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