Year 5 Ph.D.

PH.D. STUDENT BIOGRAPHIES

Our students are a large part of what makes Performance Studies special. They come from a wide range of academic, cultural, and artistic backgrounds and create a vibrant intellectual environment. Click on the thumbnails below to learn more about them.

  • Marc Arthur

    Marc Arthur

    AESTHETICS AND POLITICS; CRITICAL RACE THEORY; QUEER THEORY; THEATER AND PERFORMANCE ART; VISUAL STUDIES

  • Olivia Michiko Gagnon

    Olivia Michiko Gagnon

    FEMINIST THEORY; AESTHETICS, POLITICS, AND POETICS; ARCHIVAL PERFORMATIVITIES; QUEER THEORY; HAPTICALITY, SENSE, AND FEELING; AFFECT THEORY; EXPERIMENTAL AND/OR PERFORMATIVE WRITING; CRITICAL RACE THEORY

  • James McMaster

    James McMaster

    QUEER OF COLOR CRITIQUE; THEATRE STUDIES; ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES; FEMINIST CARE ETHICS; SOCIAL MOVEMENTS; WOMEN OF COLOR TRANSFEMINISM; PHOTOGRAPHY; DISABILITY STUDIES; PERFORMANCE ART; MARXISM; AFFECT THEORY; POST-COLONIAL THEORY; NEW MEDIA; FOUCAULT