Academic Research

  Thesis & Research Projects

Graduate Thesis (Experimental Humanities): “Out of the Gallery And Into The Open Green: Storm King Art Center’s Entangled Art Historical Ecologies”  (Web Biodiversity Map + Mobile Biodiversity Map) – 2024    

Graduate Thesis (Museum Studies): “Waterworks: Coastal Museums Confront The Climate Crisis Through Site-Specific Architecture and Resilient Design” – 2024 

Undergraduate Thesis: “Hybrid Forms & Dislocated Dystopias: Cathy Park Hong’s Migratory Science-Fiction Poetics” – 2019

          Additional Academic Research Papers Can Be Found On


Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture, and Environment “Book Review of Reading Underwater Wreckage: An Encrusting Ocean” – April 2024

Public Services Quarterly – “Special Libraries, Special Challenges: Building Community Through Brooklyn Art Library’s Sketchbook Archive” – May 2022

  Conferences & Presentations

(Un)Making – “Gardens in the Gallery: Displaying and Experiencing Contemporary Plant-Art” – paper presentation for Center for Research & Study Graduate Student Conference – New York University – April 2024

ASLE + AESS Biennial Conference – “Animal Archives At The End of the World” – research presentation for ‘Archiving the Commons’ panel – July 2023

(de)composition – “Hybrid Forms & Dislocated Dystopias: Cathy Park Hong’s Migratory Science-Fiction Poetics” – paper presentation for Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature – Rutgers University – March 2023 

Atomic Tales: A Science and Technology Studies Symposium Addressing The Legacy and Future of Nuclear Weapons and Energy - “Consequences of Perspective” (poem) – New York University – February 2023

  Honors / Awards

New York University – XE Research Grant – Spring 2024 

New York University – GSAS Master’s College Research Grant – Spring 2024 

New York University – Museum Studies Thesis Travel Grant – Fall 2023

New York University – Wasserman Center Internship Grant – Summer 2022 

Barnard College – Magna Cum Laude – May 2019

Frederic Whitaker and Eileen Monaghan Whitaker Foundation– Art History Scholarship – May 2015

   Research Interests

Environmental Art; Ecocriticism; Science Fiction Literature, Film, and Media; Discard Studies; Ecopoetics; Art Criticism; Social Justice and Museum Practice; Sustainable Museum Design; Climate Resilient Architecture, Infrastructure, and Urban Design; Environmental Humanities; Queer Ecology; Extinction Studies; Archival and Research-Based  Art Practices; Artist Books, Histories of Art Book Publishing, Experimental Editorial Design 

   Relevant Coursework

Museum Management; Museum History and Theory; Collections and Exhibition Management; Museum Activism and Political Conflict; Science Fiction Poetics; Ecocriticism; Contemporary Art Criticism; Neo-Dada and Pop Art; Northern Renaissance Art; Environmental Speculative Fiction; Soviet and Post-Soviet Science Fiction; Human Rights In The Anthropocene; Ecologies of Rot, Decay, and Decomposition; Sensory Infrastructures; Imagining Cities: Hardware, Software, Wetware

  Continuing Education

Institute for Postnatural Studies / Institute for Queer Ecology  – “Mutability & Mutualism”  – Seminar Participant  – Summer 2023