Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae


College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia
Doctor of Philosophy in American Studies, anticipated May 2022

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Master of Arts in Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, May 2016
Thesis: “The ‘Embiggening’: Marvel’s Muslim Ms. Marvel and American Myth”

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and Anthropology, May 2014


“The Blue Age of Comic Books.” Inks: The Journal of the Comics Studies Society, vol. 4 no. 1, 2020, p. 66-81. Project MUSE

Conference Papers and Comic Con Panels

SÕL-CON: The Brown, Black, & Indigenous Comics Expo, September 2020
“‘Brown People with Bad Résumés’: Arab and Latinx Ethno-Racial Identities in Green Lanterns

Richmond Indie Comic Expo at Virginia Commonwealth University, November 2019
“The Blue Age of Indie Comics”

Race & Media Conference at the University of Virginia, September 2019
“Truth, Justice, and the (Ancient) Egyptian Way: DC’s Doctor Fate and the Arab Spring”

Comics Studies Society Comics/Politics, July 2019
“‘Part of Something… Bigger’: Clark Kent, Peter Parker, and Kamala Khan”

Comics Studies Society Mind the Gaps! The Futures of the Field, August 2018
“The Blue Age of Comic Books”

University of Virginia Huskey Graduate Research Exhibition, March 2016
“The ‘Embiggening’: Marvel’s Muslim Ms. Marvel and American Myth”


College of William & Mary

Teaching Fellow, The American Superhero, August 2020 – December 2020

Teaching Assistant, Cinema and the Modernization of U.S. Culture, August 2019 – December 2019

Classroom Instructor, Keio/W&M Cross Cultural Collaboration, August 2019

Teaching Assistant, Williamsburg Documentary Project, January 2019 – May 2019

Teaching Assistant, Medicine in America, August 2017 – December 2017

University of Virginia

Programs Facilitator, Shea House, August 2014 – July 2016


Comics Studies Society Graduate Student Caucus

President, May 2020 – May 2021
Vice President, May 2019 – May 2020
Secretary-Treasurer, May 2018 – May 2019