Breigha Adeyemo is a first-year PhD student. After completing her BA in Communication Studies from Prairie View A&M University, she earned her MA in Performance Studies at Texas A&M University. Her previous research focused on relations between Nigerians and African Americans in Houston, Texas, examining Nigerian constructs of African Americans and how such constructs influence Nigerians' identity performance in the United States.
Breigha's current research interest focuses on the intersections of African Diasporic identity, race, social media, and society. She ultimately seeks to further understand the implications of social media on African Diasporic and race relations and to further grasp the complexities of such relations. Breigha uses a multidisciplinary lens, exploring theories within Africana Studies, Performance Studies, Communication Studies, and Psychology. She also uses participatory approaches to research such as in-depth interviewing and digital ethnography. Breigha published her first book review in Liminalities and is currently a graduate instructor teaching Fundamentals of Human Communication.
MA in Performance Studies (focus in Africana Studies), Texas A&M University, 2018
BA in Communication Studies, Prairie View A&M University, 2013