Elsie Ivancich Dunin Edit Profile
Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1957. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1966.
Her studies focus on Croatian diaspora communities and associated sword dances in both Old and New World contexts. She is Professor Emerita of dance ethnology from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and is currently a dance research advisor with the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research in Zagreb, Croatia. Her two daughters are Theresa (TJ) and Elonka Dunin.
Member Congress on Research in Dance (treas.1980-1982), Gypsy Lore Society (executive board directors 1982-1985, 93-96), Dance Notation Be. (professional board 1984-1986).
Married Stanley Dunin, June 14, 1958. Children: Elonka, Teresa.