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

I also run the Race & Ethnicity Politics Reading Group at UCI. The page for which can be found here.

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


  • Reading Fanon in the Age of Trumpism (in progress)
  • Fight Club and the Appeal to the White, Male Imagination: An 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: A Framework for the Alt-Verse (email for draft)

Upcoming Talks

Northeastern Political Science Association 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

61st International Studies Association Annual Convention
The Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI, USA
“Conveying and Constructing Identities: Entertaining, Meme-ing and Dressing in/for International Politics” Panel
Saturday, March 28th, 2020 @ 2:15 to 4:00 PM