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Tiffany Lopez (Vice Provost)

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Vice Provost for Inclusion and Community Engagement
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 7805
Foundation Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 7805
Biography: 

Tiffany Ana López is vice provost for Inclusion and Community Engagement in the Office of the University Provost. She is also former director of ASU’s School of Film, Dance and Theatre with her leadership playing a key role building the film program to launch into the New American Film School. As a theater scholar, creative artist and dramaturge, López has worked with a range of theaters, including Cornerstone Theater Company, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, The Mark Taper Forum, The Los Angeles Theatre Center, and Breath of Fire Latina Theater Ensemble. She is founding artistic director of the Latina/o Play Project at the Culver Center of the Arts in Riverside, California and a founding member of the Latino Theater Alliance of Los Angeles, the National Latinx Theater Commons and the Latinx Literature Society for the American Literature Association. Her research looks at the role of the arts in staging conversations about violence and trauma and creating pathways for personal transformation and social change. She has extensive experience working in Chicana/o and Latina/o cultural communities exploring the advancement of opportunities in higher education and leadership pathways through the arts. The first in her family to graduate high school and attend college, López transferred from community college to California State University, Sacramento, where she received a bachelor’s degree in English. She earned a master’s degree and a doctorate at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She was also the first Cesar Chavez Dissertation Fellow at Dartmouth College. Her honors include a Hispanic Lifestyle Latina of Influence award, ASU Faculty Women's Association Outstanding Faculty mentor, University of California Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research and grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Ford Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation. She is also a Fulbright Scholar, a CORO Leadership Fellow and adjunct faculty, and an alumna of the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Executive Leadership Academy.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. University of California-Santa Barbara
  • Master’s degree. University of California-Santa Barbara
  • Bachelor’s degree. English, California State University-Sacramento 
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
THF 497Senior Project
THP 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
THP 494Special Topics
THP 598Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FMP 294Special Topics
THP 484Internship
THE 484Internship
FMP 484Internship
THF 497Senior Project
FMP 499Individualized Instruction
THP 593Applied Project
THP 684Internship
THP 692Research
DCE 695Continuing Registration
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FMP 484Internship
THP 484Internship
THE 499Individualized Instruction
THP 499Individualized Instruction
THE 592Research
THE 599Thesis
THP 684Internship
THP 693Applied Project
DCE 693Applied Project
THE 695Continuing Registration
DCE 695Continuing Registration
THP 783Fieldwork
THE 792Research
THE 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
THP 484Internship
THF 497Senior Project
THP 499Individualized Instruction
THE 592Research
DCE 695Continuing Registration