2021 (anticipated) Ph.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Major: Atlantic Cultures and the African Diaspora
Minor: African American History
Dissertation: "Islands in the North: (Re)Creating Jamaican Identities & Cultures in Urban North America, 1950s-1990s." Committee: Mia Bay (co-chair), Kathleen Lopez, Walter C. Rucker (co-chair), and Barrington Walker (Wilfrid Laurier University)
2014 M.A., York University
2013 B.A., Specialized Hons., York University
AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
2005 Provost’s Scholarship, York University
2009 Rohan Robinson Bursary, Jamaican Canadian Association
2013 Member of the Dean’s Honour Roll, York University
2013 York Graduate Scholarship, York University
2015 Rutgers Graduate School NB Conference Travel Support
2015 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Summer Research Grant, Rutgers History
2016 Rutgers Graduate School Professional Development Award
2016 Neal Ira Rosenthal History Travel Award, Rutgers History
2017 Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative Seed Grant
2017 Graduate Fellow, “Black Bodies” Seminar, Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis
2018 Rutgers School of Graduate Studies Off-Campus Travel Support
Rutgers - New Brunswick
Summer 2020 Instructor, "Popular Music in U.S. History", History Dept.
Fall 2019 Instructor, "Expository Writing I", English Dept. (two sections).
Fall 2018 Instructor, "Expository Writing I", English Dept. (two sections).
2017-present Research Assistant, Kim Butler, Africana Studies Graduate Certificate Program.
2015-18 Peer Mentor, Teresa Delcorso-Ellmann, GradFund, Rutgers School of Graduate Studies.
Spring 2016 Teaching Assistant, "Development of the U.S. I", History Dept.
Fall 2015 Teaching Assistant, "Development of the U.S. II", History Dept.