Short CV

Harvard University
Ph.D., Committee on the Study of Religion, expected 2021

Harvard University
A.M., Romance Languages & Literatures, 2019

Harvard Divinity School
M.Div. (Master of Divinity), 2015

Tufts University
B.A., Religion and Music, 2012



2019 “Reading Ifá in and out of M. Nourbese Philip’s Zong!” Caribbean Studies Association Conference.

2019 “The Grammar of ‘Transmigration’ in Yolanda Arroyo Pizzaro’s ‘changó.’” Latin American Studies Association Congress.

2019 “The Things You Would Mourn If Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera Appeared at Your Séance.” Graduate Student Conference. University of Toronto.

2018 “In the (Masked) Face of Olókun: On the Question of History in Rita Indiana Hernández’s La mucama de Omicunlé,” Tepoztlán Institute. Tepoztlán Institute, Mexico.

2018 “Between Nothingness and Infinity: Notes on Death in Rey Andújar’s “Doña Ana, los gallos y el Monstruo de Samaná.” Latin American Studies Association Congress.

2016 “On Tongues of ‘the Black Woman:’ From Ezrulie to Spillers.” American Academy of Religion Conference.

2016 “To my as of yet Nameless Kin.” Black Religions, Spirituality, and Culture Conference. Harvard Divinity School.


American Academy of Religion (AAR)
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
Caribbean Studies Association (CSA)
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
Modern Language Association (MLA)