DEGREES

Ph.D. ART HISTORY, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Expected 2017.

  • Advisor: Oscar E. Vázquez, Associate Professor of Art History
  • Dissertation: Performing Exile: Cubanidad, Performance Art, and Cuban-American Subjectivity
  • Major Area: 20th and 21st century Latinx and Latin American Art
  • Secondary Area: Contemporary Art, focus in Feminist and Queer Performance and Social Practice
  • Minor Areas: AfroDiasporic Art and Theory of the Caribbean and Latin America; Latina/Latino Studies; Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Museum Studies

WOMEN’S + GENDER STUDIES GRADUATE CERTIFICATE, Illinois State University. May 2013.

M.A. ENGLISH STUDIES, Illinois State University. 2011.

B.A. ART HISTORY, Florida International University. 2009.

LANGUAGES Speaking Reading Writing
English Fluent Excellent Excellent
Spanish Fluent Excellent Excellent
Italian Good Good Good
French Fair Good Good
Portuguese Fair Good Good

 

MUSEUM TRAINING

WATER EMERGENCY TRAINING. May 2014.
William R. + Clarice V. Spurlock Museum; Urbana-Champaign, IL

OBJECT HANDLING TRAINING. May 2014.
William R. + Clarice V. Spurlock Museum; Urbana-Champaign, IL

 

ACTIVISM, DIVERSITY, + INCLUSION TRAINING

MIDWEST SCHOOL FOR WOMEN WORKERS. July 2016.
Illinois Labor History Society and the Department of History at Roosevelt University; Chicago, IL

RACIAL JUSTICE ALLIES AND ADVOCATES TRAINING. May 2016.
Diversity and Social Justice Education, Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Affairs, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2016 FEMINIST ACTIVIST ACADEMY. February 2016.
The Women’s Resources Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

2015 FEMINIST ACTIVIST ACADEMY. February 2015.
The Women’s Resources Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Photo of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s main quad by me.