Katrina O

Academic Area:
School of Journalism

Indianapolis Indiana (Hoosier!!!)

Undergraduate Institution:
Rust College in Holly Springs, MS

Research Interests:
Race, gender, and sexuality in the media, more specifically: Black women and the history of their representation in television and film, and early Black film pressbook material and their representations of race, class, and gender

The Best Thing About Being a Graduate Student at IUB:
The best thing about being a graduate student at IUB is the opportunity to network and socialize with other graduate students in other disciplines not only academically, but socially as well!

Insider tip about living in Bloomington:
If you buy a parking pass, arrive to campus early, otherwise all of the close spaces will be taken! :)

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Black Graduate Student Research


Photo Courtesy of Katrina Overby

On February 7th, executive members of the  Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) participated in the “Black Scholars Showcase” at the Neal Marshall Black Culture Center on IU’s campus. Graduate and undergraduates students presented various research presentations from dissertation proprosals to conference research papers. Pictured below are (left to right) Gloria Howell (Secretary), Carl Darnell (Black Chair), Katrina Overby (President), and Brandi Caruthers (Vice President).

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