- UC Santa Cruz
- Visual Studies PhD
"Visions at the Scene of Trauma: New Orleans Prospect(s.)" Third Text. Volume 29, Numbers 1-2 March 2015, pp. 14-30.
(Mis)Seeing in Contemporary Art/(Mis)Seeing as Contemporary Art." Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art. Fall 2013. Issue 33.
Kiluanji Kia Henda: Art Beyond the Local and the Global." SAVVY: Journal of Contemporary African Art. eds. Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung and Andrea Heister. Fall 2012.
"Imaginary Histories, Imaginary Progress: A Conversation with Kiluanji Kia Henda." SAVVY: Journal of Contemporary African Art. eds. Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung and Andrea Heister. Fall 2012.
Book Review:Western Frontiers of African Art by Moyo Okediji. African Arts. Winter 2013. Vol 47.
"Spectors in the City: Luanda Past and Present." Arts Council of African Studies Association (ACASA), March 2014.
"Kiluanji Ki Henda's Photographic Practice: Exorcising History, Exposing the Present." Association for the Study of Worldwide African Diaspora, Dominican Republic, October 2013.
“Gallery Soso Arte Contemporânea Africana: (Re) Marketing Contemporary Art from Africa in Brazil and Africa.”ACASA, March 2011.
“Remapping the Narrative in Contemporary African Art.” At Critical Encounters: A Symposium in Honor of Sidney Littlefield Kasfir, Emory University, April 2011.
“Strategies of Engagement: Contemporary Art from Africa and the Western World” Getty Institute, Oct 2009.
“Considering Reviews of Contemporary African Art in the U.S. Media,” SECAC, New Orleans, LA, Sept 2008.
Contemporary Art of Africa and Its Diasporas
The Aesthetics of Resistance: Latin American Art 1900s thru the Present
Topics in Contemporary Art: U.S. and Europe in Times of Transition
Theories and Methods of Visual Studies
Rhonda A. Saad Prize for Best Paper in Modern and Contemporary Arab Art, 2016
Associate of American University Women (AAUW) Dissertation
UC Santa Cruz, Arts Division Summer Dissertation Fellowship, 2015
UC Santa Cruz, Arts Dean Graduate Student Travel/Research
Grant, 2011, 2012 & 2013
UC Santa Cruz, Graduate
Student Association Travel Grant, 2011, 2012
UC Santa Cruz, STARS Fellowship, 2011
UC Santa Cruz Chancellor’s Fellowship, 2010/11
Phi Beta Kappa Society