I’m a political theorist and 3rd-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.


  • Fight Club and the Appeal to the White, Male Imagination: A Sociopolitical Understanding of the Rise Above Movement (RAM) (email for draft)
  • 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)


Northeastern Political Science Association (NPSA) 51st Annual Conference
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District Hotel, Philadelphia, PA, USA
“The Politics of Social Media, Technology and Popular Culture” Round Table
Thursday, November 8th, 2019 @ 2:00 to 3:30 PM

2019 Southwestern Social Science Association Annual Meeting
The Manchester Hyatt, San Diego, CA, USA
“Trump” Panel
Thursday, October 31st, 2019 @ 10:00 to 11:15 AM
“Identity and Bias” Paper Session
Thursday, October 31st, 2019 @ 11:30 AM to 12:45 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 

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