PhD Geography, Syracuse University, in progress (adviser: Don Mitchell)

MA Geography, with distinction, Syracuse University, 2017

MPA, Syracuse University, 2017

BA, English and Peace & Conflict Studies, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, Berkeley, 2011


2019-2020, Teaching Assistant, Syracuse University

2018-2019, University Fellow, Syracuse University

2017-2018, Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow & Policy Analyst, BPI Chicago

2014-2017, Teaching & Research Assistant, Syracuse University

2014, Associate Editor, Routledge

2012-2013, Editorial Assistant, Routledge


2019. with Muhammad, T. “From the Big House to No House: A Critical Geography of Reentry Housing in Chicago.” Society + Space.

2019. Book Review: Social Reproduction Theory: Remapping Class, Recentering Oppression, Antipode,

2018. “No Place to Call Home: Navigating Reentry Housing in Chicago.” Roosevelt University & BPI.

2017. “In Chicago, Another Public Housing Experiment: Prisoner Reentry.” CityLab.

2017. with Speer, J. “The Politics of Conceptualizing the Carceral: A Commentary on Moran et al (2017).” Progress in Human Geography.

2016. “Geographies of Mobility in James Joyce’s Dubliners.” Literary Geographies 2(2): 128-143.  

2019, Teaching Assistant, World Cultures

2017, Teaching Assistant, Environment & Society

2016, 2015, Teaching Assistant, World Urban Geography

2014, Grader, Human Geographies

2014, Grader, Political Geography


2015-2016, Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University

Research Assistantships

2019, $250, Applied Geography Specialty Group Travel Award

2017, $1000, with Lecy, J., “Cross-sector Collaboration and Urban Revitalization in Buffalo, NY,” EPARCC Case Study Competition

2015, $250, Cultural Geography Specialty Group Master’s-Level Research Award

2014, $750, Roscoe-Martin Fund for Research, Syracuse University

Grants & Awards


2019, “‘No Place to Call Home,’ or the Chicago Reentry Atlas: Participatory Mapping and Policy Change from Below.” Session title: “Doing Critical Community Geography to Inform Policy” (co-session organizer with Jonnell Robinson). Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

2017, “Economic Development and Urban Revitalization in Buffalo, NY,” PAI 786: Urban Policy, Syracuse University.

2017, “Second Chances in the Second City: Mapping Chicago’s Carceral Continuum.” Session title: “The Where of Rights and the Right to the City.” Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts.

2015, “Geographies of Mobility in James Joyce’s Dubliners.” Session title: “World Literary Geographies.” Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.


2019, Geography Graduate Student Representative

2015-2016, Maxwell School Dean’s Search Committee

Fall 2015, Supporting Women in Geography, co-director

references available upon request