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I’m a doctoral student in sociology at UNC-Chapel Hill, and a biosocial trainee at the Carolina Population Center. The aim of my research program is to provide sociologically informed accounts of population health disparities, which are also biologically plausible and amenable to policy intervention. Toward this end, my studies integrate survey, biomarker, and historical-contextual data to reveal underlying mechanisms of broader health disparities.

My research is supported by the National Institutes of Health and has been published in Social Forces, Journal of Health and Social Behavior, Society and Mental Health, Race and Justice, Population Research and Policy Review, and Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, among other outlets. You can find more information about my research and teaching in my CV linked above, or in my other online profiles.