Jerryan Ramos Hernández is a first year MA student originally from Guayama, Puerto Rico. She graduated with a BA in Art History from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, where her main research focus was the construction of identity and ritual in the work of Ana Mendieta. Her primary research interest is the formation of ritual as a marker of culture and the self, particularly in liminal spaces. Previously, Jerryan interned at three major museums in Orlando: the Orlando Museum of Art, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, and the Mennello Museum of American Art; she also studied abroad in Florence and Rome, where she had the opportunity to do hands-on research on Baroque architectural traditions. Currently, she is a Teaching Assistant for History of World Art. Jerryan hopes to continue a career in research and academia.