Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Erika Pettersen

Student - M.A. Student

Erika Pettersen is an M.A. candidate at the Stone Center Latin American Studies program. She holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Amherst College and a certificate in Arts & Culture Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania. She has also completed post baccalaureate coursework in Studio Art & Art History at Brooklyn College. Pettersen’s diverse educational pursuits have informed her work as a photographer, curator, and arts administrator with a wide range of New York City-based organizations and independent artists. Most recently, she served as Development & Communications Director at Haiti Cultural Exchange, a nonprofit that develops, presents, and promotes the cultural expressions of the Haitian people. At the Stone Center, her research centers on iconographic and contextual analysis of art and media at cultural crossroads of the Americas.