Joy Davis is an independent scholar of fashion and cultural studies. She has B.A.s in History and Media Theory from University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). She is a pending Masters candidate at FIT’s Fashion Studies program. In 2016 she joined Unravel Podcast as a host and producer. In 2018 she launched her own contemporary gallery in Baltimore, MD that has a majority focus on artists of color. She writes about subject matter that is underdeveloped in academia and with the public. Her work transcends many fields of study which includes: fashion, history, art, media, and performance among people of color through history. Her current research focuses on fashion and race analysis in Spanish colonial paintings.