Dr. Diane McGhee has taught in higher education since 1976 and for 30 years she dually worked as a professional dancer and choreographer. Her expertise is modern dance and various cultural traditions. She is a noted presenter and founder of dance teacher training programs. McGhee’s research investigates legacies, women’s studies, a priori bodily knowledge, interdisciplinary arts, curriculum, and
dance at the intersection of mythology and religion. She is a Coolidge Fellow with A.R.I.L., Columbia University, teaches at the University of South Carolina, and serves as Board President for an international dance company, Movement Migration.