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Monique Wimby (She/Her)Ph.D. Student (2022 Cohort)

Monique Wimby studied for a Master’s in Philosophy as a Trinity Fellow at Marquette University and completed her bachelor’s degrees in dance and English at Brenau University. She has worked for the National Organization for Women in Washington, D.C., completed two years of City Year for AmeriCorps in Jacksonville, Florida, and served in Peace Corps Indonesia from 2015 – 2017. Upon returning to Atlanta, Georgia in 2017, Monique worked as a freelance dancer, director, and choreographer in Metro Atlanta. Her current research prioritizes understanding Black women’s interiority in the U.S. South through investigating the myriad ways embodiment, spirituality, and land coincide for ontological survival and continuity.