B.A. Summa Cum Laude, University of California at Los Angeles (Women’s Studies and Education)
M.A. Claremont Graduate University (Women’s Studies with a Certificate in Africana Studies) M.Ed. Claremont Graduate University (Curriculum, Instruction, Multimedia and Urban Education)
Track: Race and Representation
Research Interests: The Black female body in Black Visual Culture; Black Sexualities; Pedagogy and Black Feminist Thought.
Bio: Marsha N. Horsley is a dual Ph.D. student and Associate Instructor in the department of African American and African Diaspora Studies and the department of Communication and Culture. Her research explores the crucial nexus of race and eroticism in popular culture, Black pain and pleasure, and the wounded female figure in Black Visual Culture.
Teaching Experience (Assistant Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington)
Survey of Hip Hop I, Fall 2010
Survey of Hip Hop II, Spring 2011
Early African American and African Diaspora Literature, Fall 2011
Contemporary African American and African Diaspora Literature, Spring 2012
Studying Blacks of the New World: African Americans and Africans in the African Diaspora, Spring 2012
African American and African Diaspora Literature: An Examination Films Adaptations of Novels by Women of African Descent, Session I 2012
Public Speaking, Fall 2012-Spring 2013
Contemporary Black Film: Blacks In Blaxploitation Films, Summer 2013
Images of Blacks in Films: Performing Race and Gender 1903-1950s, Fall 2013