Monica Joyce

Monica JoyceMonica Joyce received her BA in Anthropology and Latin American Studies from Barnard College and her MA in Latin American Studies and Museum Studies from NYU. She is interested in the intersections of globalization, tourism, urban development, memory, and heritage studies. Her current research focuses on the art world within the port of Rio de Janeiro and how museums are engaging with the colonial histories and racial politics of this region, especially as it relates to narratives of modernization and Brazilian nationhood. In addition to her work in Rio, she has also worked with museums in NYC, specifically in the education and public program sectors.