MA in Performance Studies, New York University
BA in Political Science and World Dance, Brigham Young University
Relationship of political philosophy and the development of cultural dance forms, dance ethnography, performance and technology, folklore.
BiographyCatherine has studied folk and ethnic dance forms for four years, performing for several folk dancing companies. She completed her undergraduate work in political philosophy and traditional dance. She is especially interested in the relationship of political thought and dance performance. Catherine's work has centered largely on the thought of Ernst Cassirer, Swiss post-modern philosopher and originator of the Philosophy of Symbolic Forms. She recently completed an internship with the United States House of Representatives. In her spare time, Catherine likes to read F. Scott Fitzgerald and listen to France Gall. She loves New Wave cinema, French Canadian pop music, Mocha Light Frappuccinos, and America's Next Top Model. She hopes to make a career in arts academia.