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.

Papers

  • 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)

Teaching

  • 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)

Talks

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