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Naomi Jackson

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Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2002
Lincoln Scholar
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
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 301Meaning in Motion
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 501Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 593Applied Project
THP 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 484Internship
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 693Applied Project
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 301Meaning in Motion
THF 497Senior Project
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 501Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 591Seminar
DCE 593Applied Project
THP 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 693Applied Project
DCE 695Continuing Registration
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 300Moving Histories
DCE 404Dance and Ethics
DCE 484Internship
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 571Graduate First-Yr Seminar II
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 693Applied Project
DCE 695Continuing Registration
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 301Meaning in Motion
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 501Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 591Seminar
DCE 593Applied Project
THP 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 693Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 271Second-Year Seminar II
DCE 300Moving Histories
DCE 404Dance and Ethics
DCE 484Internship
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 598Special Topics
THP 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
DCE 693Applied Project
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 301Meaning in Motion
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 501Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 591Seminar
THP 598Special Topics
DCE 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 271Second-Year Seminar II
DCE 300Moving Histories
DCE 404Dance and Ethics
DCE 484Internship
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 301Meaning in Motion
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 501Philosophy of Dance
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 584Internship
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 591Seminar
DCE 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
DCE 271Second-Year Seminar II
DCE 300Moving Histories
DCE 404Dance and Ethics
DCE 484Internship
DCE 499Individualized Instruction
DCE 580Practicum
DCE 583Fieldwork
DCE 590Reading and Conference
DCE 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
DCE 683Fieldwork