Honey Crawford is a doctoral candidate in Performing and Media Arts at Cornell University. She previously earned her MFA in Critical Studies in Writing from California Institute of the Arts and her BFA in Theatre Performance at DePaul University’s Theatre School/The Goodman School of Drama. Her scholarly interests include global feminism, Afro-Brazilian cultural performance, public spectacle, protest, and critical race theory. Her research explores the intersections between social activism and digital media through a study of festivity, self-making, and viral culture. She pulls from a repertoire that includes social movements, cyber activism, carnival, radical theatre, and ritual. She is a 2015-2016 New York Public Humanities Graduate Fellow, a dramaturg, and a practitioner of several Afro-Brazilian performance traditions.