Department of Dance




Anthea Kraut
Cultural Studies, Dance Theory, History

Professors Emeriti

Wendy Rogers

Susan Rose

Marta Savigliano

Christena Lindborg Schlundt

Fred Strickler

Associate Professors

Anthea Kraut
Cultural Studies, Dance Theory, History

Jacqueline Shea Murphy
Cultural Studies, Dance Theory, Choreographing Writing

Joel Smith
Composition; Critical Dance Performance; Jazz Technique; Production

Linda J. Tomko
History, Embodying Dances Past

Assistant Professors

Imani Kai Johnson
African Diasporic Ritual Cultures, Hip Hop and Streetdance, Critical Theory, Critical Race Studies

Luis Lara Malvacías

Taisha Paggett

Jose L. Reynoso

Visiting Assistant Professors

Milka Djordjevich

Ken Swift

Melissa Templeton


Brandon J
Hip Hop Dance

Kelli King

Marina Magalhães
Latin American Dance

Clydean (Makeda Kumasi) Parker
West African

Director of Music

Jeff Zahos

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department of Dance
121 Arts Building

Tel: (951) 827-3944
Fax: (951) 827-4651

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