Acacemic & Field Service

Photo: Da Xu, 2011

Photo: Cathy Opie, 2016

2020-2021

  • Duke Dance Program, Director of Undergraduate Studies (2020-2021)

  • Duke Dance Program,MFA Advisory Committee (2018-present)

  • Duke Dance Program,Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (2020-present)

  • Editorial Reviewer, Choreographic Practice Journal. Publisher: Intellect (UK). (2020-2021)

2019-2020

  • Director, Dance Studies Association (2019-2022)
  • Member, Dance Studies Association Finance & Development Committee (2019-2022)

  • Member, Trinity Arts & Sciences Council, Duke University (2019-2022)

  • Member, Trinity Curriculum Committee, Duke University (2019-2022)

  • Member, Ruby Advisory Committee, Duke Arts, (2019-2020)

2018-2019

  • Editorial review board, Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts. 

  • Guest Faculty, Mellon Pre-conference on Emerging Research in Dance Studies, August 7-8, 2019, Northwestern University.

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Institute for Curatorial and Performance Practice, Wesleyan University

  • Teaching for Equity Fellow, Duke University

 

2017-2018

  • Studies in Dance Working Group, Invited Participant, Harvard University/ICA Boston

  • Discussant, New England Cultural Organizers Convening/New England Foundation for the Arts. November 6-7, 2017,  Jacob’s Pillow, Beckett, MA.

2016-2017

  • Mellon School for Theatre and Performance Research Invited Participant, Harvard University

  • Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Dance Studies, Brown University (2016-2018)

2015-2016

  • Dissertation Year Fellow UCLA Graduate Division

  • Graduate Student Researcher, Dr. Susan Leigh Foster (book project) 2015-2016

  • Reviewer, Undergraduate Admissions, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance (BA World Arts/Cultures major). February 2016

 

2014-2015

  • Graduate Student Researcher/Representative. UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative, 2014-2015 school year

  • Reviewer, Undergraduate Admissions, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance Screening Committee (BA World Arts/Cultures major). February 2015

  • Project Coordinator, The Dance Cloud, inter-campus, web-based research and development initiative aimed at supporting working dance artists (Fall 2013-present)
     

2013-2014

  • Graduate Student Researcher/Representative. UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative, 2013-2014 school year

  • Reviewer, Undergraduate Admissions UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance Screening Committee (BA World Arts/Cultures major). February 2014

  • Project Coordinator, The Dance Cloud, inter-campus, web-based research and development initiative aimed at supporting working dance artists (Fall 2013-present)

  • Editorial Reviewer, UCLA Ethnomusicology Review (2013-2014)

 

2012-2013

  • TA Coordinator, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, 2012-2013

  • Editorial Board, UCLA Ethnomusicology Review. UCLA ethnomusicology graduate student journal

  • Reviewer, Undergraduate Admissions, UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance Screening Committee (BA dance major). February 1, 2013

  • Conference Co-Chair, Dance Under Construction/Congress on Research in Dance Special Topics Conference The Choreography of non-Dancing Subjects. UCLA (2013)

 

2011-2012

  • Dean’s Student Council Graduate Representative, UCLA-School of Arts and Architecture

    • Dr. Christopher Waterman, Dean

  • Graduate Student Organization Representative, UCLA-Department of World Arts and Cultures

 

2010-2011

  • Conference committee member: “Anxieties of Overexposure”. Graduate student performance studies conference.” Convened by the UCLA Center for Performance Studies, Los Angeles, U.S (2010)

  • Dean’s Student Council Graduate Representative, UCLA-School of Arts and Architecture

    • Dr. Christopher Waterman, Dean

  • Graduate Student Organization Representative, UCLA-Department of World Arts and Cultures

 

1997-2007

  • United Performing Arts Fund, Workplace Giving Performer/Speaker

 

2003-2006           

  • UW-Milwaukee Alumni Association-Board of Trustees

    • Chair Honors Committee Chair (2004-2006)

    • Chair of UWMAA Run Walk Committee (2005-2006)

  • Young Professionals of Milwaukee, Art Mob Committee Member

 

2000-2002

  • Co-Founder, Dance Milwaukee

    • Monthly forum for local artistic directors of non-profit dance companies, co-founded with Simon Dow, Artistic Director, Milwaukee Ballet

1995-1996

  • UW-Milwaukee, Peck School of the Arts, Dean’s Student Council

    • Undergraduate Representative, Dr. Catherine Davy, Dean

 

Memberships/Professional Affiliations

American Studies Association (ASA) (2018-present)

Dance Studies Association (DSA) (2017-present)

Cultural Studies Association (CSA) (2016-present)

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) (2012-present)

Collegium for African Diaspora Dance (2018-present)

American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS) (2016-2018)

Association of Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) (2016-2018)

Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS) (2011-2017)

Congress On Research in Dance (CORD) (2011-2017)

National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) (2014-2016)

World Dance Alliance, (WDA) (2012-2014)

American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) (2008-2012)