Doctor of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago
English Literature, ongoing
Yasmeen’s prospective research is centered on Modern & Contemporary Literature, and concerned with the assertion of decolonial epistemologies; the role of literature & language in the construction of nationalisms and other ideologies of power; and insurgent historiographies from which we can conceptualize new worlds and futures.
Master of Arts, Loyola University Chicago
English Literature, 2023
GPA - 3.89
Coursework provided introduction to research methods in many subfields of Literature, including 19th Century African-American Literature and Black Queer Feminisms; Postcolonial Literature; Decolonial Studies; Shakespeare Studies; and Literary Criticism.
Bachelor of Arts, Portland State University
English Literature & Liberal Studies, 2019
GPA - 3.6
Coursework in the English Literature major covered a wide-array of the field, including British Romanticism; contemporary African-American literature; the Southern Gothic; and Modernism.
Credits in the Liberal Studies major consisted of coursework in Feminist Philosophy; Political Theory and Biopolitics; Indigenous Studies; and Black Studies.