Jennifer Brody


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Jennifer Brody
Professor and Department Chair of Theater & Performance Studies, School of Humanities and Sciences
Clayman Institute Faculty Voice and Influence Fellow, 2012-2013
Faculty Advisory Committee, Center for the Advancement of Women’s Leadership

Jennifer DeVere Brody is a Professor in Theater & Performance Studies and an Affiliate in the Center for Comparative Studies of Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE).  Her work has appeared in Theatre Journal, Signs, Genders, Callaloo, Text and Performance Quarterly and in several edited volumes.  Her books, Impossible Purities (Duke University Press, 1998) and Punctuation: Art, Politics and Play (Duke University Press, 2008) both discuss relations among and between sexuality, gender, racialization, visual studies and performance.  She has served as the President of the Women and Theatre Program, on the board of Women and Performance and has worked with the Ford and Mellon Foundations.

Further information is available from the Department of Theater & Performance Studies website