Curriculum Vitae

Education:

University of Bedfordshire / Tate 
Doctor of  Philosophy, October 2020 (AHRC funded)

Academic Appointments: 

Associate Lecturer,  London College of Fashion, Media & Communications School University for the Arts, September 2017 – Present

Associate Lecturer,  London College of Fashion, Cultural & Historical Studies,            University for the Arts, September 2016 – Present

Associate Lecturer,  London College of Communication, Contextual & Theoretical Studies University for the Arts, September 2016 – Present

Visiting Lecturer (Post Colonialism), Applied Theatre, Central School for Speech & Drama,  January 2014

Courses:

  • Introduction to Cultural & Historical Studies (LCF)
  • Social Design & Sustainability (LCC)
  • Fashion Cultures (LCC)
  • Hip-Hop Studies (LCC)
  • Post Colonialism (CSSD)
  • BA/ MA: dissertation/essay/ Final Major Project supervision & tutorials

Areas of Interests:

  • Black & Intersectional Feminism / Gender Politics
  • Fashion, Visual, Material  & Media Cultures
  • Sustainability & Social Justice (race, gender, class & geopolitics)
  • Decolonial / Post Colonial theories,
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Cultural, Heritage & Museum Studies
  • Pedagogy / Youth & Community based learning praxis

 

Youth & Community Work:

Freelance, Project Manager/ Lead Tutor (Fashion Business Course, under 16s),                 London College of Fashion, September 2016 – Present

Freelance Project Manager (Young Carers Project), DreamArts, August 2017 – June 2018

Senior Fashion Tutor (Threads Fashion Project), Peabody, December 2010 – October 2016

Young Women’s Worker, Women in Prison, July 2009 – September 2010

 

Facilitation Experience :

  • Self & Collective Care
  • Conflict resolution, anger and mediation
  • Intersectional feminism
  • Structural and institutional inequality (anti oppression / power dynamics training)
  • Understanding whiteness / white privilege
  • Sexual exploitation and domestic violence