Inequality, Oppression, Privilege, Race, Qualitative Methods, Narrative Analysis, Storytelling Sociology, Oral History Sociology
Ph.D. Date: May 2011
Dissertation Title: "More Than Just 'A Place for Friends': Teenagers, Social Networks, and Identity Vulnerability."
Commitee: Drs. Lesley Reid (chair), Wendy Simonds, and Dawn Baunach
Areas of Interest: Culture & Media, Gender, Race, Internet & New Media
Ph.D. Date: August 2007
Dissertation Title: "Is Smart Growth Fair Growth: Do Urban Growth Boundaries Keep Our Racial Minorities?"
Commitee: Charles L. Jaret (chair), Robert M. Adelman, Donald C. Reitzes
Areas of Interest: Urban Sociology, Race, Public Health, Land Use