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Ph.D., Mass Communication and Media Studies, Film Studies, May 2014, Howard University, Washington, DC
M.F.A., Major: Graphic and Digital Design, May 2007, Howard University, Washington DC
B.A., Major: Film Minor: Graphic and Digital Design, May 2005, Howard University, Washington DC


Service Award, Paul Robeson Awards Competition, Cathy Hughes School of Communication,

Department of Radio, Television and Film, Howard University, 2006

First Place Winner-Graphic Design, Student Art Competition, Division of Fine Art, Department of Art,

Howard University, 2006


Association for Education in Journalism in Mass Communication(AEJMC), 2017-
Visual Communication (Division and Interest Group), 2017-
University Film and Video Association(UFVA), 2017-
Board Member, Bussey-Bryant Foundation, 2015-


Communication art / Visual semiotics / Black Film history / Film criticism / Cultural studies


2014–2018: Lecturer, Department of Art, Electronic Studio and Design, Howard University, Washington, DC

• Taught courses: Digital Media and Multi Media Applications, Computers in the Arts, Presentation Graphics

• Taught Introduction to Digital Design to design majors/minors, Digital Video Narratives to film and design students

• Provided mentorship to all students seeking and securing opportunities in the field of film and visual art

2013: Adjunct Instructor, Department of Visual and Performing Arts, Coppin State University, Baltimore, MD

• Taught Introduction to Visual Art to liberal arts majors

• Introduced visual art terms and provided history of art features via films, slides, presentations and lectures

2011–2013: Instructor, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Washington, DC

• Taught film, video and screenwriting principles to 9th, 10th and 11th grade students

• Introduced film as a communication language through periodic screening and analysis of cinematic works

• Initiated and supervised the production and coordination of special school events

• Mentored students in the development and application of individual class and group film productions

2009: Research Assistant, Cathy Hughes School of Communication, Howard University, Washington, DC

• Managed and maintained online electronic survey measuring attitudes about African-American employment in advertising

• Organized and compiled scholarship for literature review. Tested data in SPSS-15.

2009: Research Assistant, Cathy Hughes School of Communication, Howard University, Washington, DC

• Assisted in the facilitation of focus groups comprised of older population at risk for diabetes and hypertension

• Assisted with photonovela visuals consisting of diabetes and hypertension information for community and clinic utilization

2006-2007: Contracts Administrator, Carr Astronautics Corporation, Washington, DC

• Conducted contract analysis, costing data, timeline/milestone projection for large government contracts locally and globally

• Maintained project budgets on excel spreadsheets

• Processed staff time sheets and upheld administrative office tasks, including word processing, email, petty cash and travel


Adobe Creative Cloud: After Effects, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere

Languages: HTML, CSS  Platforms: Mac, PC  Apple: Final Draft, Final Cut

Cameras: Canon D70, Black Magic URSA PL, Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera