Michelle Summers - English

Michelle Summers

English

Born in Texas and raised in Arkansas, Michelle Summers comes to Thaden from the University of California, Berkeley, where she primarily taught writing and composition in the Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies Department. She most recently served as the Performance Studies Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Art and Religion at the Graduate Theological Union and has also taught at Santa Clara University, Texas Christian University, and The Bentley Independent School. Michelle holds bachelor's degrees in English and ballet from Texas Christian University, a master's degree in performance studies from New York University, and a Ph.D. in critical dance studies from the University of California.