My research is on nation-building in a female motorcycle club. I teach sociology, anthropology, and the liberal arts capstone "Bronx Beautiful" and integrate Open Educational Resources, primary texts, and experiential learning opportunities into my courses.
feminist ethnographic methodology, subcultures, and gendered deviance
The New School for Social Research (MA, Ph.D. in sociology)
Hoiland, Sarah, Reyes, Silvia, and Antonios Varelas. (2020). “The impact of a Supplemental Instruction Program on Diverse Peer Leaders at a Two Year Institution.” Journal of Peer Learning. 13: 5-20.
Mellon/ ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowship. 2019-2020. $40,000
“The Eugenio María de Hostos Drama in Education (DiE) Institute: Using Theater to Enhance Teaching.” Bridging Theory to Practice. 2019-2020. $6,000.
“Collaborative Research: Numeracy Infusion for College Educators (NICE).” National Science Foundation. 2016-2019. #1644948. $103,020.
“Collaborative Community Arts for Dialogue, Reflection, and Energy (CADRE) in the Bronx.” Bridging Theory to Practice. 2017-2018. $30,000.