Research Interests

Gender & sexuality; transphobia & homophobia; youth & marginalization; social determinants of health; social inequality; vulnerable subgroups; criminological theory; sociology of deviance.


Supervisor Name: Dr. Amin Ghaziani

Teaching Assistantships

Undergraduate Courses:

SOCI 101 – Introduction to Sociology

CRIM 300 – Current Theories and Perspectives in Criminology

CRIM 104 – Sociological Explanation of Crime


Ph.D., Sociology, University of British Columbia, 2017-21 – Supervisor: Dr. Amin Ghaziani

M.A., Criminology, Simon Fraser University, 2016 – Advisor: Dr. Brian Burtch

B.A (Hons.), Criminology & Social Policy, summa cum laude, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2012 – Advisor: Dr. Steven Downing


Fellowships and Awards:

Four Year Faculty of Arts Graduate Award (2017-2021), University of British Columbia

Sociology Graduate Scholarship (2017), University of British Columbia

Graduate Fellowship (2015), Simon Fraser University

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s Level (2013), SSHRC