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ABOUT
Me

Research Interests

Medical Sociology

Life Course & Aging

Public Health

Demography

Disability

Hearing Loss

Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook

New Zealand

EDUCATION

2012

University of Michigan

Bachelor of Arts

Social Anthropology

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Dual sociology and anthropology concentration with a focus in medical anthropology

2015

Columbia University

Master of Public Health

Sociomedical Sciences

 

Certificate in Public Health Research Methods

2018

Duke University

Master of Arts

Sociology

2021

Duke University

Doctor of Philosophy

Sociology

Biography

2012-2013

Research Fellow

Massachusetts Eye & Ear / Harvard Medical School

Under the supervision of Dr. Konstantina Stankovic, I designed and conducted a survey-based study of how people disclose their hearing loss to others.

2013-2015

MPH

Columbia University

I received an MPH in Sociomedical Sciences with a certificate in Public Health Research Methods from the Mailman School of Public Health. My thesis was supervised by Drs. Corinne Kirchner and Konstantina Stankovic.

2015-2021

PhD

Duke University

I received a PhD in Sociology at Duke University in 2021 under the supervision of Drs. Scott Lynch and Jen'nan Read (co-chairs). My dissertation addressed related theoretical questions regarding stress proliferation and disability over the life course using longitudinal, nationally representative data. Two chapters have been published here and here.

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