Currently, I'm an assistant professor of rhetoric & writing at the University of Texas at Austin. I am also a senior researcher with Detroit Integrated Vision for Environmental Research through Science and Engagement and an affiliated researcher in the Writing, Information, and Digital Experience Research Center. Previously, I served as an executive board member of the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition.
My research centers on the dynamics of environmental public policy deliberation, environmental justice, and environmental cultural history. I'm interested in designing socially-justice technical interventions that can facilitate better relationships between people, communities, and their environments.
In the past, my work has been funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors and the Institute for Population Sciences, Health Assessment, Administration, Services, and Economics.