Department of Dance




Anthea Kraut
Cultural Studies, Dance Theory, History

Professors Emeriti

Wendy Rogers

Susan Rose

Marta Savigliano

Christena Lindborg Schlundt

Fred Strickler


Anthea Kraut
Critical Race Theory, Dance Theory, U.S. Dance History

Associate Professors

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

María Regina Firmino-Castillo

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

Anusha Kedhar
Dance, Labor, and Political Economy, Dance Ethnography, India and the Indian Diaspora, Globalization and Migration Studies

Luis Lara Malvacías

taisha paggett
Contemporary Performance Practices

Jose L. Reynoso

Ni'Ja Whitson 


Brandon J
Hip Hop Dance

Kelli King

Marina Magalhães
Latin American Social Dance

Clydean (Makeda Kumasi) Parker
West African

Director of Music

Jeff Zahos

Production Manager

Grant Bowen

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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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