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01. Appointments & Education


2019-              Undergraduate Coordinator, Sociology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.

2018-              Lecturer, Sociology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.

2015-19           Assistant Professor of Sociology, Stockton University, Galloway NJ.


2015      PhD, Sociology. University of Arizonasumma cum laude


                        Dissertation: “Legal Borders, Racial/Ethnic Boundaries: Operation Streamline and Identity Processes on                                                               the US-Mexico Border”

                        Committee: Celestino Fernández (Co-Chair); Robin Stryker (Co-Chair); Jane Zavisca

                        Comprehensive Exams: Culture (Passed with Honors Distinction); Race/Ethnicity


2012      Graduate Certificate in College Teaching. University of Arizonasumma cum laude

                        Advisors: Erin Dokter and Kyla Macario


2011      MA, Sociology. University of Arizonasumma cum laude

                        MA Thesis: “The Wild West of Charter Schools: School Performance in 13 Arizona Charter High School Sites”

                        Committee: Celestino Fernández (Chair); Ronald Breiger; Erin Leahey 


2007      BA, Sociology and Music, Spanish Minor. University of Tulsamagna cum laude (3.8)

                        Senior Thesis: “Discovering Discourses: Diversity Speech at 'Private Comprehensive University'”

                        Chair: Susan E. Chase

  Over 5 Years of Faculty Experience

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