- Ph.D., American Culture, University of Michigan, 2012
- MA, Pan-African Studies, University of Louisville, 2004
- BA, Liberal Studies, University of Louisville, 2000
Licensure / Accreditations
- NIA White Belt Instructor
- American Studies Association
- Modern Languages Association
I read three selections from a small collection that I'm currently writing that grapples with: one, the immateriality and insistence of memory; two, the way ghostly or ancestral presences haunt or linger in the materiality of place; and, three, how these shape the writing of a biography of place, particularly of family homeplaces.
- Dener, CO
- “The I Who Arrives: A Meditation on History, Inheritance, and the Literature Classroom”
- "Artist Jacob Lawrence and the Burdens of Historical Narrative"
- “Time and Black Desire: Scenes from Current Research”
- Placing the Archive: The Legacies and Futures of Historical Knowledge
- The Silent Treatment: Dance, Archive, and Katherine Dunham’s _Southland_ (1951)
- William T. Driscoll Master Educator Award, DU