Nature in Black and White:
Summer Camps and Racialized Landscapes in the Photography of Gordon Parks
Summer Camp's Color Line:
Racialized Landscapes and the STruggle for Integration, 1890-1950
(Master's thesis for montana state university, 2017)
This award-winning master's thesis explores three summer camps in the northeastern U.S. that used outdoor recreation as an integration tool during the first half of the twentieth century.
A Photographic Exploration of Pole Dancing Fitness as "Female Empowerment"
(Honor's thesis for the University of texas, 2013)
"I definitely consider [pole dancing] a feminist movement."
- Brass ovaries instructor
This project examined contemporary discourse surrounding female empowerment and feminism through "pole dancing fitness." I photographed classes and performances, and conducted interviews with members of Brass Ovaries, a pole fitness studio based in Austin, Texas.