This is a place where you can learn a little bit more about me, my interests, and my work. For quick reference you can download my CV (April 2020) and Teaching Philosophy.

Grand Canyon, August 2018


I am an assistant professor for Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Akron, OH since Fall 2091. My research interest is gardening in incarcerated settings.

I started this journey as Research Specialist in Oriana House, Inc. Clients share in the local news how the benefited from the pilot garden project I initiated on May 31, 2019, and here another article about the program.

Since fall 2018 I am elected member of the Membership Committee of Sociologists for Women in Society.

In spring 2018 I officially joined my friends at  Queer STS , and am excited to be board member of the Red Bird Center for Healing.

Activism Goes Global: Experiences of “Sociologists for Women in Society” at the UN.  Brock Education Journal. Vol 27, No 1 (2017).

Out now!  A video-performance on “Gagafeminist Teaching” powered by sol haring film and Anita P. Moerth, presented 2017 at the D-A-CH gender studies conference in Cologne/Germany.

Brochure against anti-feminist propaganda for gender studies students released in February 2017:  gleichBERECHTIGTE WISSENSCHAFT fundiert argumentieren für GENDER STUDIES