Curriculum Vitae


Aug 2011 – present
Florida International University, Miami
Associate Professor (tenured), Contemporary Art and Theory (Aug 2017­–present)
Assistant Professor, Contemporary Art and Theory (Aug 2011–Jul 2017)
Affiliate Faculty, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (Jun 2013–present)
Affiliate Faculty, African and African Diaspora Program (Aug 2014–present)
Director, MFA in Visual Arts: Studio + Curatorial Practice (Aug 2012–Dec 2017)

Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New York
Faculty, Chautauqua School of Art (2019, [2020])

New York University, New York City
Visiting Scholar, Asian/Pacific/American Institute (Sep 2018–Dec 2019)
Visiting Scholar, Center for Study of Gender and Sexuality (Sep 2010–May 2011)

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Critical Global Studies Fellow (Sep–Dec 2016)

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland (Sep–Dec 2015)
Fulbright Scholar, Art History

University of Fine Arts, Poznań, Poland (Jun–Aug 2016)
Fulbright Scholar, Art History


University of Manchester, England
PhD, Art History and Visual Studies

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
BA in History of Art with distinction in major


(all New York City)

New Museum of Contemporary Art
Executive Assistant, Director’s Office (Jan 2002 – May 2005)

Magnet Entertainment + Clinica Estetico
Assistant (Sep 2000 – Dec 2001); Intern (Aug 2000)

Whitney Museum of American Art
Special Projects Coordinator, Director’s Office (Jan – Jun 2000)
Catalog Coordinator (film/video), 2000 Biennial exhibition (Jun – Dec 1999)
Curatorial/Research Asst., “The American Century: Art & Culture, 1950–2000” catalogue (Dec 98–May 99)

RoseLee Goldberg
Research assistant 
on Goldberg’s Laurie Anderson, Abrams, 2000 and Performance Art: Live Art Since 1960, Abrams, 1998 (F/T: Sep–Dec 1998; P/T: Jan–Mar 1999) 


1. Office of President, Florida International University, Top Scholar, 2017
2. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Critical Global Studies Fellowship, Sep­–Dec 2016
3/4. U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program, Fulbright Fellowship, Poland, Sep–Dec ‘15 and Jun−Aug ‘16
5.   Kosciuszko Foundation, Fellowship, Poland, 2015 (declined)
6.   National Endowment of Humanities, Summer Institute Scholar, 2012, A/P/A Inst., NYU
7. College Art Association, Professional Development Fellowship, honorable mention, 2008
8. U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program, Fulbright Fellowship, England, finalist, 2005

9. European Union Erasmus+ Program, Scholarship from Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, to do research on contemporary art practices, July 2018 (€1,940)
10. Jean Monnet European Center of Excellence, Research Grant to study LGBT*QI art in Estonia, summer 2017 (€750)
11/12/13. City of Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council, Junior Anchor Grant to develop year-round programming for FIU’s Miami Beach Urban Studios (MBUS), 2014 ($24,966), 2013 ($11,540.11), 2012 ($15,188) and in-kind matching grant for each year from College of Architecture + Arts, FIU

Grants for exhibition “Mixing It Up: Queering Curry Mile and Currying Canal Street”:
14. Arts Council England, Grant for the Arts (British Government) (£5,000)
15. Manchester City Council, Neighborhood Renewal Funding Culture Grant (£250)
16. Univ. of Manchester, Migration, Diaspora and Cultural Studies Network Grant (£500)

Intra-Institutional Grants: Florida International University:
17-20. Enhancement of Doctoral Student Recruitment Grant, 2015 ($2,000), 2014 ($1,500), 2013 ($2,000), AND 2012 ($5,000)
21-25. Enhancement of Research Colloquium Grant, 2017 ($2,000), 2016 ($1,500), 2015 ($1,500), 2013 ($1,500), AND 2012 ($1,500)
26. Office of Engaged Creativity Grant, 2011 ($2,500)

Predoctoral Awards: University of Manchester
1. Overseas Research Studentship, Higher Education Funding Council, England, 2006−8
2–3.   Bursaries: Widening Participation Coordinator: Art History and Visual Studies,2006−8; and Work Placement Coordinator: Art Gallery & Museum Studies, 2005–8
4–6.   Studentships: Art History and Visual Studies, 2007−8; Drama and Screen Studies, 2006−7; and School of Arts, Histories and Cultures (for home fees), 2006–8 
7–8.   Grants: Postgraduate Research Conference Travel Award, 2008 and Skills Awareness for Graduate Education (SAGE) Grant, to fund organization of postgraduate conference, “(Un) Bound: Interrogating the Post/Inter Disciplinarity in Visual Studies/Cultures,”2006

Predoctoral Awards: Yale University
9-11: Richter Summer Fellowship, to research “Black Atlantic” visual culture, 1996; Werner F. Gossels Scholarship, 1995−97; and Mellon Undergraduate Research Grant, to study queer visual culture, 1995