Latoya Briscoe

Latoya Briscoe

Latoya Briscoe is a Benjamin Franklin Fellow in Anthropology and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to commencing graduate studies at Penn, Latoya worked as a teacher of English language and literature, and researcher on African and other indigenous cultures in Jamaica, her country of birth.

Her work looks at contemporary configurations of citizenship, particularly how people are using technology (digital and otherwise) to forge new civic identities and establish worldbuilding claims outside of the state.


B.A. Literatures in English, University of the West Indies (Mona) Jamaica, 2016 

Research Interests

Cultural studies, sovereignty and decoloniality, technology, visual anthropology, experimental ethnography, alternative epistemologies.

Geographical Area

Latin America/Caribbean