Third-year Ph.D. student, History of Art, Yale University

M.A., History of Art, Yale University, awarded May 2019

B.A. summa cum laude in art history, with departmental honors, Hunter College, CUNY, 2014-2017

No degree awarded, Presidential Honors Program, San Antonio College, 2006-2007




Presenter, “At an Impasse: Strategies for Inclusivity at the Whitney Museum and the Studio Museum in Harlem,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, April 4, 2019, Philadelphia, PA


Presenter, “Dis/Appearing: Deindustrialization and Alvin Baltrop’s Piers Photographs,” Yale Architecture Forum, November 6, 2018, Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT

Presenter, with co-author Nientara Anderson, "'At Home and Alienated': The Limits of Détournement as Political Strategy," 1968@50 Symposium, May 4, 2018, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Presenter, "Work/Break: Precarity, Intimacy, and the Apparatus in Alvin Baltrop's Piers Photographs," Art and Work: Northwestern Graduate Art History Symposium, February 8, 2018, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


Presenter, "At an Impasse: The Struggle for Inclusivity at the Whitney Museum," Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship NYC Regional Conference, April 21, 2017, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY


Presenter, “Never After: The Extramarital Affair as Aesthetic Intimacy,” International Association for Visual Culture Biennial Conference, September 29 – October 1, 2016, Boston, MA

Organizer and moderator, “Unraveling M.B.: A Symposium on Marcel Broodthaers,” May 13-14, 2016, Hunter College, New York, NY


Organizer and moderator, “Creating the Future Now,” Politics, Policy, and the Arts Fall Spotlight Series, October 28, 2015, Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, New York, NY



Series moderator, “Art as the Subconscious of the City,” “Technology and Civic Engagement,” and “Urban Interventionism and the Commons,” Creators and the City Series, [ freespace nyc ], Brooklyn, NY


Moderator, “Within War/Without War: Art of Dongducheon,” public event affiliated with New Museum exhibition, Nodutdol for Korean Community Development, New York, NY


Invited speaker, “The Achievement Gap in Texas,” Dismantling the Achivement Gap Stakeholders Conference, Southern Echo, Itta Bena, MI

Exhibitions & Projects


Curator for We Wanted to Find America, Bushwick Open Studios, May 31-June 1, 2014, Brooklyn, NY


Collective member for Basta Ya! documentary on gentrification, Paper Tiger Television, New York, NY

Leader, youth video project on military recruitment, Nodutdol for Korean Community Development, Queens, NY


Artist, En Aquellos Tiempos documentary, 5 min., Third World Majority, Berkeley, CA


Collective member and archivist for En Aquellos Tiempos…Fotohistorias del Westside oral and photo history project and public art installation, Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, San Antonio, TX