Hello and welcome! I am an Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Di​ego. I study American politics with a focus on participation, representation, race and ethnic politics, and inequality. In 2016-2017, was a Democracy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School. I received my Ph.D. in Public Policy and Political Science from the University of Michigan. I also have a M.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan and a B.A. in Political Science from Howard University. ​
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship under Grant No. 1256260. Any opinion, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.