I am an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Sociology/Anthropology Department at Earlham College. My research interests include urban sociology, race and the sociology of technology. More specifically, my current work investigates how African-American households make decisions about housing in the context of a racially segregated metropolitan region.
Additionally, I have used semi-structured involved interviews with users of a popular location based online social network (LBSN) to understand how and why LBSN users engage with urban space both online and in person.
My research has been supported by The Social Science Division and The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at the University of Chicago.