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Observing Bankruptcy Court in Memphis
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
A few months ago I was lucky enough to spend 3 days observing bankruptcy court in Memphis, Tennessee. I am indebted to my colleague, Shelby Grossman, who kindly gave me a place to stay, enabling me
 
Gender, Diversity, and Methods in Political Science
Monday, June 19, 2017
Gender, Diversity, and Methods in Political Science: A Theory of Selection and Survival Biases, a paper I co-authored with Professor Shauna Shames of Rutgers University, Camden, was published in the
 
Research Funding from JCHS
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
This summer I am lucky to be receiving research funding from the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard. This funding will allow me to continue the ethnographic research I have been conducting
 
Reminder to self: blog more :)
Thursday, August 18, 2016
It’s been a while since I updated this thing! I’m going to try to do a little better on that front. On the plus side, I’ve figured out what my dissertation is on (household debt and the politics of
 
Star Trek and Cultural Capitalism
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Did you know that I’m a huge nerd? You probably guessed as much given the whole grad school thing... One of my main nerdy tendencies is that I’m a pretty big sci-fi fan. When I was younger I was
 
I am a PhD candidate at Harvard University in the Department of Government and am currently on the academic job market.
 
My dissertation, The Debtor Class: Socioeconomic Practices and Political Perspectives of Americans in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, is overseen by Jennifer Hochschild (chair), Daniel Carpenter, and Andrea Campbell (MIT).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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