Ph.D. student, American Studies
(not available in 20-21)
In my dissertation, I investigate the origins of masculine evening dress as a way to consider relationships between sartorial conformity and power, and, in doing so, argue that men's suits were materially complicit in white American racial formation.
Visual analysis, archival research
Areas of interest:
Fashion and cultural history, material culture, fashion theory, masculinity studies, feminist theory, queer theory, cultural studies, visual studies, art history.
MFA in Costume Design from the Yale School of Drama
MA in Fashion and Textile Studies from the Fashion Institute of Technology
AM in History from Harvard University