I'm an Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies at the California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Broadly, my interests include: gender and sexualities; juvenile delinquency and justice; peer and social networks; social inequality and the life course; health disparities; and social network analysis.
My current research examines the relationship between sexual orientation and criminal offending from adolescence through adulthood. I also regularly teach undergraduate-level classes in juvenile justice, introductory statistics, and criminological theory.
I earned a B.A. in Health and Societies from the University of Pennsylvania in addition to a M.A. in Criminology and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the Pennsylvania State University.