Rizvana Bradley is Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies and African-American Studies at Yale.
She holds a BA from Williams College and a PhD from Duke University. She has recently finished a fellowship at the History of Art Department at University College London.
Bradley's forthcoming book manuscript, which examines the performative deconstruction of the black body in contemporary art, has received a Creative Capital Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. Bradley guest edited a special issue of the journal Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, and has published articles in TDR: The Drama Review, Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture, Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, and Black Camera: An International Film Journal. She was a Helena Rubinstein Critical Studies Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.