I am a Ph.D. candidate (ABD) in political science at Northwestern University and a Doctoral Fellow at the American Bar Foundation. My core interest is in scholarship and teaching that uncover and address the political causes and consequences of social inequalities. My research agenda explores the relationship between the policy process and racial and gender inequalities, with a particular focus on civil rights, social policy, and immigration policy in the United States. You can find information about my researchteaching, service, and writing on this website.

My research has been published in Studies in American Political Development and Political Research Quarterly. I am currently a Graduate Affiliate at the Chicago Democracy Project, an APSA Public Scholar, and a Graduate Fellow in Legal Studies. I have previously been an instructor for Chicago Field Studies, a Graduate Research Assistant at the Institute for Policy Research, and coordinator of the Comparative Historical Social Sciences workshop.

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