Shout Out! PhD Desirée de Jesus named Concordia Valedictorian
Desirée de Jesus, PhD in Film and Moving Images, has been named Fine Arts valedictorian for Fall 2020 convocation.
Desirée is a writer, film researcher, and a video essayist. Her research concentrates on post-recessionary girlhood cinema, as well as the intersections of race, gender and aesthetics in film and digital media.
This work has been supported through various awards, namely the Concordia Public Scholars program, the Bourse d'études Hydro-Québec de l'Université Concordia, the Glay Sperling Scholarship, and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship.