I am a Sociology PhD candidate at Indiana University, where I have also obtained an MS in Applied Statistics. My research interests include social networks, aging, mental health, culture, and quantitative methods. I am a 2017-2018 Social Networks and Health Fellow at the Duke Network Analysis Center. I am also the 2017-2018 graduate student representative for the American Sociological Association's Section on Mental Health council. My work has been published in the Journal of Health and Social BehaviorAdvances in Medical SociologyNetwork Science, and several community health journals. You can read more about my current research here.

Recent News
  • Upcoming conferences: From 6/26-7/1, I will travel to Utrecht, Netherlands to present at the Sunbelt Conference; I have organized several exciting sessions on Health Care Provider Networks (program here). Also, in mid-August I will be in Philadelphia for the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association. If you would like to get in touch with me at either conference, please feel free to reach out. 
  • May, 2018: I was invited to present at the 2018 Duke Social Networks & Health Workshop. A video recording of my presentation will be made available on the Duke Network Analysis Center website
  • April, 2018: I presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA). Slides from this presentation are available on request. 
  • December, 2017: My article, "Cultural Guides, Cultural Critics: Distrust of Doctors and Social Support during Mental Health Treatment," is now online at the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. The published version is here (paywall), and a pre-publication version is here