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Sekani Robinson is an Assistant Professor at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in the Sociology Department. She also received her Bachelor of Arts there as well. Sekani received both her Master of Arts and Doctorate degree in the department of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Sekani is a Southern California native growing up in San Diego and Los Angeles, California. 

She writes on racial, gendered, and cultural foundations and inequalities within creative spaces, work and occupations, aesthetic and emotional labor, Black feminisms, and elites. Her current research focuses on Black women’s experiences in ballet. Sekani currently works with a non-profit organization called Brown Girls Do Ballet and teaches race and ballet history for American Ballet Theatre’s Summer Intensive. 

In her free time, she teaches yoga and enjoys Pilates, attending art museums and galleries, the beach and spending time with her friends and family. 

Sekani is represented by Amanda Orozco and Noelle Falcis Math.