Doctorate of Philosophy, University of South Florida (Dissertation: An Intersectional Examination of Disability and LGBTQIA+ Identities)
Graduate Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies, University of South Florida
Master of Arts, Sociology, Texas Tech University
(Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honors Society, Thesis: Perceptions of Gender and Sexuality by Individuals With and Without Neuropsychological Disorders: A Comparative Study, under Dr. Patricia Maloney)
Bachelor’s of Arts, Sociology and Psychology, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (Delta Alpha Pi International Honors Society, Senior paper: Drag Culture: “Cover Girl Can’t Cover Boys”)
Assistent Professor; Department of Sociology and Criminology, University of Wisconsin La Crosse 2018-Present
Graduate Instructor and Teaching Assistant; Department of Sociology, University of South Florida, Disability and Society, Introduction to Sociology and Statistics for Social Science, Sociology of Sexualities, 2014-Present
Instructor; Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Texas Tech University, Introduction to Sociology, May 2014-August 2014
Teaching Assistant; Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Texas Tech University, Introduction to Sociology, and Marriage and Family, Sociology of Deviance, and Contemporary Social Problems, 2012- 2014
Research Assistant; Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Texas Tech University, Ethical Adoption, Under Dr. Jennifer Dunn, and Moral Education in Charter Schools, Under Dr. Patricia Maloney, 2013 –2014.
Research Assistant, Shippensburg University, Psychology, Shippensburg University, Rape Avoidance Behaviors of Minority Women, Under Dr. Corrine Bertram, 2010 –2011
“The disability rights community was never mine.”: Neuroqueer Disidentification. Gender & Society, (33)1, 123-147
Hegemonic or Queer? A Comparative Analysis of Five LGBTQIA/Disability Intersectional Social Movement Organizations. Humanity & Society, 0160597618782582.
A Messy Trajectory: From Medical Sociology to Crip Theory. Pp. 159-192. In Sociology Looking at Disability: What Did We Know and When Did We Know It, Research in Social Science and Disability, Volume 9, edited by S. E. Green and S. N. Barnartt. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. (Peer-reviewed book series).
“It Has No Color, It Has No Gender, It’s Gender Bending”: Gender and Sexuality Fluidity and Subversiveness in Drag Performance (Justine Egner & Patricia Maloney) in The Journal of Homosexuality 63(7): Pp. 875-903
Abortion Laws, Pp. 6-10 In The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Family
Studies, 4 volume set. Vol. 4, edited by C. L. Shehan. John Wiley & Sons.
WORK IN PROGRESS
“My Existence is Resistance!”: Contesting whiteness, ablism, and heterosexism through narratives of self acceptance and self pride”
Perceptions of Gender and Sexuality by Individuals With and Without Neuropsychological
Disorders: A Comparative Study. With Dr. Patricia Maloney (Expected date of completion: May 2017)
“I never realized sex between two women wasn’t safe!”: Lesbian and Queer Women Making Sense of Safer Sex Practices. With MC Whitlock (Expected date of completion: August 2017)
American Sociological Association:
Sections: Disability & Society, Sexualities, Medical Sociology, Body & Embodiment, Education
Society for Disability Studies
Society for the Study of Social Problems
Southern Sociological Society
Sociologists for Women in Society
Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honors Society