I am a sociologist specializing in gender, sexuality, and feminist science studies.
Before coming to Cornell, I was an NICHD Postdoctoral Fellow in the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. I earned my PhD in Sociology from the University of Michigan in 2020, with Graduate Certificates in Science, Technology, and Society (STS), and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Studies.
I study the social construction of sexuality knowledge—in particular, the knowledge produced through demography and population measurement. I am currently writing a book about the social lives of sexuality statistics, The New Gay Science: How Demography Shaped Sexuality Knowledge and LGBTQ Politics. My work has also focused on reproductive health, intimate partner violence, social survey measures, and sexual identity. This peer-reviewed research has been published in the American Sociological Review, Contexts, Demography, Gender & Society, and Sexualities.
SOC Courses - Fall 2023
- SOC 4120 : Health and Social Context
- SOC 4910 : Independent Study
- SOC 6130 : Logics and Methods of Sociological Research