2011 Ph.D. Anthropology, Temple University 

Sub-field: Cultural and Visual Anthropology 

Research Interests & Areas: Urban Africa, ethnographic photography, anthropology of media, transnational women’s migration, sensory feminist ethnography. 

2008 M.A. Anthropology, Temple University

2001 M.A. Anthropology of Media, SOAS: University of London, London, UK. 

Thesis: Third Cinema and Contemporary Black American Film: an analysis of race and resistance in the African Diaspora.

1999 B.A. Journalism, The Pennsylvania State University. University Park,

1999 B.A. African and African American Studies, The Pennsylvania State University. University Park, PA

1998, University of Ghana, Legon

Honors, Fellowships, & Awards

2016 Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty

2016 Leeway Foundation, Art and Change Grant

2009 Minority Dissertation Fellowship, Western Illinois University

1999 Ronald E. McNair Scholar