I am an Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at the University at Albany, SUNY. I earned my PhD in Rhetoric and Composition at the University of Louisville. I am also a graduate of the MFA program in creative nonfiction at Emerson College.

My research focuses on how communities of activists advocate for each other across differences, especially in LGBTQ+ and racial justice movements. My research and teaching interests include activist public rhetorics; queer, feminist, and critical race studies; digital rhetorics; translingual approaches to writing; and social justice pedagogies. 

My work has been recognized through a Gloria Anzaldúa Rhetorician Award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication.

I am the co-editor of the book Crossing Divides: Exploring Translingual Writing Pedagogies and Programs, and my scholarship has recently appeared in Composition Studies and JAC.

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