Teaching & Advising

I teach several courses in both Sociology and Statistics. Sociology courses include Introduction to Sociology, Social Autopsy, Sociology of Health & Illness, and Social Demography. Statistics courses include Introductory, Intermediate, and Advanced Social Statistics.

Syracuse University, Department of Sociology (2015 – Present)

Undergraduate Courses: 

Introduction to Sociology

First Year Forum “Social Autopsy”

Graduate Courses:

Human Conquest of Disease and Early Death

Introduction to Social Statistics

Intermediate Social Statistics

Advanced Social Statistics

Case Western Reserve University, Department of Sociology (2013-2015)

Undergraduate Courses:

Social Research Methods

Social Demography

Graduate Courses:

Intermediate Social Statistics

Social Demography

University of Texas at Austin, Population Research Center (2008-2010)

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates:

Statistics and Stata

Guest Lectures 

Syracuse University (Health Disparities Course), Fall 2016

Syracuse University Project Advance “Education and Health”, Fall 2015

Case Western Reserve University (Introduction to Sociology Course), 2014


PhD Dissertation Committees:

Cassie Dutton, Syracuse University (2018-present)

       John Wolohan, Syracuse University (2018-present)

Selene Cammer-Bechtold, Syracuse University (2016-present)

Rebecca Wang, Syracuse University (2015-present)

       Ynesse Abdul-Malak, Syracuse University (2017 completed; Visiting Professor of                   Sociology, Colgate University)

Tirth Bhatta, Case Western Reserve University (2017 completed; Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Las Vegas, Nevada)

Cory Cronin, Case Western Reserve University (2015 completed; Assistant Professor of Sociology, Ohio University)

Master’s Thesis Committees:

Michele Meyer, Syracuse University (2017 completed; PhD Student, UNC-Chapel Hill)

Stephen Warren, Syracuse University (2016 completed; PhD Student, University of Massachusetts—Amherst)