Takiyah Nur Amin
Takiyah Nur Amin, PhD (Temple University, '11) is a scholar, educator, and consultant. Currently, she is the Dance History Postdoctoral Research Assistant for the Dunham’s Data Project at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London. Her research and teaching interests center the experiences of African Americans and others in the Diaspora as it relates to the histories of 20th-century concert dance and related performance traditions. The interdisciplinary nature of her interests gives her the space to consider pedagogical issues in dance studies as well as broader questions regarding Black performance, aesthetics, and intellectual history. Dr. Amin has served as a twice-elected board member of the Congress on Research in Dance and is the co-founder of the Dance Studies Association’s Diversity Working Group. Dr. Amin is also founding board member and co-convener of the Collegium for African Diaspora Dance (CADD) and committee member of PoP Moves International.