Eziaku Nwokocha is a scholar of Africana religions with expertise in the ethnographic study of Vodou in Haiti and the Haitian diaspora, with research grounded in thorough understanding of religions in Africa, the Caribbean, and the United States, in gender and sexuality studies, visual and material culture and Africana Studies generally. Nwokocha holds a Ph.D. with distinction in Africana studies from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s degree in Africana studies from the University of Pennsylvania, a Master’s degree in theological studies from Harvard Divinity School, and a Bachelor’s degree in Black studies and Feminist studies from the University of California Santa Barbara. Nwokocha was a 2015 Ford Predoctoral Fellow during her PhD and Ronald E McNair Scholar as an undergraduate. Her current project, “Vodou en Vogue: Fashioning Black Divinities in Haiti and the Haitian Diaspora” is under contract with UNC Press. Nwokocha has been featured in the Journal of Haitian Studies and the Harvard Divinity Bulletin Magazine. She will join the University of Miami in Fall 2022.