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EXPERIENCE, PRESENTATIONS, PUBLICATIONS & PRIZES


2024
POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW
UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
Compassionate Campuses
Exploring mental health and wellbeing using visual research

Engaged Research Funding Scheme
Award

SMaRteN Student Mental Health Conference
Bush House
Presenter

Using Creative Processes in Participatory Research
University of Exeter
Workshop Presenter

Creative Leadership Event
Old St. Leonards Hall, Exeter
Speaker

32 Palms, a novel
Writer
Literary fiction, a feminist western
Longlisted – Mslexia’s novel-writing competition
Shortlisted – Jericho Writers Jessica George Bursary
Won – Bursary with Bloomsbury, Writers & Artists.

2023
Entrepreneurial Researcher Programme 
University of Exeter
Award

Destress Project
Supporting Patients Experiencing Poverty-Related Mental Distress
NIHR training resource
Producer

Behaviour and Cultural Insights Hub
World Health Organisation and Exeter University
Film on artwork the explores relationships between behaviour, culture and heath

100 Black Women Professors Now
Amplifying Impact in Inclusive Research Culture in HASS
Film on Empowering Black Women Academics at Exeter University

2022

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
THE RASPBERRY PI COMPUTING EDUCATION RESEARCH CENTRE
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

EDUCATION RESEARCH SHOWCASE
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
PRESENTATION

CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE TEACHING
THE RASPBERRY PI COMPUTING EDUCATION RESEARCH CENTRE
​WORKSHOP

2021

VIDEOGRAPHER 
THE RASPBERRY PI FOUNDATION

(HELLO WORLD) MAGAZINE
​PUBLICATION “THE IMPACT OF VALIDATION”

​VISUAL STUDIES JOURNAL
PUBLICATION “TIDEPOOLS: USING FILM-BASED ETHNOGRAPHY TO EXPLORE BLACK AND LATINO STUDENTS’ EXPERIENCES OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE” , 1- 15

THE PUENTE PROJECT
PUBLICATION: WRITING CLASSROOM ANTHOLOGY

THE IMPACT OF VALIDATION PRACTICES ON MEN OF COLOR, MATC, WISCONSIN
PRESENTATION & WORKSHOP 

LONGLISTED
​MSLEXIA FIRST NOVEL AWARD

2020
THE PUMP ROOM
DOCUMENTARY AND VR PROJECT ON MOTHER SCHOLAR EXPERIENCES AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
ART PROGRAM, RISING TIDE: WOMEN AT CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, UK  

2019
PH.D.
CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY & SDSU, USA
EDUCATION
FILM, RACE & GENDER

SENIOR VIDEO PRODUCER
SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY, CALIFORNIA, USA
STUDENT MENTOR, DEVELOPMENT CREATIVE, LEADER OF AWARD-WINNING MEDIA TEAM PRODUCING INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA

XCHANGES
PUBLICATION “VISUALISING AFFECT USING VIRTUAL REALITY”

THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE JOURNAL OF RESEARCH & PRACTICE
PUBLICATION “THE IMPACT OF FACULTY VALIDATION ON MALE STUDENTS OF COLOR AT COMMUNITY COLLEGE”

STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM, SDSU
PRESENTATION, WON LIBRARY AWARD

IMAGINE, SDSU
PRESENTATION ‘VISUALISING AFFECT USING VIRTUAL REALITY’

DIGITAL HUMANITIES SHOWCASE, SDSU
​PRESENTATION ‘TIDEPOOLS’

2017
NCCMC WORKING GROUP
PRESENTATION, ‘TIDEPOOLS: HOW MEN OF COLOR EXPERIENCE COMMUNITY COLLEGE’

CESCal
PRESENTATION, ‘VISUALISING AFFECT USING VIRTUAL REALITY’

ARTS & PUBLIC MEDIA
PANEL, CALIFORNIA ARTS COUNCIL

​CENTER FOR VISUAL LITERACIES, SDSU
RESEARCH FELLOW

​HERMES CREATIVE AWARD

EQUITY, INNOVATION & LEADERSHIP
DUAL LANGUAGE AND ENGLISH LEARNER CONFERENCE
PRESENTATION, ‘THE IDEOLOGICAL CLARITY MACHINE’

STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM, SDSU
PRESENTATION, ‘STUDENT ATTITUDES TOWARDS THE LEARNING GLASS’

LEARNING MEDIA DIGITAL INNOVATOR
PBS

CENTER FOR VISUAL LITERACIES
RESEARCH FELLOW

2016
PANEL CHAIR ‘ARTS ON THE AIR’
CALIFORNIA ARTS COUNCIL, SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, USA

EXHIBIT ‘IN/VISIBILITY AND DIFFERENCE’
BARD COLLEGE, BERLIN, GERMANY

ENTERPRISE VIDEO AWARD, SONIC FOUNDRY

AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE, VIDEOGRAPHER AWARDS

2014
FILMMAKER/WRITER
BBC, MINISTRY OF EDUCATION SPAIN, BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION, 
EUROPEAN UNION, LORD’S TAVERNERS, RUNNYMEDE TRUST

2013
CURATOR
GOLDSMITH’S/IVSA, LONDON
‘VISUALISING AFFECT’ EXHIBITION ON RACE, GENDER, SEXUALITY

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
KIOSKO, BOLIVIA
‘THE BLUSH MACHINE’ A MULTIMEDIA PERFORMANCE

2011
PRODUCER
BBC MEDIA ACTION, LONDON
WRITE, DIRECT & EDIT FILMS FOR WEB AND BROADCAST

2010
PRODUCER
BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA, LONDON
WRITE, DIRECT & EDIT COMEDY, DRAMA & MUSIC PROGRAMMES

2008
ASSISTANT PRODUCER
BBC WORLDWIDE CREATIVE, LONDON
WRITE, DIRECT & EDIT PROMOS, CONTINUITY WRITER & PRODUCER

2007
OPERATIONS
BBC RADIO 4, LONDON
MANAGING RADIO 4 SCHEDULE, NEWS & TRAILS

2005
RESEARCHER
THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER, LONDON
PICTURE & FOREIGN DESK

2004
PROJECT CONSULTANT
INTERNATIONAL FILM COLLECTIVE, LONDON
CO-ORDINATE DEVELOPMENT OF 156 FEATURE FILMS

2003
THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
FILM STUDIES MA                
ENGLISH LITERATURE BA