Short CV


   2018–Present: Ph.D in Black Studies. School of Culture, Languages and Area Studies. University of Nottingham. Funded by Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (AHRC). Supervisory Team: Dr Karen Salt, Dr Jen Birks, Dr Kennetta Hammond Perry.  

   2016–2017: M.A American Studies (Hons; Distinction). School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies. University of Nottingham. Dissertation: Millennial Black Feminism: Black Women, Visibility and Popular Culture in the Black Lives Matter Era.

   2016–2013: B.A English and American Literature (Hons; Upper Second Class). University of Birmingham.





   2019–2020: Teaching Affiliate (undergraduate): Approaches to Contemporary American Culture 2: Developing Theories and

   Perspectives (Q41402). University of Nottingham.

   2018–2019: Seminar Lead (postgraduate): Approaches to American Studies (Q44018). University of Nottingham.

   2017–2018: Academic Learning Coach, Functional Skills teacher, and ESOL teacher. Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College, Birmingham.



   2019–2020: Oral Historian. "When We Worked at Raleigh 1950-80". Nottingham Black Archives.

   2018: Impact Research Assistant. Centre for Research in Race and Rights. University of Nottingham.

   2017–2018: Administrative and Research Assistant for "Geographies of Black Protest" (AHRC-funded project).

   2015: Undergraduate Research Assistant. "Re-envisioning the Everyday Life". Department of American Studies. University of


Selected Scholarly Activities

   2020-2021: Postgraduate Representative. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. University of Nottingham.


   2019–2020: Director of Black Studies academic reading group. University of Nottingham.

   2019: Co-organiser of Anticipating Black Futures inaugural symposium. Birmingham City University & Millennium Point

   2019: Co-organiser of Digital Cultures conference. University of Nottingham.