I hold a Ph.D. in sociology and demography from

Interests: family, gender, food/nutrition, demography, inequality, quantitative methods

Penn State, and I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center. My research examines the intersections of family, gender, and food, with focuses on motherhood and quantitative methods. My work has been published in Gender & Society, Population Research & Policy Review, Sociological Theory, and Socius.

In my free time, I enjoy painting, photography, and
rooting for the Buffalo Bills.