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Through a praxis of navigating multiple worlds, I work to foster reciprocal relationships among academics, activists, journalists, artists, and other visionary practitioners. My research spans themes of imprisonment, immigration, migration, sexuality, discipline, and social movements. In partnership with academic colleagues and movement comrades, I have curated conversations that not only contribute to our understanding of the role of religion in the formation of secular modernity, but also illuminate the complex ethics of survival, struggle and renewal among those who have traditionally been constructed as out-of-time and out-of-place by the intersecting logics of colonialism and criminalization.

These are a few of the events and forums I have organized in service to the academy and movements for social change:

Outside of the academy, I serve as an ongoing advisor to: