Kyrah Malika Daniels

Kyrah Malika Daniels

Ph.D. in African Studies, Class of 2017
Assistant Professor of Art History and African & African Diaspora Studies, Boston College
Kyrah Malika Daniels
Kyrah Malika Daniels is Assistant Professor of Art History and African & African Diaspora Studies with a courtesy appointment in Theology at Boston College. Her research interests include Africana religions, art history and material culture, race, religion, and visual culture, and ritual healing traditions in the Black Atlantic. Her first book manuscript (When the Spirit is Ill, in progress) is a comparative religion project that examines key ritual arts used in healing ceremonies to treat spiritual illnesses and mental health conditions in Haiti and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Kyrah's work has been published in the Journal of Africana Religions, the Journal of Haitian Studies, and the Journal for the American Academy of Religion (in press). Kyrah completed her B.A. in Africana Studies (Stanford University), an M.A. in Religion (Harvard University), and received her Ph.D. in African & African American Studies (Harvard University).