About Me

I am a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, focusing on Comparative Politics, The Middle East, and Gender. Additionally, I am a Graduate Research Fellow at the Howard Baker Center for Public Policy.

I earned my BA in Social Science Education with a minor in Political Science from Appalachian State University. I also earned my MA from App State in International Relations and Comparative Politics, as well as a Graduate Certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.