Profiles in "Performance Studies" Expertise Area

  • A performance ethnographer widely recognized for her ability to integrate research methodologies, social science, spirituality and performance in post-colonial/indigenous study of identity, culture, and authentic expression.
  • Emeritus Professor, curriculum developer, professional speaker, Organizational Development leader, and agent for positive change
  • Pagano, a Steinway Artist, combines a profound knowledge of the arts, literature and music, which characterizes his interpretations as authoritative and unique.
  • Feisst is Evelyn Smith Professor of musicology and Senior Sustainability Scholar at Arizona State University. She holds a PhD in musicology from Berlin and is interested in new music in interdisciplinary contexts.
  • Marivel Danielson's areas of research interest are Chicana/Latina literature, sexuality, gender, performance, race/border/diaspora theory.
  • Gentry is a musical theatre historian and professional performer, focused on the restoration and preservation of historic masterpieces within the American musical theatre genre.
  • Fazel teaches composition and literature (Shakespeare) for the Department of English.
  • McMahon is a dramatic and nonfiction writer and performer.He lives in Arizona and New York.
  • Gharavi specializes in collaborating with transdisciplinary teams of artists, scientists, designers, and engineers to create original and innovative works of media-rich live performance.