Kristen Laciste

Contemporary Art from Africa and its Diasporas
Research Interests: 

Contemporary Art from Africa and its Diasporas, Black Dandyism, British Victorianism, Transatlantic Slave Trade and Slavery, Apartheid in South Africa, Museum Studies

Porter 227
Selected Presentations: 

 “From Maidservant to Anomalous Aristocrat:
Imaging and Imagining Dido Elizabeth Belle.” The Early Modern
Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2017

Honors and Awards: 


UCSC Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development Program Fellow

UCSC Arts Dean's Fund For Excellence




Education and Training: 
BA, Art History, UCLA (Magna Cum Laude, Departmental Highest Honors)
BA, Art, UCLA (Cum Laude)