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Debra Levine

Debra Levine, Invited Scholar Faculty (2012–15)

Debra Levine received her Ph.D. in Performance Studies from New York University and her MFA in Theatre from Columbia University. Her current research interests focus on translocal imaginaries in transnational and global performance, trans-disciplinary performance, disability arts and culture, social practice art and digital humanities performance scholarship. Before teaching at Harvard University, she taught in the Drama Department at New York University, at Barnard College, and, most recently, was an Assistant Professor of Theater at New York University Abu Dhabi. She is the recipient of the 2017 ASTR/Cambridge University Press Prize and has contributed book and catalog essays for artists Vikram Divecha, Lola Flash, and Trajal Harrell. She has published in TDR: The Drama Review; Women and Performance: a journal of feminist theory; GLQ; Disability Studies Quarterly; Theater Research International; emisférica the Journal for the Hemispheric Institute of Performance; Movement Research Journal; Studia Dramatica; the Walker Art Center’s Walker Reader; and NYU Skirball Center’s Indefinite Article.