CURRICULUM VITAE

ANGELA TUCKER
Seattle, WA


EDUCATION
September 2006 – September 2008
Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology


PUBLICATIONS

PARENTING IN TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION
Contributing Author – Praeger Publishers; ABC-CLIO

DO TRANSRACIAL ADOPTEES KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION?
The Adopted Life

WHY CO-OPTING ‘TRANSRACIAL’ IN THE CASE OF RACHEL DOLEZAL IS PROBLEMATIC
Contributing Author – Medium

DEAR WONDERFUL YOU; LETTERS TO FOSTER & ADOPTED YOUTH (AN-YA PROJECT)
Contributing Author

PERPETUAL CHILD – ADULT ADOPTEE ANTHOLOGY; DISMANTLING THE STEREOTYPES
Contributing Author

THE MISSING VOICE IN THE ADOPTION CONVERSATION
Christianity Today

TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION IS A VALID IDENTITY
Christianity Today

CLOSURE
Dave Thomas Foundation


PLENARY SPEECHES

TOGETHER FOR ADOPTION – Raleigh, NC
November, 2015

COLORADO CONVENING ON CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES – Beaver Creek, CO
April, 2015

CALLED TO LOVE – Silverton, OR
April 2015

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ADOPTION ATTORNEYS – Philadelphia, PA
September, 2014

UMOJA, A BLACK HERITAGE EXPERIENCE – Green Lake, WI
October, 2014

CREATIVE ADOPTIONS – Denver, CO
October, 2014

SEATTLE GIRLS SCHOOL – Seattle, WA
January, 2013


WORKSHOPS

AMERICAN ADOPTION CONGRESS, Boston, MA
The Lost Daughters – Diverse Narratives Within the Collective Adoptee Voice

REFRESH CONFERENCE, Seattle, WA
Transracial Adoption 101

ALEXANDRIA DCHS, Arlington, VA
Transracial Adoption – Unpacking the Quite Visible Black Knapsack

TOGETHER FOR ADOPTION, Raleigh, NC
Transracial Adoption – Unpacking the Quite Visible Black Knapsack

CALLED TO  LOVE, Silverton, OR
Transracial Adoption 101

AFRICAN CARIBBEAN HERITAGE CAMP, Denver, CO
Adult Adoptee Panel


CLOSURE DOCUMENTARY

SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR  RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE, Harlem, NY
Adoptee panel with Susan Harris O’Connor (The Harris Narratives) and April Dinwoodie (CEO The Donaldson Institute)

PACT CAMP, Lake Tahoe, CA
Adoptee panel with Susan Ito and Chinyere Oparah

SAN FRANCISCO DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL, San Francisco, CA
Screening and Q&A

MIXED REMIXED FILM & LITERARY FESTIVAL, Los Angeles, CA
Screening and Q&A

SWARTHMORE COLLEGE, Swarthmore, PA
Screening and Q&A

LANGSTON HUGHES PERFORMING ARTS INSTITUTE, Seattle, WA
Screening and Q&A

MINNESOTA TRANSRACIAL FILM FESTIVAL, Minneapolis, MN
Screening and Q&A

DOCTOBER FILM FESTIVAL, PICKFORD FILM CENTER, Bellingham, WA
Screening and Q&A

DOMESTIC ADOPTION HERITAGE CAMP, Denver, CO
Screening and Q&A

HEART GALLERY, Birmingham, AL
Screening and Q&A

CHOPIN Theater, Chicago, IL
Screening, Q&A and sponsor Fundraiser

MEDIA ARTS CENTER, San Diego, CA
Screening and Q&A

LAEMMLE’S ROYAL THEATER, Los Angeles, CA
Screening and Q&A

OPEN ADOPTION & FAMILY SERVICES, Seattle, WA
Screening and Q&A

SIE FILM CENTER, Denver, CO
Screening and Q&A

SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY, Seattle, WA
Screening and Q&A

CLINTON STREET THEATER, Portland, OR
Screening and Q&A

BETHANY COMMUNITY CHURCH, Seattle, WA
Screening, Q&A and small group session

PACT CAMP, Lake Tahoe, CA
Screening and Q&A

CALVARY CHRISTIAN ASSEMBLY, Seattle, WA
Screening and Q&A

KERN BRIDGES, Bakersfield, CA
Screening and Q&A

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, Washington D.C.
Screening and Q&A


MEDIA

ANDERSON COOPER 360 (CNN) – July 6, 2015
Defining Transracial Adoption – Rachel Dolezal

HUFFINGTON POST LIVE – August 15, 2015
Cultural Appropriation – Allure Magazine