Dr. Chancy’s research focuses on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Black Atlantic material culture. Her work incorporates elements of U.S. History, Caribbean History and European History as well as material pieces such as paintings, sculptures and photographs. She has curated several exhibitions that highlight Haitian art and how Haitian, European and U.S. American art and traditions intersect. While completing her dissertation Dr. Chancy served as the Green Family Foundation Graduate Fellow at the Digital Library of the Caribbean. She has taught several undergraduate level courses and, prior to her academic career, served as an administrator for non-profit performing arts organizations.