I received my PhD in History from the University of Florida in 2017 and current work as a Professor of History at Florida SouthWestern State College.
I am an award-winning scholar, writer, and teacher of American history and crime, violence, and criminal justice in the United States, particularly focusing on the American South. My first book, Race, Crime, and Policing in the Jim Crow South, came out in July 2021. I've also been engaged with public work and writing over the last year. I've work has been featured in numerous venues, including the Washington Post, Ft. Myers News-Press, and WGCU.