I am currently a PhD student in the Department of Geography and Planning at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. I am working with Dr. Joyce Davidson as my supervisor and Dr. Joan Schwartz as my Co-supervisor.
I completed my MA in geography at Louisiana State University in August of 2011. Dr. Dydia DeLyser was my advisor and thesis director. My committee members were Anthropologist, Dr. Helen Regis and English professor, Dr. Lauren Coats. I also completed my BA at Louisiana State University in Latin with a minor in Italian (August, 2003).
Research Interests: critical health geographies, waste, ridding, divestment, discard studies, emotional geographies, qualitative methods, geographies of the imagination, post-first-hand economies, second-hand culture, feminist geography, marginal spaces of consumption, embodiment, mobilities, identity performance, performance theory and methodology, post-humanism, alternative archives, technology, everydayness, mundane, liminal space, virtual space, virtual identities, mapping virtual communities, social theory, materiality, agency of objects, storytelling, narrative, affect, mental maps, cartographies, spatial theory, socio-spatial theory and using R for qualitative data exploration