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PhD Student in Sociology, Kansas State University

I am currently a PhD student under the advisement of Dr. Matthew Sanderson on an NSF-funded R3 NRT traineeship.

Publications: 1 journal article, 2 book chapters, 1 book review (Springer Nature, Agriculture and Human Values), 4 op-eds, 2 academic essays, 3 speech transcripts, 2 short stories, 1 play script, and 10 poems.

30 competitively-selected and conference presentations from 2015-2020 and 3 podcast appearances.

Notable awards/positions: 2x departmental research award (2018 & 2019); Managing Editor, Agriculture and Human Values; Bi-National Oratorical Champion, Speech and Debate All-American; Student Body President



  • –present
    PhD Student (Advisor: Dr. Matthew Sanderson) , Kansas State University


  • 2019 
    Kansas State University , M.A., Communication Studies (NCA's MES top rhetorical thesis award)