Inka interactions with the Amazon, before and during Spanish conquest; alterity and imaginings; Indigenous ontologies and theories of extraction; shamanic tourism in the Amazon, Shipibo material culture.
Panel participant in "¿Nuestra Amazonía?: Mediated Claims to Ownership and Belonging in Amazonian,” Latin American Studies Association: International Congress, Boston; MA, May 24, 2019.
“The Negotiation of Icaros in Shipibo Textiles for Sale,” Fictions and Frictions: The Power and Polititcs of Narrative, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; March 1, 2019.
Indigenous visual culture of the Americas: pre-colonial Americas, colonial Americas.
2018, Social Science Research Council Dissertation Proposal Development (SSRC-DPD) program, UCSC
2016-2021, Eugene V. Cota-Robles Fellowship, UCSC
2019, Dean’s Arts Excellence Fund, UCSC
2018, Florence French Scholarship, UCSC
2017-2019, Regents Fellowship, UCSC