Lecturer (Cal Poly Pomona): Taught course Coalition Building for MS in Regenerative Studies.
Lecturer (California State University, Los Angeles): Taught undergraduate courses Environmental Racism and Race/Ethnicity & Gender for Chicana/o Studies.
Instructor (Antioch University Los Angeles): Taught course Urban Infrastructure for MA in Urban Sustainability.
Teaching Assistant (UC Irvine): Taught discussion sections for undergradute courses in Anthropology, Sociology, and Chicana/o Studies.
Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
Dissertation Title: Body-City-Machines: Human Infrastructure for Bicycling in Los Angeles
Advisors: Michael J. Montoya (chair), Julia Elyachar, Keith M. Murphy
M.A. in Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
B.A. in Anthropology, Reed College
Urban sustainability, Human infrastructure, Diversity in environmental social movements, Latina/o urbanism, Public space, Embodiment, Community planning, Mobility justice, Public policy, Experimental ethnography.
Fellowships and Awards
Lecturer of the Year (California Faculty Association at California State University, Los Angeles)
Eleanor “Happy” Leacock Travel Award (Society for the Anthropology of North America)
Young Professional of the Year (Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals)
President's Dissertation Year Fellowship (UC Irvine)
Outstanding Graduate Student Panel at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology)
Summer Research Collaborator, New Approaches to Individualization, Infrastructure, and Consumption (Intel Labs and the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion at UC Irvine)
Community Scholar, Community Outreach Partnership Center (UC Irvine)
Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship (UC Irvine)
Advisory Board Member, Orange County Environmental Justice
Advisory Board Member, Multicultural Communities for Mobility
Equity Advisory Panelist, Better Bikeshare Partnership, PeopleForBikes
Advisory Committee Member, Alliance for Biking & Walking 2015 Benchmarking Report
Cycle Track Technical Work Group Member, Federal Highway Administration
Founder and Moderator, Bike Equity Network
Member, Safe Routes to School National Partnership Diversity Task Force
Equity Advisory Council Member, League of American Bicyclists
Editorial Intern at Cultural Anthropology
Editorial Intern at American Anthropologist
Graduate Student Representative, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
Co-founder and Board Secretary, CicLAvia, Los Angeles
Co-founder and Organizer, City of Lights/Ciudad de Luces, Los Angeles