M.Ed. Rehabilitation Counseling, Auburn University, 2007
B.S. Rehabilitation Services, Auburn University, 2004
• Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Sex Trafficking
• Global Issues
• Nonprofit Leadership
• Sexual assault and exploitation
Translating Research into Social Change
Sexual assault and links to sense of control and economic and marital stability
Impact of sexual exploitation on marriage and relationships
Auburn University RESTORE Lab, 2019-2020
Jeanne M. Priester Fellowship for Doctoral Study
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
Certified Grant Writer
Distinguished Future Faculty
Auburn University's 2012 Young Alumni of the Year Award
Featured in the “Young Influencers List” in Brad Lomenick’s book, The Catalyst Leader
If you could study any random thing other than HDFS/MFT, what would it be?
Based on my unhealthy obsession with HGTV, I'd probably study interior design.
What has surprised you about being a graduate student?
While I miss being a practitioner, I'm encouraged by the potential for research to influence practice and excited to prepare students to create critical systemic change throughout the world.