About Me

Anthropologist

EDUCATION

UIC

University of Illinois at Chicago

Anthropology, PhD

 

San Francisco State University

NSRC Graduate Certificate

 

University of Illinois at Chicago

Anthropology, MA

Concentration in Gender & Women's Studies

 

University of Missouri at Kansas City

Liberal Studies, MALS

Specialization in Race, Gender, and Sexuality

 

University of Central Florida

Anthropology, BA

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Urban Development

urban space; neighborhood; territory; placemaking; spatial meaning; public and private space; gentrification; displacement; ecology; environmental justice; conservation; environmental care.

Violence

crime; militarism; inequality; surveillance; structural violence; interpersonal violence; conflict theory; hate crimes; fear; safety.

Political Economy

citizenship; nation; neoliberalism; decolonialism; racial capitalism; governmentality; policy; class; the State; power. 

Identity/Subjectivity

identity politics; performativity; diversity; difference; discourse; liberalism; multiculturalism; race; gender; sexuality.

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