Dr. Misa Dayson, a native Harlem, New Yorker, is a writer, producer, filmmaker, educator, and cultural anthropologist. Her research interests broadly focus on the relationships between visual culture, race, space, place, memory, and social justice, which she popularly writes about in such publications as The Little Book of Big Visions: How to be an Artist and Revolutionize the World (Edition Assemblage); The Black Diaspora and Germany (Edition Assemblage); and in Contemporary And art magazine. Misa holds her Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her B.A. in African American and Film Studies from Wesleyan University. She is the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation German Chancellor Fellowship; the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship; and the DAAD German Studies Research Grant.