- UC Santa Cruz
- Visual Studies PhD
Brittany Sheldon (B.A., '07) received her PhD in Art History and African Studies from Indiana University, Bloomington. She conducted her doctoral research on rural women's wall painting, pottery, and basketry in northeastern Ghana and southern Burkina Faso with support from a West African Research Association Pre-Doctoral Fellowship and a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad award. Currently, as a postdoctoral fellow with the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies at the University of Rochester, she is revising her dissertation into an online exhibition.