curriculum vitae

CURRENT POSITION

Clinical Assistant Professor, Liberal Studies Lead Faculty, NYU Florence

EDUCATION

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey​

Ph.D. School of Communication, Information & Library Studies

Clark Atlanta University

M.A. Africana Women's Studies

Florida A&M University

B.S. Psychology/African-American Studies

UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE TEACHING EXPERIENCE

New York University

Rutgers University

Hunter College, CUNY

The College of New Jersey

Marymount Manhattan College

Montclair State University

Essex County College

AREAS OF INSTRUCTION

Writing, Digital Media, Media Studies, Communication, Broadcast Journalism, Print Journalism, History, Film, Africana Studies, African-American Studies, Caribbean Studies, Caribbean Women and Women’s & Gender Studies

FELLOWSHIPS, ASSISTANTSHIPS & AWARDS

2019 – Present. Lead Liberal Studies Faculty, NYU Florence, Firenze, Metropolitan of Florence, Italy.

2019 – NIA Awards: Angela Davis/ WEB Dubois Faculty Award Nominee, Center for Multicultural Affairs and Programming, New York University, New York, NY. 

 

2019 – University of North Carolina, Wilmington Artist in Residence, Upperman African American Cultural Center, UNCW, Wilmington, NC.

 

2016 – 2014. Graduate Research Assistant/Curator, Jack Bratich, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ.

2015. Linkedin Top Voice in Education.

 

2015. Fellow, University of Southern California Annenberg Summer Institute for Diversity in Media and Culture, Los Angeles, CA.

 

2014 – 2013. Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Race & Ethnicity, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ.

2013 – 2012. Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Rutgers University, The Graduate School-New Brunswick, School of Communication, Information & Library Studies.

2009 – 2008. Doctoral Student Fellowship, Rutgers University, The Graduate School-New Brunswick, School of Communication, Information & Library Studies.

 

2005. Fellow, Woodhull Institute for Ethical Leadership.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Identity & Media; Gender, Race, Class & Media;  African and African Diasporic Media; Social Media and Communities of Color; and Media framing.

​For an extensive CV, please send a request to the following email: kaia.shivers [at] nyu.edu

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