(they/them/theirs) Celiany is a Research Associate with Centro. They holds a doctorate in Communications & Media from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. They have served as the Director of the NYU LGBTQ Center and as an Adjunct Faculty at the NYU Silver School of Social Work. Since 2016, Celiany has served as faculty at Universidad de Sagrado Corazón, and Universidad de Puerto Rico. Their research contributions can be found in comissioned reports like Technologies for Liberation: Towards Abolitionist Futures (2020) and anthologies like Blacktino Queer Performance (2016), Feminist Erasures (2015) and Rita Indiana: Archivos (2017).