2013 MA Transatlantic Politics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2011 BA Political Science, California State University, Stanislaus
2019 “Treating immigrants like criminals has a long history in the United States,” The Monkey Cage, The Washington Post.
2018 "Surge in LGBTQ+ and Women of Color Candidates, Yet Obstacles Remain for LGBTQ+ Voters," The Forum, Urban Affairs Review.
2018 "2 Years After Pulse: How can scholars aid in the fight against LGBTQ+ marginalization?" Politics of Color blog, Journal of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics.
2015 "Transgender Rights and Communities of Color," Politics of Color blog, Journal of Race, Ethnicity, & Politics.
2018 Outstanding Student Paper Award, 6th Annual LGBTQ+ Symposium, UI Champaign-Urbana
2018 ¡SI Se Puede! Award, Recuerda Cesar Chavez Committee, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2013-2018 Doctoral Fellow Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy Research, University of New Mexico