Teaching

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Dance Minor Director, Washington College: 2017-present
  • Adjunct Faculty, University of Delaware: 2013-2016
  • Guest Artist, Gateway Lab School: 2014-15
  • Arts-Integration Teacher Professional Development
  • Adjunct Faculty, Winona State University: 2011-2013
  • Teaching Artist, Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts: 2011-2013
  • Graduate Teaching Fellow, University of Oregon: 2007-2010
  • Dance Specialist, University of Oregon College of Education: Summer Enrichment Program 2009 and 2010

Research and Scholarship

  • Re-Entry: A Performance Tribute to Veterans, 2017- present
  • Same Story, Different Countries, Arts-Based Research and Multidisciplinary Collaboration, 2014 - 2017
  • Researcher in collaboration with Christina Cultural Arts Center, a Doris Duke Award Recipient:Building Demand for the Arts. Participatory Action Research/Photo Voice 2016
  • National Core Arts Standards Model Cornerstone Assessments: Delaware Teacher and Student Reflections, NDEO annual conference, Phoenix, AZ, 2015
  • Designing and Implementing Dance/Arts Integrated Lessons for Students and Teachers in Delaware Schools, NDEO’s Standards in Action Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2015
  • I've Got my MFA... Now What?, NDEO annual conference, Miami, FL, 2013
  • Creativity and Critical Thinking in Modern Dance, with Winona State University students, MN Dance Education Summit, Golden Valley, MN, 2012
  • Higher Order Thinking in the Movement-based Dance Class, NDEO annual conference, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2010
  • The Ecology of Person and Space, Earth Matters on Stage, Symposium on Ecology and Performance, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2009

Photo Credit: Kristen Neal

      Publications:

  • "Arts-Based Research in Dance: A Guide for Students" in Undergraduate Research in Dance, Routledge (2019)
  • "Building Bridges for Dance Through Arts-Based Research" Research in Dance Education, 2017
  • "Higher Order Thinking in the Dance Studio," Journal of Dance Education, 2012
  • "Transitioning From School to Career: I've Got my MFA... Now What?" Journal of Dance Education, 2015

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