Constance Iloh
Published January 11, 2017
Updated August 1, 2022

Constance Iloh is an anthropologist, visual artist, photographer, qualitative methodologist, and strategist. She is known for efforts to illumine identity, human behavior, culture, and forms of oppression, particularly within social contexts and organizations. In doing so, Iloh addresses issues concerning diversity, harm, and institutional violence.

Iloh’s work includes “Academia as an Incubator of Oppression and Violence: A Closer Look at Academic Mobbing and Bullying Offline and Online” and “Unpacking Sites and Cultures of Methodological Animosity: Teaching Qualitative Research in Spaces that are Hostile to Qualitative Researchers.” As a qualitative expert and leader, Iloh’s work reflects human-centered, socially-relevant, and ecological approaches.

Iloh is the author of “Do It for the Culture: The Case for Memes in Qualitative Research.” As a visual artist, she invokes the power of photography and portraiture. She specifically utilizes film and digital photography in her work.  Iloh has been featured by Photo Vogue, Politico, Diverse Issues, and NPR. She has been invited to share her expertise with NBC Universal and The Tavis Smiley Show.

She previously served as an associate professor at Azusa Pacific University. You can follow Iloh on her photography website, YouTube, Photo Vogue, Facebook, Instagram, Medium, About.MeTumblr, and her blog. To learn more about Iloh, you can visit her official website,

A Black woman in a long navy blue dress stands agains a background of trees and a path. She is smiling and has her hands in her pockets.

Courtesy Constance Iloh

Pronouns: She/her

Expertise: Human behavior, anthropology, culture, qualitative inquiry, power asymmetries, organizational behavior, diversity, business strategy, workplace culture, race and identity, racism, misogynoir, Blackness, toxic work environments, mobbing and bullying, popular culture, innovation

Location: Los Angeles, Calif.

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Twitter: @ConstanceIloh

Instagram: @constance.iloh

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