Brittany is originally from the Chicagoland area, but has spent time in New Jersey. She received her BA in sociology with a double major in catholic studies, a minor in women and gender studies and a certificate from the honors program from Seton Hall University in 2015. She then began her graduate studies at West Virginia University. Brittany graduated with her MA in sociology in May 2017. Her master’s thesis focused on gender roles and their effect on attraction amongst college students. She is currently a first-year doctoral student in the sociology program at WVU and works as a graduate assistant for the department of sociology and anthropology. Her broad interests include (but are not limited to) gender, roles and religion.