Yasmine Hassen

Yasmine is a recent graduate from the University of Toronto, who majored in Sociocultural Anthropology and minored in Environmental Anthropology and Diaspora & Transnational studies. Her research interests surround identity, environmental justice, social inequalities, Black-Feminist Theory, Education Policy, Critical Race Theory, Cross-Cultural Relations, Queer Theory, Community Engaged Outreach. Her research in the Body Online Lab focused on Researching how Black bodies are conscripted into contemporary forms of meme life and viralization that contribute to the reification of Jim Crow era blackface caricatures today. She does this by exploring the ways in which digital climates are understood, negotiated, and politically transformed in these digital spaces.

Yasmine Hassen