I graduated from FSU in 2012 with my PhD in cultural and linguistic anthropology, focusing on the Yucatec Maya of southern Mexico. I conducted dissertation fieldwork in Coba, Quintana Roo, Mexico in 2009 which was fully funded by the National Science Foundation. I'm interested in globalization, language contact, and sustainable tourism, and am currently a lecturer and advisor at the University of Dayton in Ohio. I teach 'Introduction to Cultural Anthropology,' 'Language and Culture,' Cultures of Latin America,' and 'Tourism in the Social Sciences.' I have taught summer classes in Argentina, China, and Spain, and am interested in developing a human rights course with UD colleagues which will culminate in an intersession student trip to the Yucatan Peninsula.