Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, IN

Visiting Associate Professor of Law, May 2023 - July 2023

Associate Professor of Law, August 2023 - Present

Courses:          Constitutional Law, Critical Race Theory, Theories of Collective Liberation


University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, MS

Assistant Professor of Law, July 2020 – May 2023

Courses:          Constitutional Law, Civil and Political Rights, Critical Race Theory, Gender and the Law, Introduction to US Law and Reasoning (an undergraduate Honors College class)


Committees:    Speakers and Faculty Scholarship (2020-2023), Faculty Appointments (2021-2023), Public Interest Law Fellows Grant Selection (2021, 2022),

Diversity (2020-2021)


Awards:          Ben Hardy Faculty Excellence Award for Outstanding Teaching, Scholarship, and Service (2022), Inaugural Faculty Diversity Award (2022), University of Mississippi Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies Fellowship (for the project The Legal Consequences of Conflating and Appropriating Slavery Abolition) (2021-2023)



Service:           Vice Chair, ABA Criminal Justice Section, Academics Committee (2021-Present); Chair, Supplemental Document Committee, Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Workshop




Constitutional Law, Theories of Collective Liberation (Race, Gender, Class), Criminal Law (Penal Abolition, Transformative Justice), Work Law




The George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC

Juris Doctor, May 2014

  • Member, Moot Court Board

  • First Place and Best Brief Award, American Bar Association, First Amendment and Media Law Moot Court, Spring 2014

  • American Bar Association, Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in Health Law, Spring 2014

  • Participant, Van Vleck Constitutional Law Moot Court, Fall 2013

  • Business Ethics Teaching Assistant for Professor Keith Diener in The George Washington University School of Business (August 2012 – February 2013)


University of Minnesota, Morris, Morris, MN

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, May 2011

•   Recipient of Ted Uehling Donor Funded Scholarship in Philosophy

•   Senior Thesis “The Morality of Sex Robots”





Center for Survivor Agency and Justice, Washington, DC

Director of Capacity Building and Systems Change (January 2019 – June 2020)

Lead the development of CSAJ’s systems change work by creating new projects related to commercial sexual exchange and strategies to address broader issues of economic security for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.  Collaborated with issue area experts in Consumer Rights Law, Domestic Violence Law, Family Law, Civil Rights, and more to create webinars, resources, and other materials for use by attorneys and advocates in the field. Managed a budget as the lead on a brand-new project that developed the skills of legal advocates to address the economic costs of domestic and sexual violence.


Amara Legal Center, Washington, DC

Director of Policy and Strategic Partnerships (July 2017 – January 2019)

Staff Attorney (May 2016 – July 2017)

Volunteer (January 2014 – May 2016)

Established and led Amara’s policy department by developing policy priorities, presenting oral  and  written  testimony  in  support  of  or  in  opposition  to  legislation,  forming  and participating  in  coalitions  with  non-profit  and  government  entities  to  work  toward legislative and policy change in the areas of civil rights, criminal justice reform, and victim services that benefitted intersecting communities. Provided direct legal representation to sex workers and survivors of human trafficking by independently litigating cases in federal and state court from intake to resolution. Developed and managed the intern program.


U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota, Rapid City, SD

Law Clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Wollmann (June 2015 – May 2016)

Sole staff member to newly appointed magistrate judge in an area with a large Native American community to further her mission of ensuring equitable treatment of all who appeared in her courtroom. Conducted legal research, drafted and edited orders, reports and recommendations, and internal memoranda on a variety of issues, including unreasonable searches and seizures, excessive force, and employment discrimination.


Victor M. Glasberg & Associates, Alexandria, VA

Post-Graduate Fellow (August 2014 – May 2015)

Conducted legal research to develop civil rights cases and drafted pleadings, memoranda, briefs, correspondence, and other documents on a variety of issues including unlawful search and seizure, false arrest, and malicious prosecution. Interacted with clients and witnesses by conducting interviews, participating in depositions, and explaining matters to clients. Participated in meetings with members of the firm, discussed case strategy, and helped prepare for hearings and appellate argument.





2014, Virginia State Bar

2015, District of Columbia Bar