Professional Profile for Isis Golden, PhD

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  • Isis Golden, PhD




  • Research Assistant/ Andrew Mellon MMUF
  • 2001 - 2003
  • Research Assistant and Undergraduate Scholar for the Andrew Mellon Undergraduate Fellowship Program of QC, 2000-2003, Queens College, City University of New York ( QC CUNY), Queens, NY

    •Department/Subject Areas: Cultural Anthropology research on the history and culture of Trinidad and organizing/compiling data on Archaeological artifacts; Participation in weekly Mellon Seminars in preparation for advanced academic work
  • Research Assistant
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Graduate Student Researcher (GSR), 2004-2005, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

    •Department/Subject Areas: Theatre and Dance research on Political Theater and Social Movement and Middle Eastern Performance and Culture.
  • Teaching Assistant
  • 2003 - 2009
  • I was a multi-departmental teaching assistant in the following departments at UC Davis from 09/2003-06/2009:

    •Introduction to Dramatic Art
    •Theatre, Performance and Culture
    •Asian Cultural Performances
    •Intro to Cultural Anthropology
    •Asian Perspectives on Death and Afterlife
    •Native American Experience
    •Sociology of Popular Culture
    •Asian Diaspora
    •Introduction to Psychology
    •Abnormal Psychology
    •History of African American Television
    •Intro to Women and Gender Studies
  • Collections Support Staff
  • GC Services
  • Collections Support
  • 2010 - Present


Honors and Awards

•Recommendation for the UC Davis Chapter of the Golden Key Society, 2009
•Joseph L. Bertram award for pursuing graduate studies in Drama, 2003
•Hortense Powdermaker award in Cultural Anthropology, 2003
•Senior Honor’s Thesis award in Anthropology/Native American Theater, 2003
•Most Promising Student award, Anthropology Dept., 2002
•Recruitment into the Andrew Mellon Undergraduate Fellowship Program of QC CUNY, 2001
•NYC Council Academic Scholarship recognition, 2001
•Golden Key National Honors Society Induction, 1999-2000
•Vallone Scholarship, 1998-2003

Memberships and Affiliations

Recording Secretary with the Black Professional Graduate Student Association (BPGSA) of the University of California, Davis, 2007-2009

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