• Degrees Held:

    M.A. Fashion Studies, Parsons School of Design

    B.A. Anthropology with a minor in Art History, University of Texas at Arlington

    Professional Affiliations:

    Advisory Board Member, The Model Alliance

    Co-Founding Member, The Fashion Studies Alliance

    Steering Committee Member, Research Collective for Decolonizing Fashion

    Faculty Member, OBSIDIAN

    Performances And Appearances:

    April 2019: "Fashion & Justice" workshop with Kim Jenkins and Jonathan Square, Columbia College Chicago

    March 2019: SXSW panel,"Feminist Rising: Why Brands Must Take a Stand," with Kim Jenkins, Rebecca Minkoff, Becca McCharen, Jennifer DaSilva

    February 2019: Lecture on fashion and race, Seton Hall University

    October 2018: Exhibition curator, Fashion and Race: Deconstructing Ideas, Reconstructing Identities (October 27-November 11, 2018), Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center. 66 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10003.

    September 2018: In conversation with Rebecca Minkoff, a collaboration with Samsung and Hulu

    Research Interests:

    dress and identity, fashion theory, fashion and race, fashion and innovation 

    Awards And Honors:

    2018 Honoree, The "Glossy 50: Mainstream Fashion's Change-makers,"

    2018 Recipient, Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Justice Teaching, The New School.

    2017 Recipient, Innovation in Education Fund Award, The New School.

    2016 Recipient, Part-Time Faculty Development Fund Award, Parsons School of Design.


    Current Courses:

    Fashion and Race (Fall 2019)

    NYC: Fashion (Fall 2019)