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Jane Carol Desmond

Jane Carol Desmond, American studies educator, choreographer, dancer. Mary Duke Biddle Foundation grantee, 1985, New York State Council for the Arts grantee, 1980. Co-director International Forum United States Studies, since 1996. Member American Studies Association, Society for Cinema Studies, Congress on Research in Dance (executive board 1993-1995).

Background

  • Desmond, Jane Carol was born on August 5, 1951 in Providence. Daughter of Alton Harold and Dorothy Ann (Garfield) Desmond.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brown University, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, 1975. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1991.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1993.

    Career

    • Assistant professor theatre Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1975-1980. Artist-in-residence in dance Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1982-1993. Associate professor American studies and women's studies University Iowa, Iowa City, since 1993.

    Membership

    Co-director International Forum United States Studies, since 1996. Member American Studies Association, Society for Cinema Studies, Congress on Research in Dance (executive board 1993-1995).

    Connections

    • father: Alton Harold Desmond
    • mother: Dorothy Ann (Garfield) Desmond
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    Born August 5, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Brown University
    • 1975
      Sarah Lawrence College
    • 1991
      Yale University
    • 1993
      Yale University
    • 1975 - 1980
      Assistant, professor theatre Cornell University
      Ithaca, New York, United States
    • 1982 - 1993
      artist, -in-residence in dance Duke University
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1993
      associate, professor American studies and women's studies University Iowa
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States