Shauna Rigaud

Shauna Rigaud

Shauna Rigaud

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Black History with a focus on Caribbean American experiences, Black feminism, youth development and community organizing

Beginning her career in youth work as a young person herself, Shauna has a deep passion for supporting and empowering youth and urban communities. She holds a BA in African-American Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a MA in Gender/Cultural Studies and MS in Communication Management from Simmons College. Her interests include Black History with a focus on Caribbean American experiences, Black feminism, youth development and community organizing. She is a current doctoral student in the Cultural Studies program.

Shauna is one of the founders and now Communications Chair for Mason's Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) and Co-Chair of the Cultural Studies Student Organizing Committee (SOC)  

 

Education

M.A. in Gender/Cultural Studies, Simmons College

M.S. in Communication Management, Simmons College

B.A. in African-American Studies, University of Massachusetts at Amherst