|Assistant Professor (Ph.D. University of California, Irvine)
220I Newcomb Hall
Urban/Suburban Sociology, Social Stratification, Qualitative Methodologies, Sociology of Adolescence and Youths, Sociology of Culture, Social Psychology
Current Research Projects
Urban Agriculture in New Orleans
Urban Agriculture Youth Programs
Where is Bolton Hill?: Neighborhood Boundaries as Symbolic Boundaries
Coming of Age in a Bubble: Spatial Sociology of Suburban Adolescents
2011. "Coming of Age in the Bubble: Suburban Adolescents' Use of Spatial Metaphor as Symbolic Boundaries." Symbolic Interaction 34(2).
2009. "Doing Consumption and Sitting Cars: Adolescent Bodies in Suburban Commercial Spaces." Children's Geographies. 7(1):51-66.
2006. "Planning and Social Diversity: Residential Segregation in American New Towns." Urban Studies. 43(12):2285-2299