Who I am and What I Do

My vision is to fundamentally transform what counts as politics through my writing. By shifting what is considered political, I want to enable socio-political engagement that nurtures, radicalizes and and shifts our communities toward joy, overall health, well being and justice.

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Blog

Once a week the blog will be updated with writing about the intersection of everyday life and politics.

Work With Me

I consult, write, speak and facilitate workshops about race, gender, identity, poverty, politics, writing, and the creative process.

Academic Bio

I am an assistant professor of Political Science at John Jay College in New York City. I’ve been teaching, doing activist work and writing about politics for the last ten years.

Current Book Project

I am currently writing a book about marginalized communities and the non-traditional political identities & strategies that can develop within. Check out this section for more information as the project develops...

From the Blog

"I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood. That the speaking profits me, beyond any other effect..." ~ Audre Lorde