Associate Professor
Theatre & Dance

Specializes in gender representation/social coding in movement practices and dance traditions (both domestically and internationally)

  •  transnationalism, overlapping identities, multi-ethnicity and emerging models of global citizenship
  • ways in which use of the Internet is impacting personal identity and collective cultural memory production
  • ethics/integrity/cultural appropriation issues in dance fusion
  • Evolving norms of cultural tolerance and representation in a remixing and “cut and paste” culture
  • Movement training/specialization in yoga, and the dances of Brazil, Mexico, the Caribbean, West Africa (Gambia, Mali, Senegal, Guinea, Nigeria, Ghana), North Africa (Morocco, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia and Western Sahara), Northern India, American Modern Dance, Hip Hop, Electronica and DJ Culture.