I am an instructor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science at Loyola University Chicago. My research contributes to the areas of political violence, gender politics, and domestic sources of international relations. My dissertation examines how the operation of rebel groups is shaped by gendered-dynamics. 

   Recent news 


  • My article co-authored with Alex Grigorescu "The Choice Between Intergovernmentalism and Nongovernmentalism: Projecting Domestic Preferences to Global Governance ” is available  online in World Politics.

  • I am teaching two undergraduate courses  - "Gender, Peace, and Security" and "Race and Ethnicity in US Politics" - at the UIUC.