Naomi Jackson

Lincoln Scholar
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2002

Biography

Naomi Jackson was born in Canada. She received her bachelor's in art history and philosophy from McGill University (Canada); master's in dance studies from the University of Surrey (U.K.); and doctorate in performance studies from New York University. She was appointed a Lincoln Center Scholar for 2012-2013. 

Among her publications are "Dance, Human Rights, and Social Justice: Dignity in Motion," (Scarecrow Press, 2008); "Right to Dance: Dancing for Rights," (Banff: Banff Centre Press, 2004) and "Converging Movements: Modern Dance and Jewish Culture at the 92nd Street Y," (Hanover: Wesleyan University Press, 2000).

Prior to joining Arizona State University, Jackson served on the faculties of The Juilliard School and Queen's College, NY.

Education

  • Ph.D. Performance Studies, New York University
  • M.A. Dance Studies, University of Surrey, U.K.
  • B.A. Art History and Philosophy (Honors), McGill University, Canada

Research Interests

Dance and Social Justice, Human Rights, Dancers' Rights, Ethics, Technology, Jewish Studies, Contemporary Trends, Historiography, Ethnography, Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, Curatorial Practice, Public Policy, Dramaturgy.

Research Activity

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
DCE 301 Meaning in Motion
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 501 Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 591 Seminar
DCE 593 Applied Project
THP 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
DCE 693 Applied Project
DCE 695 Continuing Registration
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
DCE 300 Moving Histories
DCE 404 Dance and Ethics
DCE 484 Internship
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 571 Graduate First-Yr Seminar II
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
DCE 693 Applied Project
DCE 695 Continuing Registration
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
DCE 301 Meaning in Motion
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 501 Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 591 Seminar
DCE 593 Applied Project
THP 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
DCE 693 Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
DCE 271 Second-Year Seminar II
DCE 300 Moving Histories
DCE 404 Dance and Ethics
DCE 484 Internship
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 598 Special Topics
THP 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
DCE 693 Applied Project
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
DCE 301 Meaning in Motion
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 501 Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 591 Seminar
THP 598 Special Topics
DCE 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
DCE 271 Second-Year Seminar II
DCE 300 Moving Histories
DCE 404 Dance and Ethics
DCE 484 Internship
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
DCE 301 Meaning in Motion
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 501 Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 591 Seminar
DCE 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
DCE 271 Second-Year Seminar II
DCE 300 Moving Histories
DCE 404 Dance and Ethics
DCE 484 Internship
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
DCE 301 Meaning in Motion
DCE 492 Honors Directed Study
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 501 Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
DCE 271 Second-Year Seminar II
DCE 300 Moving Histories
DCE 404 Dance and Ethics
DCE 484 Internship
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
DCE 301 Meaning in Motion
DCE 492 Honors Directed Study
DCE 499 Individualized Instruction
DCE 501 Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580 Practicum
DCE 583 Fieldwork
DCE 584 Internship
DCE 590 Reading and Conference
DCE 598 Special Topics
DCE 680 Practicum
DCE 683 Fieldwork