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I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at UC San Diego. I am on the job market this Fall, and I will defend my dissertation in the Spring of 2020.

I study psychological health and well-being in work, with specific interests in organizations and gender inequalities. I am trained as a cultural economic sociologist. 

 

My dissertation research focuses on perceptions of precarity and the pursuit of passion within professional work. I analyze the relationship between individual agency and structural constraints, in an effort to promote more equitable access to economic opportunity and psychological well-being at work.

In a secondary collaborative project, I study patient attitudes towards illness and treatment.

I am also deeply interested in race and ethnicity, with particular interests in effective pedagogy and race work both within and outside the classroom.​

My research has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), UC San Diego Chancellors Research Excellence Scholarship (CRES), and the UC San Diego Department of Sociology Summer Research Grant.

WELCOME!