Kevin is a Ph.D. student in American Studies at the University of Maryland. He comes to the program from Southern Illinois University where he received his B.S. in Marketing and his M.A. in Sociology. His current research interest centers around social movements, religion, the social construction of reality, and material culture. Kevin’s previous work focused on the mobilization dynamics of the civil rights movements and the subsequent Black Catholic sub movement.
Kevin is a 2015–2016 Teaching and Learning Transformation Center Graduate Fellow. Where his work focuses on digital participatory learning where he explores online technologies as a method of exploring ongoing social movements. He is working on the AADHum project as a Graduate Assistant during the 2016-17 school year, for which he convenes and facilitates project events and other scholarly activities.