Assatu Wisseh is a PhD candidate in the Film and Media Studies department. She approaches her work in critical media studies including media histories, media criticism, archival practice, and digital humanities through the lenses of Black feminisms and Critical Race Theory (CRT). Her graduate research expertise is in the methods and theories of both the humanities and social sciences. Examining the historical interactions between coloniality and media infrastructures, apparatuses, and geographies is her main focus of interest. Her scholarly research articles and presentations center on the ways misinformation about Black bodies, Black spaces, and Black cultures have historically been articulated to displacement and other forms of marginalization.