I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Information Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My advisor is Dr. Amelia Gibson, and I am affiliated with the Behavior and Technology Lab in the division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine.
I research health informatics, digital health, and the use of technology for the prevention and care of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.
My dissertation research uses quantitative and qualitative methods to understand the influence of sociotechnical systems on the information practices and HIV protective and risk reduction behaviors of young, Black men who have sex with men.
I hold a M.S. in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University, and a dual B.A. in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy and Comparative Cultures and Politics from Michigan State University.
I am a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Millennium Scholar, McNair Scholar, and a recent recipient of the Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (2019), P.E.O. Scholar Award (2019) and a UNC Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2019).
To learn more, check out my curriculum vitae.