Professional Experience

  • Director, Center for Health and Justice Research, Indiana University Public Policy Institute, 2016-present
  • Adjunct Faculty Appointment, Fairbanks School of Public Health, IUPUI, 2015-present
  • Graduate Student Instructor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, North Carolina State University, 2007-2012


  • National Institutes of Drug Abuse R34, to develop SUPPORT, a community-driven, recovery-oriented treatment program for returning inmates (2016)
  • Trustees’ Teaching Award, awarded for outstanding teaching activities with IUPUI undergraduate students (2016)
  • Graduate Student Mentoring Award, awarded for outstanding mentorship with graduate students, North Carolina State University (2010)