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, social theory, materiality, agency of objects, storytelling, narrative, affect, mental maps, cartographies, spatial theory, socio-spatial theory and folklore