complete CV available upon request


  • European Graduate School, PhD, Philosophy, Art, and Critical Thought (in process)
  • University of Edinburgh, College of Art (UK), MscR, History of Art, with distinction
  • Texas Woman’s University (US), BA, Government (major), Philosophy (minor), summa cum laude


  • American Philosophical Association, Committee Member, Public Philosophy:  2020 – June 2023
  • Paris Institute of Critical Thought, Graduate Student Ambassador 
  • Arte Studio Ginestrell Residency, Assisi, Italy
  • Hubert Griggs Alexander Memorial Award, New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society 
  • Experimental Action Performance Art Biennial, management committee: 2017 – present
  • Bard College, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities, Visiting Scholar

Panel Discussions

Lectures and Conferences

  • “What is a Democratic Body? : Judson Dance Theater and Helene Landemore’s Open Democracy” at American Society for Aesthetics Eastern Conference
  • “Adriana Cavarero’s Inclinations: Art, Ethics, Politics, and Feminism” at University of Houston
  • “Appiah’s Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers” at Texas Woman’s University
  • “Hannah Arendt and Revolutions” at Texas Woman’s University
  • “What is performance art?” at Jung Center Houston
  • “Revolution! Scholars and Artists Rethinking Political Action” at Frontiers of Democracy conference, American Political Science Association & Tisch College of Civic Life, Tufts University
  • “Are we all performance artists?” at Philosophically Drinking 
  • “Suzanne Lacy as Rortyan Strong Poet” at New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society Conference
  • “Richard Rorty and the Problem of Pluralism” at Texas Woman’s University
  • “The Participating Body: Spencer Tunick’s ‘Everything She Says Means Everything” at Hannah Arendt Circle, University of California Davis
  • “Arendt’s Unbearable Loneliness: Adrian Piper’s ‘The Probable Trust Registry” at New Mexico  Texas Philosophy Association
  • “Hannah Arendt’s Origins of Totalitarianism and fascist performance” at Texas Woman’s University
  • “The Imagery of Lynching” at Texas Woman’s University
  • “Vanishing Discotecas” at University of Cambridge Centre for Research of Art, Social Sciences and Humanities, ART / MONEY / CRISIS Conference
  • “Reenacting War Crime Trials: Performance Artists and a New Form of International Justice” at Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics, Radical Interventions: Politics, Culture, Society Conference, University of Brighton
  • “Artist Adrian Piper Confronts Donald Trump: Can Art Give Us Insight Into How Political Discourse is Failing?” at Texas Woman’s University
  • “Photography as Action: Rethinking Arendtian Action through Diane Arbus’ Photography” at Hannah Arendt Annual Circle Meeting at University of Arkansas, 

Publications and Writings

Creative projects

  • “A Woman’s Right to Choose (A Girl’s Guide to Guns):” Houston
  • “Women of a Certain Age,” (Collaborative performance with Julia Claire Wallace):  New Orleans, New York City, Pittsburgh 
  • “Tea Toss for Political Favors – Election Edition:” Houston 
  • “Tea Toss for Political Favors,” (Collaboration with Joanna Ruth Smith): Houston 
  • it is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver:” Houston 
  • “Sometimes … nuns of Iona:” Brindisi, Italy
  • “ Girls and Guns:” Houston
  • This is where I would cook you dinner:” Houston 
  • Venice International Performance Week: Venice, Italy 
  • Tap Dining:” London, the Netherlands
  • Vanishing Discotecas:” Miami, Houston, University of Cambridge, UK 
  • Aspiring Vacationista:” Los Angeles
  • “Landscape Architect” (Collaboration with Diana-Sofia Estrada): Houston, Portland, Los Angeles, San Francisco
  • Byron’s Strategy:” Houston, Chicago 



  • “Eyes made of stars, flesh made of earth:” Denton, Texas
  • Denton Civic Ballet: Denton, Texas
  • Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive: New York City
  • Ad junct, Social Dance, University of North Texas 
  • Denton Ballet Academy: Ballet, Tap, and Jazz Instructor
  • The Havana Boys Salsa Band: Salsa Dance Instructor
  • Rob G Latin Jazz Ensemble: Salsa Dance Instructor

Art Reviews