Monica Kristin Blair
Monica Kristin Blair is a PhD Candidate in the History Department at the University of Virginia. She is interested in public and academic histories of education, racial inequality,and US politics. Monica's dissertation, “From Segregation Academies to School Choice: The Post-Brown History of School Privatization” examines the role of race, region, and capital in the post-war movement to provide public funding for private education in America.
PhD student in English. Ankita's research focuses on contemporary postcolonial literature, spatial studies and narrative theory.
PhD student in Critical and Comparative Studies in Music. Victoria studies 20th century American music and representations of American Indians. She is interested in public humanities and how music narratives are presented in museums and institutions.
PhD student in Music. Tanner's research interests include digital music archives, genre formation, and Internet subcultures.
PhD Candidate in English and Project Manager for the 2017-2018 Praxis cohort. Christian's research focuses upon contemporary world literature, ethics, and digital humanities. To learn more, visit her personal website.
PhD Candidate in French and Praxis Fellow at the Scholar's Lab (2017-2018). He served this year's Praxis cohort as designer, film editor, and web developper. More info.