I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sociology Department at the University of Notre Dame. I completed my Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Chicago in 2015. While at the University of Chicago, I was a Dissertation Fellow at the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality Research and completed a Graduate Certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies. My work has won the American Sociological Association Sexualities and Family Sections Best Graduate Student Paper Awards. It also received Honorable Mention for the Martin P. Levine Memorial Dissertation Award.