Hometown: Russellville, Arkansas
Undergrad: Sociology B.A. and Spanish B.A. from Dickinson College
Grad: Sociology M.A. from University of Nevada, Reno
Research Interests: -Transition experiences from the U.S. military to civilian life for combat and non-combat veterans
-U.S. attitudes toward veterans, U.S. military, and U.S. military conflicts.
-Gender differences in lifetime traumatic events, social support and suicidal behavior -The effects of social comparisons on levels of personal and collective self-esteem
Hobbies: I like to go running with my dogs and take them to the dog park; go shopping at thrift and antique stores, watch movies, and drink coffee and listen to NPR.
Favorite Local Hangouts: Rancho San Rafael park and dog park, and Homage bakery on Ralston
Interesting Fact: I have lived in four different continents, and I want to visit the rest (maybe except Antarctica) at some point in my life.