Recent Posts

I’m honored to be recognized with the 2020 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award from the faculty of the Department of Sociology & Anthropology. We celebrated at our end of semester department Zoom party. Thank you!

I was this month’s graduate instructor spotlight in the newsletter of CATLR, the Northeastern University teaching center. I was interviewed about how I started teaching, my research, and guiding students to look at things in new ways. You can read my whole interview here.

Recent Publications

The People’s Climate March (PCM) in September 2014 brought hundreds of thousands of people into the streets of New York City in an …



Olympic Legacy in Los Angeles

Exploring the discursive framework of ‘event legacy’ in the bid and planning for LA1984 and LA2028, and how it shapes the future of the city.


courses and seminars

Teaching at Suffolk University

  • Social Justice (Spring 2021)
  • Introduction to Sociology (Spring 2021)

Teaching at the University of Massachusetts Boston

  • Introduction to Sociology (Fall 2020)

Teaching at Northeastern University

  • Introduction to Sociology (Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021)
  • Sociology & Anthropology at Northeastern (Fall 2018, Fall 2019)
    • First-year seminar for majors
  • Sports and International Relations (Fall 2016)
    • In Political Science