I’m a political theorist and 2nd-year PhD student in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. Before that, I received a BA in Political Science from North Carolina State University

My research interests are in American political culture, race & ethnicity, social movements, and digital media.


  • The New Right: Digital Political Culture, Aesthetics and Discourse (in progress)
  • Is Trump a Terrorist? Stochastic Terrorism and the Trump Administration (in progress)
  • Fight Club and the Appeal to the White, Male Imagination: A Sociopolitical Understanding of the Rise Above Movement (RAM) (in progress)
  • A Robinsonian Reckoning of the Rise of Trumpism: The Re-Rewhitening of America (email for draft)
  • Foundations of the Alt-Right Movement (email for draft)


  • Current Assignment: American Politics by Louis Desipio
  • Past Assignments:
    • Race & Ethnicity Politics by Claire Kim (Spring 2019)
    • Race & Ethnicity Politics by Louis Desipio (Fall 2017, Fall 2018)
    • American Politics by Louis Desipio (Summer Session I 2018)
    • American Culture by Christine Tomlinson (Winter 2017, Spring 2018, Summer Sesson I 2018)


77th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference
Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL, USA
Race, Class, and Ethnicity Section
“Political Mobilization and Social Movements” Paper Session
Thursday, April 4th, 2019 @ 3:00 to 4:30 PM

2019 Meeting of the Western Political Science Association (WPSA)
The Manchester Hyatt, San Diego, CA, USA
Race, Ethnicity and Politics Section
“Race, Ethnicity, and Partisanship” Panel
Saturday, April 20th, 2019 @ 10:00 to 11:45 AM