University Service

2016-2017      Franklin Humanities Institute PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge

2015-2016      Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum Advisory Board

2013-2016      Race Workshop Coordinator, lead coordinator and representative for Dean’s Council of Presidents and Diversity and Inclusion Amongst Graduate Students (DIGS)

Graduate student led interdisciplinary workshop that brings in scholars who focus on race and creates professional development opportunities. Management of 10-15 coordinators in tasks including workshop advertisement, speaker request, funding requests, and professional development events.

2015-2016      The Latino Migration Project at UNC-Chapel Hill, Alumni Leadership Committee Founding Member

The Latino Migration Project is an education and research program dedicated to improving public understanding about the impact and implications of the expanding Latin American presence in North Carolina and the Southeastern United States.

2014-2016       Certificate in College Teaching

Courses: Teaching Race, Teaching Gender (Spring 2016), Teaching Fundamentals (Spring 2016), Teaching Politics (Fall 2016)

2014-2015       Duke University Service-Learning Faculty Fellow Program

A learning community in which new and experienced service-learning practitioners deepen their knowledge, practice, partnerships, and sense of community through a series of interactive workshops, speakers, and experiences that present current research and best practices for community-engaged pedagogy.



2016-present       Ignite NC Action Fund, Board Co-chair

A political organization seeking to build power with young people, especially the working class, women, LGBTQ, and people of color.

2016-2018        Durham City Council Human Relations Committee, Appointed Member

2015-2017      ETR Services, LLC, Research Associate

A person holding this position participates in the design of research instruments, conducts literature searches and literature reviews, assists with data collection through surveys, site visits or interviews, performs analyses of data, and contributes to report writing.

2015-2017      Triangle for Latino Student Success Council, Co-Chair

TLSS has developed partnerships with multiple sectors through its leadership council, including policymakers, business & workforce, and higher education. This has led to two of the community colleges in the target area initiating 1st year Latino cohort support programs on their campuses.

2015-2016             Student Action with Farmworkers, Board Member

Student Action with Farmworkers is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to bring students and farmworkers together to learn about each other’s lives, share resources and skills, improve conditions for farmworkers, and build diverse coalitions working for social change. Current member of strategic planning team.

2014-present      Durham Solidarity Center, Advisory Board Member

The Durham Solidarity Center is shared office, resource, and work space that seeks to support grassroots social justice efforts in the Triangle. Located in the Hayti Heritage Center in the Fayetteville Street corridor of Durham, the Solidarity Center is entirely supported by individual monthly contributions.  It is run and supported by volunteers.