Education

2018 Ph.D. Africana Studies, The Ohio State University, Department of African American and African Studies, Columbus, Ohio

2010 M.F.A. Dance, Southern Methodist University, Dance Department, Dallas, Texas

2007 B.A.  Human Ecology, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine

2003 International Baccalaureate, Li Po Chun United World College, Hong Kong

Certificates

2018 Embodiology Certificate of Performance, First International Embodiology Immersion University of Texas El Paso, Texas

2010 Elementary Labanotation Certification and Labanotation  Teaching Certificate Elementary, Southern Methodist University, Texas

2002 British Council Certification in Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL), Hong Kong

2002 Playback Theatre Certificate, Jo Salas & Veronica Needa, Hong Kong

Publications

2010 Novel: Baobabs in Heaven.

Conferences

2018 National Association for Ethnic Studies (NAES) paper presentation – ‘Bodying Against an Anti-Black Modernity: Contemporary African Theatrical Dance and the Black Subject.’ Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia.

2013 Dance Studies Association (CORD/SDHS) paper presentation – ‘Gesturing From The Deathzone: contemporary African dance as political intervention in the inertia of colonial perceptions in discourse on African subjectivity’, University of California Riverside, California.

2014 Dance Studies Association (CORD/SDHS) paper presentation – ‘Bodying the Afrocentric: articulating a classical African meta-physical to deepen corporeal discourse’, Iowa University, Iowa.

Select Art Exhibitions

2016 City of Oracles solo exhibition, William H. Thomas Gallery, Ohio

2010 Inheritance and Dead Skin video installation, joint exhibition, Denton Center for the Arts, Texas

2007 Red solo exhibition, Schoodic Arts, Maine

2005 Downset solo exhibition, Blum Gallery, College of the  Atlantic, Maine