Graduate Fellows

Kehinde Alonge

Kehinde Alonge is a first-generation Nigerian-American currently in the 2nd year of his English Ph.D. program at Rutgers University. His interest lies in the intersection between experimental poetics and experimental music (I.e., Free Jazz and the rise of the Black Arts Movement). Additionally, Kehinde writes poetry and is interested in exploring the stakes involved in archiving Black Art, specifically West African Oral Poetics and the Free Jazz tradition. He is specifically the grappling with


Peter Christian

Peter Christian is a graduate student in music at Mason Gross.

Dalia Ibraheem

I hold an MA in Anthropology from the American University in Cairo AUC. My masters thesis “Ultras Ahlawy and the Spectacle: Subjects, Resistance and the Organized Football Fandom in Egypt” won Magda al-Nouwahi award in gender studies for best writing thesis in 2016. I am interested in anthropology of sports, leisure and pop culture.

For ten years, I worked as a human rights practitioner at The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR). I am the author of the report “The Trap: Punishing


Vianna Iorio

Vianna Iorio is a graduate student in the English Department.

Calvin Walds

Calvin Walds is a graduate student in the Department of Geography.

Anqi Wang

Anqi Wang is a graduate student in music at Mason Gross.