Kalima Young

American Studies

University of Maryland

Kalima Young is a graduate student in the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. She received her MA in Mass Communications at Towson University and a BA in Communications and Women Studies at Goucher College in Maryland. A Project Coordinator at the Maryland Institute College of Art, lecturer at Towson University and videographer, her research focuses on the role of historical race and gender-based trauma in African American identity formation and cultural production.