Associate Professor of Sociology; dissertation focused on organizational innovation in tribal management of fish and wildlife, and various recent research explores common-pool resource management, inter-governmental collaboration, economic development in Indian Country, and sexual harassment/assault. Her interests center on Indigenous nation-rebuilding, self-governance, and social inequalities—particularly gender, racial, and economic. Additional interests include rural and community studies, social movements, and collective action.
Introduction of Sociology; Social Problems, Gender & Work, Sociology of Gender, Environmental Sociology, Social Science Research Methods, Modern Social Theory, Senior Seminar, and various special topics courses
Carroll is a very special place where students really have unforgettable learning, spiritual and social experiences. I am an alumnus, and I returned to Carroll in part because I wanted to help create and support those amazing experiences I had for current students."