Sabyha Prince

Sabiyha Prince, Ph.D.



Ph.D.  Cultural Anthropology
City University of New York Graduate School and University
Center, New York, NY
BA Communication ArtsMarist College, Poughkeepsie, NY



Artist in Residence, Petworth Artists Collaborative

Exhibit:   Hanks’s Cocktail Bar May 4th – June 30th, 2018

Coalesced:  Colored Nations,

Exhibit:  The Anacostia Arts Center, May 18th – 20th, 2018

(with photographer Denise Wright)

No Plastic (Crossing Oceans) 36 x 36 Acrylic on canvas

The Hill Center Juried by The Corcoran Art Museum

Exhibit:  June 27th – September 23rd, 2018

“All Seasons at Once” 48×30 Acrylic on canvas


Coordinator of Membership and Political Education

Empower DC                                                                               August 2018 – present


Qualitative Researcher, Houses of Worship and the Environment (Wards 7 and 8),

Anacostia Community Museum                                                        Sept 2014-2015


Humanities Scholar, Greenleaf Gardens History Project               Summer 2014

Washington, DC, DC Humanities Council grant

  • Advised participants in project designed to collect oral histories and memorabilia from residents of public housing complex threatened with demolition.

Humanities Scholar, Revisiting Talley’s Corner                               Summer 2014

Washington, DC, DC Humanities Council grant


Adjunct Professor, Department of Criminal Justice and Applied Social Sciences,

Coppin State University, Baltimore, MD                                              Aug-Dec- 2013


Visiting Anthropologist, St. Mary’s College of Maryland                                Fall 2013


Consultant/Data Analyst, Community Attitudes Toward the

Anacostia River (Wards 7 and 8), Anacostia Community Museum          Summer 2013


Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, American University,

Washington, DC                                                                                              Aug 2003-Dec 2011