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Alicia Jade Lochard

Alicia Jade Lochard received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Simmons College in Boston, MA. In addition to her work in the Africana Studies department, Alicia is also pursuing a graduate certificate in Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies (GSWS) at Penn. Her research interests include: African American history and culture, Black feminist and queer studies, public history and memory. Recently, her research projects have explored on the relationship between violence, family / kinship, knowledge production, and intimacy in Black women’s lives and communities. Alicia is a member of the Penn GSWS Graduate Advisory Board and the Black Cultural Studies Collective, a working group led by graduate students in English and Africana Studies.