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Christina Ashurina Aushana

Education:

B.A., Communication, Visual Arts, University of California, San Diego; M.A., Communication, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D., Communication, University of California, San Diego

Dissertation:

Screening Racial Visions, Scripting State Violence: The Performance and Visual Culture of Patrol Work and Police Training in San Diego

Thesis Advisor:

Elana Zilberg, Professor of Communication, University of California, San Diego

Research Topic:

Staging Anti-Blackness: Role-Playing Racial Scripts and Choreographing State Violence in Police Training

Mentor:

Geoffrey Raymond, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara and Nikki Jones, Professor of African American Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara

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