|2011 - Present||Associate Professor, University of North Florida ‐ Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work|
|2006 - 2011||Assistant Professor, University of North Florida ‐ Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Social Work|
|2003 - 2005||Instructor, DePauw University ‐ Sociology|
|2012||Faculty Development Grant for Off-Campus Study|
|International Center, University of North Florida|
|2007||Funding to develop an innovative, site-specific course on Social Stratification|
|University of North Florida|
|Summer Teaching Grant|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2014 - Present||Sociology Program Coordinator, UNF Mentoring Committee||2002 - Present||Ad hoc journal reviewer, American Sociological Review, The Sociological Quarterly, Social Forces, Sociological Forum, Sociolo||1998 - Present||Ad hoc textbook reviewer, Wadsworth Publishing Company, McGraw-Hill, Oxford University Press, and Teachers College Press||1996 - Present||Member, American Sociological Association Sections: Education; Race, Class, Gender|
Honors and Awards
- 2018 Outstanding Teaching Award, UNF
- 2016 Faculty Affairs Summer Research Grant, UNF
- 2016 Research Enhancement Grant, COAS, UNF
- 2012, 2011 Outstanding Mentorship Award, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
- 2017 Dean’s Research Grant, COAS, UNF
|2006||Ph.D., Indiana University - Bloomington ‐ Department of Sociology|
|1997||MA, Brown University ‐ Department of Sociology|
|1994||BA, Northwestern University ‐ Department of Sociology|
Research Works (16)
Integrated, marginal, and resilient: race, class, and the diverse experiences ...
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (2011)
While first-generation college students are ‘at risk’, the majority do persist. Using in-depth interviews with 28 white college students I ...
Gender Expectations and On-Line Evaluations of Teaching: Evidence from RateMyProfessors ...
Teaching in Higher Education (2009)
Using publicly available data from RateMyProfessors.com, we explore whether an instructor’s gender influences how students rate that instructor. Although RateMyProfessors.com ...