2018     Ph.D., Criminology and Criminal Justice

      Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Dissertation: Policing the Drinking Community: An Assessment of the Criminal Justice Response to Drunk Driving and Alcohol Related Crashes (1985-2014)

Committee: Randy Gainey (Chair), Ruth Triplett, and Bryan Porter

Comprehensive Exams: Advanced Quantitative Methods, Policy & Inequality, & Theory

 2013     M.A., Sociology

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Thesis: Reefer Madness to Marijuana Legalization: Media Exposure and American Attitudes Towards Marijuana (1975-2010)

Committee: Scott Maggard (Chair), Randy Gainey, and Travis Linnemann

2011     B.A., Criminal Justice/Public Law

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

(Summa  cum Laude)

Departmental Honors in Criminal Justice

Research Project: Alcohol Consumption and Academic Performance at ODU