CURRICULUM VITAE

Teaching + Related Experience

City University of New York, Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY
Teaching Fellow – “English Composition II” 2016-present
Developed syllabus and overall course structure, and administered all grades.

City University of New York, Lehman College, Bronx, NY
Adjunct Lecturer – “African American Literature” 2013-2014
Developed syllabus and overall course structure, and administered all grades.

Adjunct Lecturer – “Black Feminisms” 2014
Developed syllabus and overall course structure, and administered all grades.

Adjunct Lecturer – “Freshman Seminar: The Liberal Arts” 2014
Developed syllabus and overall course structure, and administered all grades.

State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
Teaching Assistant – to Professor Oscar Williams in “Intro to African-American Studies” 2010
Met with students upon request and graded all written work, including final exam papers.

RELATED EXPERIENCE
PRIME Leaders, Bronx, NY
Community Educator 2011 – 2013
Created lesson plans, facilitated workshops and instructed group.

Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, Brooklyn, NY
Intern, Education Dept. 2011 – 2012
Created curriculum guides, performed public relations, wrote and edited education-based museum grants, completed research.

Book review: “Aristotle and Black Drama: A Theater of Civil Disobedience”
Published in the Journal of African-American Studies, Springer 2014

Twilight Girl on Projects, Poetry, and Yam-Eating
Zine presented at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts 2012
Brooklyn, NY

“Refurbishing Soul: Gentrification’s Disembodying Effects on the Black Body”
Paper presented at State University of New York, English Dept. Honors
Conference 2008

EDUCATION

The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY
Ph.D. in English
Expected May 2020

State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
M.A. in African-American Studies
2010

State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Honors in English

Minor: Spanish
Honors Thesis: “Refurbishing Soul: Gentrification’s Disembodying Effects on the Black Body”
2008

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“Objects and Memory: From the Personal to the Collective.” The Fabric of Cultures: Objects, Memory, Technology Conference, City University of New York, Queens College, May 2017

“Pedagogy, Research, and Social Change.” The Futures Initiative, The Graduate Center, CUNY, April 2017

Awards / Honors

English Honors Program
Dean’s List
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
Phi Beta Kappa
Spellman Achievement Award

Areas of Interest

Pedagogy + urban education, Africana Studies, fashion studies, affect studies.

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