Curriculum Vitae


The University of Chicago – Doctor of Philosophy, Political Science, 2019.
Dissertation: “Cruising Politics: Affect, Assemblage, Agonism”
Committee: Patchen Markell (Chair), Lauren Berlant, Robert Gooding-Williams, Bernard Harcourt.

The University of Chicago – Master of Arts, Political Science, 2011.

The University of Chicago – Masters of Arts in the Social Sciences, 2008.

Purchase College (SUNY) – Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, cum laude, 2006.


Purchase College (SUNY): Assistant Professor of Political Science (2020 – present)

The University of Chicago: Political Science MA Thesis Preceptor (2016-2017).

The University of Chicago: Political Science BA Thesis Preceptor (2016-2017).

The University of Chicago: Grodzin Lecturer in Political Science (2015).
– “Anti-Social Politics: Against Contract, Community, and Civility.”

The University of Chicago: Lecturer in the College.
– “Classics of Social and Political Thought”.

Areas of Research Interest:

Political Theory:

  • Modern Continental philosophy and political thought.
  • History of political thought,
  • American Political Development,
  • Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy and political thought,
  • Political economy.

American Politics:

  • Social movements,
  • Race and politics,
  • Constitutional law and theory,
  • Public opinion and ideology.


  • Gender and Sexuality Studies,
  • Feminism,
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Post-colonial Studies
  • Psychoanalysis,
  • Media Studies,
  • Affect Theory.


  • Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2014-2015).
  • Grodzin Prize Lectureship in Political Science (2014-2015).
  • Emerging Leaders Initiative Internship, The Legacy Project (2015)


  • American Political Science Association (2015 – present)
  • Western Political Science Association (2017 – present)
  • Association for Political Theory (2019 – present)
  • Reviewer for Police Practice and Research: An International Journal.