My research focuses on the interconnection of women, gender stereotypes, and security. Previous research looks at how beliefs about women's ability to handle security threats impedes their election. Current projects investigate whether military service can help female candidates overcome gender stereotypes. I teach a variety of courses in International Relations and Comparative Politics including, International Conflict, Latin American Politics, and Gender & Warfare.
Visiting assistant professor, Ohio Northern University
Assistant Professor, Radford University
University of Kentucky, Ph.D. in Political Science
Right 'Man' For the Job: The Influence of Gender on Civil Military Relations, Armed Forces & Society
When Security Dominates the Agenda: The Influence of Ongoing Security Threats on Female Representation, Journal of Conflict Resolution
Fellow, Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society