Yutian Wong (Ph.D., Dance History and Theory, UC Riverside; B.A., Art History, UC Davis) is an associate professor of Dance who teaches courses in critical dance studies (history, aesthetics, and ethnography); composition/improvisation; and writing in the dance major. She was a former Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Arts and Gender Studies at Bryn Mawr College and a faculty fellow in the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Wong is the author of "Choreographing Asian America" (Wesleyan University Press, 2010) and editor of "Contemporary Directions in Asian American Dance" (University of Wisconsin Press, 2016). Other essays and chapters have appeared in "Discourses in Dance, Short Film Studies", "Maps of City and Body" (Denise Uyehara), "World(ing) Dance" (ed.Susan Foster) and "RELAY: Theories in Motion" (eds.Thomas DeFrantz and Philippa Rothfield).
Areas of expertise: Critical Dance Studies, Asian American performance studies, Performance Ethnography