B.A. Political Science, Monmouth College
M.A. Political Science, Western Illinois University
My primary research interests are in the area of Gender Security. Specifically, I explore issues related to sexual violence, gendered consequences of political violence, female terrorism, nonviolent resistance, human rights, and military technology in international conflict.
Considering the Proliferation and Reluctant Use of UAVs, co-authored with Dr. Tobias Gibson, Westminster College- MO, – International Studies Association Annual Meeting, February, 2017
Spend More Hurt Less: How Government Social Spending Mitigates the Negative Impact of Sanctions on Women – International Studies Association Midwest Annual Meeting, November, 2016
Take Back the Power: An Examination of the Effect of Sexual Violence on Female Participation in Violent Political Organizations –Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting, April 7, 2016
Speak No Evil? An Examination of the Effect of Human Rights Reputation on Alliance Formation, International Studies Association Midwest Annual Meeting, November, 2015
Leading with Love: An Examination of Leadership in Nonviolent Direct Action Campaigns, International Studies Association – Midwest Annual Meeting, November, 2013