Purnima Shah

Associate Professor of the Practice of Dance

-- Duke University
HWL Affiliation: Steering Committee

Purnima Shah was the recipient of the Richard K. Lublin Distinguished Teaching Award for 2012-13. Her scholarship focuses on Asian Dance-theatre, ritual performance, Gender in Performance, postcolonial implications on traditional dance and theatre performance, role-playing and expressive elements in Indian dance-theatre, and Indian dance in the diaspora.