Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies

Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz

M.A.S. Zurich University of the Arts




Caring Visualities: Art and Activism Beyond the Necrocene (book manuscript in progress)

Hickey, ed. A Guidebook of Alternative NowsLos Angeles and Leipzig: The Journal of Aesthetics & Protest Press, 2012.



“Visions of Consent: Nunavummiut Against the Exploitation of ‘Resource Frontiers,'” Journal of Transnational American Studies Special Issue: Molecular Intimacies of Empire (forthcoming).

Remembering the Land: Art, Direct Action, and the Denial of Extractive Realities on Bougainville,” in The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Art, Visual Culture, and Climate Change, eds. TJ Demos, Subhankar Banerjee, and Emily Eliza Scott (Abingdon: Routledge, 2021).

Pathways toward Justice: Walking as Decolonial Resistance,” in Violence and Indigenous Communities: Confronting the Past, Engaging the Present, eds. Susan Sleeper-Smith, Jeff Ostler, Josh Reid (Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2021).

Rupturing Settler Time: Visual Culture and Geographies of Indigenous Futurity.” World Art 9, no. 2 (Summer 2019): 163-180,

“‘For most of humanity’s existence, we walked’: An Interview with Pennie Opal Plant of Idle No More SF Bay.” In Hemisphere: Visual Cultures of the Americas (special issue, Ecologies of Nature and Culture: The Dialectics of Environmental Entropy and Decolonization in Art of the Americas) 11, no. 1 (October 2018): 90-101.

Environmental Justice” and “Self Determination” (co-authored with Kevin Caplicki). In We are All in This Together, edited by Eleanor King, 14-19, 36-39. White Plains: Purchase College School of Art and Design, 2018.



“Mikael Owunna’s Photographs Show the Essence of Black Healing,” Aperture, June 4, 2020:

“Decolonizing and Diversifying Are Two Different Things: A Workshop Case Study,” (co-written with Ana Tuazon) Art History Teaching Resources, May 10, 2019: