Assistant Professor, Dance
Office: ENS 121
2015 Ph.D. Performance Studies (Portfolio in Gender Studies), The University of Texas at Austin, Austin TX
2008 M.A. Aesthetics, Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, South Korea
2006 B.A. Dance & Philosophy, Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, South Korea
Chuyun Oh (Ph.D. in Performance Studies at The University of Texas at Austin) is an Assistant Professor of Dance History at San Diego State University. Her research focuses on identity in dance performance, performance ethnography, and transnational media and popular culture. Her work has appeared in several journals and anthologies, including The Journal of Popular Culture, The Journal of Fandom Studies, Communication, Culture & Critique, Dance Chronicle, The Korean Wave: Korean Popular Culture in Global Context (Palgrave 2014), East Asian Men: Masculinity, Sexuality and Desire (Palgrave 2016), and Sport in Korea (Routledge 2017). She is also an international award-winning dancer and has presented her work across Japan, South Korea, Austria, Germany, and the U.S. Her recent performances have been recognized twice and presented at Top Contributed Performances session in Performance Studies Division at National Communication Association (NCA) in 2016 and 2017.