Jasmine is a PhD candidate in the Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University. Her emphasis is in organizing, new media, and social change, with particular interests in gender and participatory methodologies. Her research program is focused on the processes and implications of creating spaces for participation in organizing for social change in online and offline contexts. For example, her dissertation project, funded through a Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship and a PROMISE Award from the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue, is a digital feminist participatory action research (D+FPAR) project examining the potentials and limitations of digital space for transnational feminist organizing. She is also a research assistant with the Purdue Peace Project (PPP), co-leading projects in Ghana as part of an externally funded initiative dedicated to locally led peacebuilding in West Africa and Central America.