Graduate Resident Fellow
Shadé Ayorinde has a B.S.BA in International Business and an M.A. in Art History from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Art History and Visual Studies focusing on late nineteenth and twentieth century art. Her interest is in art as a form of visual communication that questions, manipulates, and/or distorts racial, social, and gender relationships. She studies constructions of identity via modern and contemporary American art, mass media, and visual culture.Outside of her academic interests, Shadé enjoys weight lifting, running, baking, trips to the museum, and watching Golden Girls.