Political Development of Family and Medical Leave Policy, Ongoing
Independent research project tracing the political development of family and medical leave policy in the United States. Papers presented at Social Science History Association Conference (Montreal, November 2017), Policy History Conference (Tempe AZ, May 2018), and Law & Society Association Conference (Toronto, June 2018).
Criminal justice policy frames and white public opinion, ongoing, Northwestern University
Joint research project with Denzel Avant and Brianna White, examining the impact of knowledge about racial disparities on support for criminal justice policies among whites. Paper presentations upcoming at Midwestern Political Science Association Conference (Chicago IL, May 2018) and Law & Society Association Conference (Toronto, June 2018).
Changing Dimensions of Neighborhood Politics, Ongoing, Northwestern University
This collaborative research project with Tom Ogorzalek and Matt Nelsen examines changes in neighborhood-level politics in Chicago, with a particular focus on rapidly changing neighborhoods. One part of the project, which examines citizen engagement with each other and with elected officials in neighorhood-level social media groups, will be presented at the Midwestern Political Science Association Conference (Chicago IL, May 2018).
Paid Family and Medical Leave, ongoing, Tufts University
Research assistant for Professors Natalie Masuoka and Elizabeth Remick. Project examining state variation in family and medical leave policies, determinants thereof, and differential impact of leave policy models on marginalized groups.
Measuring Asian American and Latino racial attitudes, Spring 2015, Tufts University
Research assistant for Professor Natalie Masuoka. Conducted focus groups and interviews to construct survey questions designed to examine racial attitudes among Asian Americans and Latinos.